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Standard comeback eliminates Panathinaikos

Published: Tuesday 5 August 2014, 22.45CET
Panathinaikos FC 1-2 R. Standard de Liège (agg: 1-2)
Standard's first-half double was enough to fire them past Panathinaikos and into the play-offs.
by Vassiliki Papantonopoulou
from Apostolos Nikolaidis stadium
Standard comeback eliminates Panathinaikos
Jelle Van Damme makes a tackle for Standard ©InTime

Match statistics

PanathinaikosStandard Liège

Goals scored1
 
2
Total attempts24
 
7
on target6
 
2
off target11
 
4
blocked7
 
1
against woodwork2
 
0
Corners10
 
3
Offsides3
 
2
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed11
 
7
Fouls suffered7
 
10

Standings

 
Published: Tuesday 5 August 2014, 22.45CET

Standard comeback eliminates Panathinaikos

Panathinaikos FC 1-2 R. Standard de Liège (agg: 1-2)
Standard's first-half double was enough to fire them past Panathinaikos and into the play-offs.

R. Standard de Liège scored two quick-fire goals to come from behind against Panathinaikos FC and progress to Friday's UEFA Champions League play-off draw.

After a scoreless first leg, the Greek hosts took the lead through Dino Arslanagic's own goal. Yanis Mbombo equalised for Standard and Paul-José Mpoku put them ahead with a beautifully curled effort just before the break. Panathinaikos came agonisingly close to an equaliser in the second half but were twice denied by the crossbar and transfer to the UEFA Europa League play-offs.

The Athens club were more fortunate in the opening stages and they took the lead when Arslanagic sliced Marcus Berg's cross into his own net as he attempted to clear. Panathinaikos could have added a quick second but Eiji Kawashima produced a fine fingertip save to stop Berg's powerful strike.

Soon after, Igor De Camargo stole the ball in midfield and launched a ruthless counterattack before setting up Mbombo for a simple finish. Six minutes later substitute Mpoku cut in from the left and whipped the ball past Stefanos Kotsolis from outside the area. In the second half Kawashima tipped Thanasis Dinas long-range drive onto the post, and after Nano had smashed a header against the bar, the Japanese keeper made another crucial save to deny Abdul Ajagun.

Last updated: 31/05/15 1.58CET

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Lineups

panathinaikos

Panathinaikos

standard liège

Standard Liège

1
KotsolisStefanos Kotsolis (GK)
1
KawashimaEiji Kawashima (GK)
4
KoutroumbisGiorgos Koutroumbis
5
Jorge TeixeiraJorge Teixeira
5
TriantafyllopoulosKostas Triantafyllopoulos
Yellow Card26
6
CimanLaurent Ciman
Yellow Card59
6
Mendes da SilvaDavid Mendes
Substitution56
8
StamRonnie Stam
9
BergMarcus Berg
10
De CamargoIgor De Camargo
10
ZecaZeca (C)
Yellow Card90+1
18
MbomboYanis Mbombo
Goal36
Substitution71
14
AjagunAbdul Ajagun
33
Carcela-GonzálezMehdi Carcela-González
Substitution54
21
NanoNano
36
ArslanagicDino Arslanagic
Goal17
23
SchildenfeldGordon Schildenfeld
37
Van DammeJelle Van Damme (C)
32
PranjićDanijel Pranjić
63
Mujangi BiaGeoffrey Mujangi Bia
Substitution20
33
PetrićMladen Petrić
Substitution56
67
LumanzaTortol Lumanza

Substitutes

15
SteeleLuke Steele (GK)
16
ThuramYohann Thuram (GK)
2
SpyropoulosPanagiotis Spyropoulos
17
MilosevicDeni Milosevic
3
ChouchoumisDiamantis Chouchoumis
20
YasarAli Yasar
7
KlonaridisViktor Klonaridis
Substitution56
Substitution65
30
MmaeeSamy Mmaee
8
LagosTassos Lagos
32
WattTony Watt
Substitution54
Yellow Card56
19
KarelisNikos Karelis
Substitution56
40
MpokuPaul-José Mpoku
Substitution20
Goal42
26
DinasThanasis Dinas
Substitution65
42
AjdarevićAstrit Ajdarević
Substitution71

Coach

Giannis Anastasiou (GRE) Guy Luzon (ISR)

Referee

Michael Oliver (ENG)

Assistant referees

Michael Mullarkey (ENG), Stuart Burt (ENG)

Fourth official

Lee Mason (ENG)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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