Estadio Vicente Calderón - Madrid 21/10/2010 - 21:05CET (21:05 local time)

Group stage - Group B

Atlético - Rosenborg
3-0
 

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Agüero's return lifts holders Atlético

Published: Thursday 21 October 2010, 22.50CET
Club Atlético de Madrid 3-0 Rosenborg BK
Sergio Agüero came off the bench to score one and set up another as Atlético revived their Group B hopes.
by Paul Bryan
from Estadio Vicente Calderón

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Match statistics

Atlético
Rosenborg

3

Goals scored

0

6

Attempts on target

4

10

Attempts off target

5

5

Corners

6

4

Offsides

3

12

Fouls committed

11

0

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

Lineups

atlético

Atlético

rosenborg

Rosenborg

27Joel (GK)1Örlund (GK)
2Valera
Substitution22
2Lustig
5Tiago
Substitution71
3Dorsin (C)
7Forlán
Substitution65
4Annan
12Paulo Assunção5Bjärsmyr
14Filipe Luis10Moldskred
15Godín
Goal17
11Demidov
17Ujfaluši14Iversen
Substitution82
19Reyes15Skjelbred
Yellow Card42
Substitution69
20Simão (C)19Henriksen
22Diego Costa
Goal78
30Prica

Substitutes

13De Gea (GK)26Bråthen (GK)
3Antonio López6Strand
4Mario Suárez7Olsen
8Raúl García
Substitution71
9Jamtfall
Substitution82
10Agüero
Substitution65
Goal66
16Wangberg
11Mérida27Sare
Substitution69
21Perea
Substitution22
29Oviasu

Coaches

Quique Sánchez Flores (ESP) Nils Arne Eggen (NOR)

Referee

Cyril Zimmermann (SUI)

Press kits

Last updated: 21/10/2010 23:47 CET

Standings

Last updated: 31/05/2011 19:44 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Matches

 
  
Published: Thursday 21 October 2010, 22.50CET

Agüero's return lifts holders Atlético

Club Atlético de Madrid 3-0 Rosenborg BK
Sergio Agüero came off the bench to score one and set up another as Atlético revived their Group B hopes.

Club Atlético de Madrid revived their UEFA Europa League hopes after Sergio Agüero's return from injury inspired last year's winners to a comfortable 3-0 victory against Rosenborg BK.

Going into their encounter against Nils Arne Eggen's side having collected just one point from their opening two Group B encounters, Los Rojiblancos enjoyed a better start here with Diego Godín heading in José Antonio Reyes's cross after 18 minutes. The introduction of Agüero in the second half inspired the hosts to close out the game, the Argentinian finding the net in the 66th minute before providing Diego Costa with a third. 

Chasing a 22nd Norwegian Premier League title, the visitors were chasing their opponents for the majority of the opening period and they had goalkeeper Daniel Örlund to thank for keeping the score at 1-0, the Swede reacting well to keep out Costa's point-blank effort in the 32nd minute before pushing away Diego Forlán's dangerous cross moments later.

For all of their first half dominance, however, the hosts were close to going in on level terms at the break. Watching a hopeful ball over the top, Morten Moldskred found himself behind Godín before diverting a shot against the base of the post while Per Ciljan Skjelbred's follow-up flashed narrowly wide of Joel's far post. 

Normal service was resumed after the restart, with the UEFA Super Cup winners looking to extend their advantage; seconds after the arrival of Agüero they had done so. Simão's looping pass to the right found Tomáš Ujfaluši who quickly released Reyes and when the winger picked out Agüero's run he managed to wriggle free of the defence before sweeping the ball in. The 22-year-old then turned provider, playing a delightful chipped pass in for Costa who headed over Örlund to give his side a convincing 3-0 win.

Last updated: 10/12/12 12.44CET

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