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Reis doubles up to deny Sparta

Published: Thursday 17 September 2009, 23.50CET
AC Sparta Praha 2-2 PSV Eindhoven
Sparta led twice late on only for PSV substitute Jonathan Reis to equalise each time, a last-gasp penalty earning the hosts a draw.
Reis doubles up to deny Sparta
Jonathan Reis celebrates ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Sparta PrahaPSV

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target17
 
9
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners2
 
3
Offsides1
 
4
Fouls committed11
 
14
Yellow cards4
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 17 September 2009, 23.50CET

Reis doubles up to deny Sparta

AC Sparta Praha 2-2 PSV Eindhoven
Sparta led twice late on only for PSV substitute Jonathan Reis to equalise each time, a last-gasp penalty earning the hosts a draw.

AC Sparta Praha led twice in the last 14 minutes of this thrilling UEFA Europa League Group K encounter only for PSV Eindhoven substitute Jonathan Reis to equalise each time, the second an added-time penalty.

Dramatic end
Roman Hubník's breakthrough header seemed to have clinched the points for the dominant Czech hosts but having finally got their noses in front Reis levelled. Back came Sparta, Martin Zeman restoring the advantage only for a painful repeat as Reis coolly converted from the spot after Bony Wilfried had fouled Danko Lazović.

Tight start
It was a tight start between two sides familiar with group-stage football from the UEFA Champions League. Sparta gradually took the initiative and came mighty close on the half-hour mark, Zeman's shot from the corner of the box turned around the post one-handed by the diving Andreas Isaksson. It was a sign of things to come, Wilfried coming closer still midway  through the second period when he got to a cross ahead of Isaksson but his glancing header rebounded off the inside of the post and Jan Holenda missed from the rebound. A minute later a Wilfried effort was pushed wide by Isaksson.

Goal exchange
The pressure finally told. Zeman's free-kick from the right looped to the far post where defender Hubník bounced a header into the roof of the net. PSV responded within four minutes as Balázs Dzsudzsák sent in a free-kick and Reis's powerful header gave Jaromír Blažek no chance. With three minutes left Sparta substitute Václav Kadlec's pass was turned in by Zeman, but as time ran out Wilfried's slip allowed Reis to make it 2-2. Sparta will now seek a good result in a fortnight at FC København, looking to recover from a 2-0 loss away to PSV's next visitors, CFR 1907 Cluj.

Last updated: 19/09/09 1.58CET

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Lineups

sparta praha

Sparta Praha

psv

PSV

29
BlažekJaromír Blažek (GK)
Yellow Card90+4
1
IsakssonAndreas Isaksson (GK)
2
ŘepkaTomáš Řepka (C)
Yellow Card63
6
SimonsTimmy Simons (C)
4
HohenederNiklas Hoheneder
Yellow Card69
7
ToivonenOla Toivonen
6
HubníkRoman Hubník
Goal76
9
LazovićDanko Lazović
11
ŽofčákIgor Žofčák
10
KoevermansDanny Koevermans
Substitution64
12
BonyWilfried Bony
Yellow Card90+1
14
PietersErik Pieters
13
KušnírOndřej Kušnír
18
EngelaarOrlando Engelaar
17
HolendaJan Holenda
Substitution79
22
DzsudzsákBalázs Dzsudzsák
22
ZemanMartin Zeman
Goal87
Substitution90+4
23
OoijerAndré Ooijer
Yellow Card42
25
VacekKamil Vacek
Substitution85
25
ManolevStanislav Manolev
Yellow Card45+1
27
HušekLuboš Hušek
28
BakkalOtman Bakkal

Substitutes

24
KozáčikMatúš Kozáčik (GK)
31
Cássio RamosCássio Ramos (GK)
7
StřeštíkMarek Střeštík
3
SalcidoCarlos Salcido
9
PrudnikovAleksandr Prudnikov
4
RodríguezFrancisco Rodríguez
14
V. KadlecVáclav Kadlec
Substitution79
15
WuytensStijn Wuytens
19
KaloudaLuboš Kalouda
Substitution90+4
16
NijlandStefan Nijland
20
KuckaJuraj Kucka
Substitution85
24
MarcellisDirk Marcellis
23
KovbaDenis Kovba
42
ReisJonathan Reis
Substitution64
Goal80
Goal90+1

Coach

Jozef Chovanec (CZE) Fred Rutten (NED)

Referee

Douglas McDonald (SCO)

Assistant referees

William Conquer (SCO), Graham Chambers (SCO)

Fourth official

Steven McLean (SCO)

Additional assistant referees

Alan Muir (SCO), Steve Conroy (SCO)

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