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Chamakh proves Bordeaux hero

Published: Thursday 26 February 2004, 23.11CET
Groclin 0-1 Bordeaux Marouane Chamakh's late goal earns ten-man FC Girondins de Bordeaux victory.

Match statistics

Groclin Grodzisk WielkopolskiBordeaux

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target0
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
1

Standings

 
Published: Thursday 26 February 2004, 23.11CET

Chamakh proves Bordeaux hero

Groclin 0-1 Bordeaux Marouane Chamakh's late goal earns ten-man FC Girondins de Bordeaux victory.

Marouane Chamakh's goal in added time gave ten-man FC Girondins de Bordeaux a priceless first-leg lead after a tight match in Poland against Groclin Grodzisk Wielkopolski.

Groclin on top
Both teams started the game cautiously but soon the home side, whose first ever European campaign has already accounted for Hertha BSC Berlin and Manchester City FC, took control. In the fifth minute Groclin striker Grzegorz Rasiak only just failed to connect with a cross from Piotr Piechniak.

Goal ruled out
Groclin continued to dominate and midfield player Sebastian Mila had the ball in the net after a move involving Piechniak and Tomasz Moskala - only for his strike to be ruled out for offside. The tall Rasiak was causing the Ligue 1 side the most problems at this stage, with a succession of corners forced by Groclin.

Costa dismissed
Home goalkeeper Mariusz Liberda had a quiet half other than a 14th-minute save from Chamakh, while his opposite number Ulrich Ramé was kept busy, not least after Eduardo Costa was dismissed on the half-hour for Bordeaux for violent conduct. Nine minutes later Rasiak was sent through one-on-one with Ramé but could not force the ball in.

Bordeaux find their feet
After the break, though, the ten men of Bordeaux were able to slow the game and gradually looked the more likely team to score. Indeed, Groclin were finding it increasingly difficult to create chances and by the latter stages the visitors were on top.

Late winner
Four minutes from the end Pascal Feindouno forced Liberda to make a fine save. However, just before full-time the goalkeeper could do nothing to prevent Chamakh shooting in after being sent away by Albert Celades to give Bordeaux the advantage for the return next Wednesday.

Last updated: 27/02/04 0.51CET

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Lineups

groclin grodzisk wielkopolski

Groclin Grodzisk Wielkopolski

bordeaux

Bordeaux

1
LiberdaMariusz Liberda (GK)
16
RaméUlrich Ramé (C)
2
MynářRadek Mynář
2
JemmaliDavid Jemmali
Substitution46
4
KrižanacIvica Križanac
3
Marco CaneiraMarco Caneira
7
PiechniakPiotr Piechniak
6
JuriettiFranck Jurietti
9
RasiakGrzegorz Rasiak
7
Eduardo CostaEduardo Costa
Red Card30
11
WieszczyckiTomasz Wieszczycki (C)
8
CeladesAlbert Celades
Yellow Card30
15
KoziołIgor Kozioł
Yellow Card76
11
RieraAlbert Riera
Substitution72
18
PawlakMariusz Pawlak
14
FeindounoPascal Feindouno
19
SedláčekLumír Sedláček
27
PlanusMarc Planus
20
MoskałaTomasz Moskała
Substitution80
29
ChamakhMarouane Chamakh
Goal90
22
MilaSebastian Mila
Yellow Card62
36
MavubaRio Mavuba
Yellow Card80

Substitutes

12
PrzyrowskiSebastian Przyrowski (GK)
1
RouxFrédéric Roux (GK)
26
SikoraAdrian Sikora
Substitution80
19
Bruno BastoBruno Basto
Substitution46
14
GorszkowLukasz Gorszkow
37
FranciaJuan Pablo Francia
Substitution72
24
GórskiRobert Górski
18
DeividDeivid
25
StasiakMichał Stasiak
20
Paulo CostaPaulo Costa
21
AfanouKodjo Afanou
23
MirandaPaulo Miranda

Coach

Dušan Radolský (SVK) Michel Pavon (FRA)

Referee

Stefan Messner (AUT)

Assistant referees

Markus Mayr (AUT), Herbert Krenn (AUT)

Fourth official

Wolfgang Sowa (AUT)

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