Stade Maurice Dufrasne - Liege 20/08/2014 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Play-offs, First leg

Standard Liège - Zenit
0-1

Standard Liège - Zenit 0-1 - 20/08/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Oleg Shatov's first half strike is enough to give Zenit a slender lead to take into the second leg. Despite a much-improved second half display from the hosts they were unable to find the equaliser and will now have to chase the game in the return. The margin of victory could have been greater but both José Rondón and Danny struck the woodwork for André Villas-Boas' team.
  • 90+4
    Ciman (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 90+4
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 90+2
    De Camargo (Standard Liège) misses the target.
    A great chance right at the death as Laurent Ciman plays in a superb cross from the right, picking out Igor De Camargo who heads wide of the near post under no challenge.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Solovyev (in) - Hulk (out) (Zenit)
  • 90+1
    Smolnikov (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Mujangi Bia (Standard Liège).
  • 90
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 90
    Rondón (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    Hulk dummies the shot allowing José Rondón to step up but his effort is not high enough to beat the wall and is cleared.
  • Yellow Card
    88
    Faty (Standard Liège) is cautioned by the referee.
    Hulk is in full flight as he heads dangerously towards the penalty area. His progress is halted by Ricardo Faty who picks up a yellow card for his troubles.
  • 88
    Faty (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 87
    Fayzulin (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Faty (Standard Liège).
  • 86
    Faty (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 85
    Ciman (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    Ryazantsev (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Mpoku (Standard Liège).
  • 85
    Mujangi Bia (Standard Liège) takes the corner.
    The corner is played towards the near post but Zenit have enough bodies there to clear the danger.
  • 84
    Lodygin (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 84
    Louis (Standard Liège) has an effort on goal.
    The ball breaks to Jeff Louis in the centre outside the penalty area. He hits an instinctive shot at goal that almost catches Yuri Lodygin unaware, forcing the goalkeeper into an excellent save to tip over the bar.
  • 83
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 83
    Rondón (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège).
  • 83
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 83
    Mujangi Bia (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Smolnikov (Zenit).
  • Substitution
    82
    Ryazantsev (in) - Shatov (out) (Zenit)
    The No17, who scored his second-ever UEFA Champions League goal this evening departs to a warm reception, replaced by Aleksandr Ryazantsev.
  • 80
    Danny (Zenit) misses the target.
    Anatoliy Tymoshchuk takes the free-kick quickly, allowing Danny the space to shoot but his effort is too high and goes into the crowd.
  • 80
    Fayzulin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 80
    Faty (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tymoshchuk (Zenit).
  • 78
    Hulk (Zenit) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Hulk takes the free-kick from wide on the right. He whips a cross-shot right across the face of goal, just too far ahead of his teammates and just wide of the far post.
  • 77
    Van Damme (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 76
    Ciman (Standard Liège) misses the target.
    The corner is played in towards the edge of the penalty area where Laurent Ciman is all alone. His looping header has the goalkeeper worried for a moment but it is just too high and lands on the top of the goal.
  • 76
    Mujangi Bia (Standard Liège) delivers the corner.
  • 75
    Lombaerts (Zenit) makes a save.
    Geoffrey Mujangi Bia shows some nice skills to cause some problems just outside the penalty area his shot is charged down by Nicolas Lombaerts and spins away for a corner.
  • 75
    Mbombo (Standard Liège) has a shot blocked.
  • Yellow Card
    74
    Smolnikov (Zenit) is booked.
  • 73
    Smolnikov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mpoku (Standard Liège).
  • 72
    Van Damme (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 72
    Hulk (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Damme (Standard Liège).
  • Substitution
    71
    Mbombo (in) - Lumanza (out) (Standard Liège)
  • 70
    Arslanagic (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 70
    Hulk (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    Hulk has space from the rebound but his effort is blocked by Dino Arslanagic.
  • 70
    Danny (Zenit) misses the target.
    Oleg Shatov gets way down the left inside the penalty area. He cuts the ball back to Danny who hits it first time. Eiji Kawashima is beaten but the ball strikes the post and bounces away to safety.
  • 68
    Fayzulin (Zenit) fouls.
  • 65
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) takes the corner.
    The corner is played short before Jelle Van Damme plays the cross in but Zenit clear the danger. Hulk has the space to run at the defence but Laurent Ciman does enough to put him off and halt his progress.
  • Substitution
    65
    Mujangi Bia (in) - Watt (out) (Standard Liège)
    The No32, who had Standard's best chance of the night makes way for Geoffrey Mujangi Bia, who had been a doubt for the game with a hamstring problem.
  • 60
    Ciman (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 59
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) misses the target.
    The corner is cleared as far as Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, who almost catches the goalkeeper out with a long range effort that goes just wide of the near post.
  • 59
    Shatov (Zenit) takes the corner.
  • 58
    Lodygin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 57
    De Camargo (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Criscito (Zenit).
  • 57
    Lodygin (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 57
    Watt (Standard Liège) has an effort on goal.
    Viktor Fayzulin plays a risky backpass straight to Tony Watt, his first touch takes him into the penalty area and with defenders closing him down he shoots from the edge of the penalty area but Yuri Lodygin makes the save diving to his right.
  • 56
    Arslanagic (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 56
    Fayzulin (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 56
    Hulk (Zenit) takes the corner.
  • 56
    Kawashima (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 56
    Hulk (Zenit) delivers the free-kick on target.
    It is Hulk who takes the shot. The ball finds its way through the wall via deflection that almost catches the goalkeeper out. Eiji Kawashima adjusts and scrambles the ball out for a corner.
  • 54
    Louis (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Shatov (Zenit).
    Another neat move down the left from Zenit and Oleg Shatov is took quick for Jeff Louis who can only trip his opponent in a dangerous area.
  • 54
    Lodygin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 53
    Louis (Standard Liège) fouls.
  • 52
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mpoku (Standard Liège).
  • 50
    Lodygin (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 50
    De Camargo (Standard Liège) has an effort on goal.
  • 48
    Lodygin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 48
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shatov (Zenit).
  • 47
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    46
    Danny (Zenit) is booked.
  • 46
    Danny (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lumanza (Standard Liège).
  • 46
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 46
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Zenit restart the game with both sides choosing not to make any changes at the break. The visitors were dominant in the first half but will be all too aware of the need for a second goal to show for their efforts.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Zenit hold a 1-0 advantage at the break after a beautifully worked team goal finished off by Oleg Shatov in the 16th minute. Standard have found it hard to create chances and could have fallen further behind on the stroke of half-time but for the crossbar denying José Rondón. André Villas-Boas will hope for more of the same from his side after the interval.
  • 45+2
    Rondón (Zenit) misses the target.
    Igor Smolnikov feeds José Rondón just outside the penalty area. The No23 swaps passes with Danny and finds himself through on goal. His lofted effort beats Eiji Kawashima but comes back off the bar.
  • 45+1
    Hulk (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    The free-kick is a long way out but Hulk hits a fierce strike at goal which comes back off the wall allowing Standard to clear.
  • 45+1
    Louis (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 45+1
    Hulk (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 45
    Arslanagic (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hulk (Zenit).
    Hulk shows good strength to ride the challenge but he cannot take advantage and the free-kick is given.
  • 44
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    De Camargo (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fayzulin (Zenit).
  • 43
    Smolnikov (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 43
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) has a shot blocked.
    The No32 has a brief glimpse of space and takes the opportunity to try his luck but Igor Smolnikov, who has returned to the fray after treatment is alive to the situation and makes the block.
  • 42
    Louis (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tymoshchuk (Zenit).
    Anatoliy Tymoshchuk does well to rob Jeff Louis and i brought down near the sideline for a free-kick. The ball is played in from the set piece but Eiji Kawashima gathers confidently.
  • 41
    Smolnikov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lumanza (Standard Liège).
  • 36
    Ciman (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 36
    Fayzulin (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Camargo (Standard Liège).
  • 32
    Shatov (Zenit) delivers the corner.
    Jorge Teixeira rises at the near post and gets his head to the ball to clear the danger.
  • 30
    Smolnikov (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 27
    Louis (Standard Liège) delivers the corner.
    The corner is also headed clear, it falls to Paul-José Mpoku but his pass back in drifts through to the goalkeeper.
  • 26
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
    The free-kick is swung in towards the penalty area but well defended by Zenit who clear for a corner.
  • Yellow Card
    26
    Van Damme (Standard Liège) is booked.
  • 25
    Garay (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mpoku (Standard Liège).
  • 24
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 23
    Tymoshchuk (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Camargo (Standard Liège).
  • 21
    Garay (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Louis (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Smolnikov (Zenit).
  • 21
    Fayzulin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    20
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) is booked.
  • 20
    Mpoku (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Tymoshchuk (Zenit).
  • 19
    Arslanagic (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 19
    Rondón (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
    José Rondón tries his luck twice in quick succession but twice he is thwarted by some brave defending by Jorge Teixeira and Dino Arslanagic.
  • 18
    Jorge Teixeira (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 18
    Rondón (Zenit) has a shot blocked.
  • 17
    Fayzulin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 17
    Shatov (Zenit) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Damme (Standard Liège).
  • Goal
    16
    Shatov (Zenit) scores!
    Domenico Criscito scoops a lovely pass into the path of Danny inside the penalty area. The No35 chests it down for Hulk who fires the ball across, picking out Oleg Shatov. Shatov arrives near the penalty spot to supply a lovely side-footed finish to make it 1-0. A splendid team goal.
  • 16
    Lodygin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Watt (Standard Liège) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Garay (Zenit).
  • 14
    Criscito (Zenit) misses the target.
    Domenico Criscito gets on the end of the corner but he cannot direct his effort on target and it goes wide of the goal.
  • 14
    Shatov (Zenit) takes the corner.
  • 14
    Kawashima (Standard Liège) makes a save.
  • 14
    Hulk (Zenit) has an effort on goal.
    Hulk cuts in dangerously from the left, finding space for a shot at goal that Eiji Kawashima pushes away from danger.
  • 12
    Faty (Standard Liège) takes the free-kick.
  • 11
    Hulk (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Ciman (Standard Liège).
  • 10
    Fayzulin (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Faty (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Hulk (Zenit).
  • 9
    De Camargo (Standard Liège) is penalised for a foul on Danny (Zenit).
  • 2
    Danny (Zenit) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Danny (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on Faty (Standard Liège).
  • 1
    Lodygin (Zenit) makes a save.
  • 1
    Ciman (Standard Liège) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Laurent Ciman hits the ball from distance and despite it taking a late bounce in front of the goalkeeper Yuri Lodygin watches it well and gathers.
  • 1
    Garay (Zenit) is penalised for a foul on De Camargo (Standard Liège).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Standard have the ball from the kick-off and immediately play it forwards, winning a free-kick. Can they strike an early blow and help themselves towards their second ever group stage qualification?

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red cards
    Red cards
  • Yellow cards
    Yellow cards
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
 
 

Match statistics

Standard Liège
Zenit

0

Goals scored

1

38

Possession (%)

62

8

Total attempts

17

4

on target

3

2

off target

6

2

blocked

8

0

against woodwork

2

4

Corners

4

0

Offsides

0

3

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

19

Fouls committed

17

16

Fouls suffered

18

310

Passes

636

232

completed

553

Lineups

standard liège

Standard Liège

zenit

Zenit

1Kawashima (GK)1Lodygin (GK)
4Faty
Yellow Card88
4Criscito
5Jorge Teixeira6Lombaerts
6Ciman7Hulk
Substitution90+1
10De Camargo17Shatov
Goal16
Substitution82
25Louis19Smolnikov
Yellow Card74
32Watt
Substitution65
20Fayzulin
36Arslanagic23Rondón
37Van Damme (C)
Yellow Card26
24Garay
40Mpoku
Yellow Card20
35Danny (C)
Yellow Card46
67Lumanza
Substitution71
44Tymoshchuk

Substitutes

16Thuram-Ulien (GK)51Rudakov (GK)
14Ono2Anyukov
18Mbombo
Substitution71
5Ryazantsev
Substitution82
24Fiore10Arshavin
30Mmaee11Kerzhakov
42Ajdarević13Luís Neto
63Mujangi Bia
Substitution65
99Solovyev
Substitution90+1

Coaches

Guy Luzon (ISR) André Villas-Boas (POR)

Referee

Craig Thomson (SCO)

Standings

 
 
  
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