Estádio do Dragão - Porto 26/08/2014 - 20:45CET (19:45 local time)

Play-offs, Second leg

Porto - LOSC
2-0
Aggregate: 3-0
 

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Porto oust LOSC for 19th group appearance

Published: Tuesday 26 August 2014, 22.46CET
FC Porto 2-0 LOSC Lille (agg: 3-0)
Yacine Brahimi and Jackson Martínez struck in the second half to send Porto into the group stage for the 19th time.
Porto oust LOSC for 19th group appearance
Jackson Martínez strikes the clincher ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Porto
LOSC

2

Goals scored

0

8

Total attempts

10

5

on target

2

3

off target

5

0

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

5

0

Offsides

2

0

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

12

12

Fouls suffered

16

Lineups

porto

Porto

losc

LOSC

12Fabiano (GK)1Enyeama (GK)
2Danilo2Corchia
71
3Martins Indi4Balmont
81
4Maicon5Gueye
77
6Casemiro
84
14Kjær
8Brahimi
49
18Béria
90
9Martínez (C)
69
22Rozehnal
16Herrera23Souaré
26Alex Sandro
39
24Mavuba (C)
30Óliver Torres26Roux
67
36Rúben Neves
62
27Origi

Substitutes

25Andrés Fernández (GK)16Elana (GK)
7Quaresma6Delaplace
77
10Quintero9Rodelin
13Reyes
39
13Soumaoro
15Evandro
62
15Sidibé
18Adrián López17Marcos Lopes
71
21Ricardo
84
20Mendes
67
70

Coaches

Julen Lopetegui (ESP) René Girard (FRA)

Referee

Svein Oddvar Moen (NOR)

Standings

 
 
  
Published: Tuesday 26 August 2014, 22.46CET

Porto oust LOSC for 19th group appearance

FC Porto 2-0 LOSC Lille (agg: 3-0)
Yacine Brahimi and Jackson Martínez struck in the second half to send Porto into the group stage for the 19th time.

• FC Porto in the group stage for the 19th time in their history
• Porto see off LOSC Lille with nearly 60% of possession
• Brazilian duo Alex Sandro and Casemiro left the field injured for Porto
• Yacine Brahimi scores the first from a free-kick and assists Jackson Martínez for the second
• Porto join SL Benfica and Sporting Clube de Portugal in Thursday’s draw

Porto safely made it to Thursday's UEFA Champions League group stage draw after beating LOSC Lille 3-0 on aggregate. Brahimi opened the scoring at the beginning of the second half with a superb free-kick and Jackson Martínez put the play-off contest to bed with 21 minutes to go.

Despite having won the first leg 1-0 in Lille a week ago, Porto remained true to their attacking style, dictating the pace of the game from the start. With nine minutes gone Martínez touched the ball centimetres wide after a perfect delivery by Danilo from the right.

The early pressure from the hosts, though, began to fade as the match unfolded and LOSC started to move upfield more often. Idrissa Gueye almost exploited a mistake from the Porto defence, Maicon doing just enough to prevent the midfielder from scoring. With half-time approaching the pace of the game decreased and the teams went back to their dressing rooms goalless.

©AFP/Getty Images

Porto celebrate their opener

Barely had the second half got under way when Brahimi converted a sensational free-kick, lifting the ball over the wall and into the top corner. The Lille response also came from a free-kick soon after, yet Fabiano in the Porto goal was equal to David Rozehnal's attempt. Nolan Roux headed wide as the French side sought to get back in the tie, but Martínez was to finish things off on 69 minutes. After neat play between Evandro and Brahimi the Algerian set up his captain, who beat Vincent Enyeama with his left foot.

With matters settled, goal opportunities emerged at either end. Héctor Herrera drove narrowly wide, before LOSC substitute Marcos Lopes saw his goal-bound strike blocked by Danilo minutes later. The scoreboard, however, did not change again as Porto celebrated their 19th appearance in the UEFA Champions League group stage.

Last updated: 02/10/14 1.32CET

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