Match statistics

Sporting CPNewcastle

Goals scored4
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0


Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    Rochemback (Sporting) scores!
    A mistake by Carr lets the Brazilian midfield player in. He runs at goal and just places the ball past the advancing Given. Newcastle's late rally founders.
  • Substitution
    Custódio (in) - Sá Pinto (out) (Sporting)
  • Yellow Card
    Taylor (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Goal
    Beto (Sporting) scores!
    Sporting are 3-1 up and on the brink of the semi-finals. Rochemback's fine corner is met by a powerful Beto header and the defender makes up for his earlier miss with that crucial goal.
  • Substitution
    Pinilla (in) - M.Niculae (out) (Sporting)
  • Goal
    Sá Pinto (Sporting) scores!
    Sporting take the lead on the night. Marius Niculae tees up Pedro Barbosa after O'Brien fails to clear. The substitute's shot is deflected but Given saves. However Sá Pinto is quickly onto it and taps into the empty net.
  • Substitution
    Barbosa (in) - Carlos Martins (out) (Sporting)
    Sporting are trying to increase the pressure and the substitute will help that.
  • Substitution
    Kluivert (in) - Dyer (out) (Newcastle)
    A worry for Souness with Dyer injured. However, Patrick Kluivert has five goals in this competition.
  • Substitution
    Andy O'Brien (in) - Bramble (out) (Newcastle)
    A straight swap in defence.
  • Substitution
    Milner (in) - Jenas (out) (Newcastle)
    A half-time change from Souness, with the England Under-21 player coming into the right of midfield.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Goal
    M.Niculae (Sporting) scores!
    Sporting equalise on the night and are back in this tie. Good passing play from Cesar Martins and Rochemback gives Moutinho the chance to cross. His delivery is excellent and Marius Niculae meets it with a glanced header beyond Given.
  • Yellow Card
    Beto (Sporting) is cautioned by the referee.
    The central defender will be suspended for the semi-final if Sporting make it through, after he tripped Taylor in full flight.
  • Yellow Card
    Bowyer (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
    The Newcastle midfield player slides in on Anderson Polga and is cautioned. He will be suspended for the first leg of the semi-final if Newcastle make it.
  • Goal
    Dyer (Newcastle) scores!
    Newcastle grab the crucial away goal. Given's long punt is headed on by Jenas on the right. Anderson Polga misdirects his header and Dyer is onto the ball with pace, outsprinting Rui Jorge and shooting between the legs of Ricardo.
  • 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