Match statistics

NewcastleSporting CP

Goals scored1
Yellow cards3
Red Cards0



Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    Tello (in) - Beto (out) (Sporting)
    Sporting make changes, hoping to score a second goal that could see them win Group D.
  • Substitution
    Guy (in) - Bellamy (out) (Newcastle)
    19-year-old Lewis Guy, an England Under-20 international, replaces the Welsh forward who has been outstanding this evening.
  • Substitution
    Andy O'Brien (in) - Taylor (out) (Newcastle)
    O'Brien has recovered from a hamstring problem and Graeme Souness eases him back into action with a short appearance tonight.
  • Substitution
    Douala (in) - Pinilla (out) (Sporting)
    The Cameroonian international comes on in place of Chilean Pinilla who has struggled to get involved in the game.
  • Yellow Card
    Beto (Sporting) is booked.
    The Portuguese defender is cautioned for a cynical foul on Bellamy who had comfortably beaten him for pace and was bearing down on goal.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Sporting get the second half underway.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Yellow Card
    Liedson (Sporting) is booked.
    A foul on Olivier Bernard leads to a caution for the Brazilian striker - he slid in late after the ball had gone.
  • Goal
    Custódio (Sporting) scores!
    A fine header from the midfielder, climbing to meet a Rochemback's free-kick and despatching the ball accurately into the top left corner of Shay Given's goal.
  • Yellow Card
    Hughes (Newcastle) is booked.
    The cautions mount up for Newcastle.
  • Yellow Card
    Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
    It appears the Newcastle forward has been booked for dissent after reacting strongly to a decision by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    Bramble (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
    Another painful-looking challenge on the talented Brazilian Liedson leads to a caution for the former Ipswich Town FC defender.
  • Goal
    Bellamy (Newcastle) scores!
    An excellent headed goal by the Welsh international after a good flick-on by his partner Shola Ameobi. Goalkeeper Ricardo was just off his line and the ball looped over him and into the net.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.


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