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København trample out CFR fire

Published: Thursday 3 December 2009, 21.43CET
FC København 2-0 CFR 1907 Cluj
An unflashy but effective performance from Ståle Solbakken's men eliminated the visitors and set up a Group K thriller on Matchday 6.
København trample out CFR fire
Martin Vingaard got København off the mark at the Parken Stadium ©Getty Images

Match statistics

KøbenhavnCFR Cluj

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target12
 
12
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners8
 
2
Offsides3
 
2
Fouls committed14
 
14
Yellow cards0
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 3 December 2009, 21.43CET

København trample out CFR fire

FC København 2-0 CFR 1907 Cluj
An unflashy but effective performance from Ståle Solbakken's men eliminated the visitors and set up a Group K thriller on Matchday 6.

FC København live to fight another day in UEFA Europa League Group K, having avenged defeat by CFR 1907 Cluj with an unflashy but effective display in Denmark.

Sparta chance
CFR looked a shadow of the side that ran Ståle Solbakken's men into the ground on Matchday 1, when they won 2-0 in Romania, offering little response to goals from Martin Vingaard and Dame N'Doye towards the end of the first half. They now have no chance of reaching the last 32, but a win or a draw at AC Sparta Praha on Matchday 6 would extend København's European campaign into the new year.

Vingaard opener
Captains of industry, CFR were energetic on the break at the Parken Stadium, but did not carve out chances, with Zdeněk Pospěch serving notice of the hosts superior attacking threat as he angled a shot off the outside of the post midway through the first half. Nuno Claro was then beaten on 37 minutes, William Kvist's cross from the right allowing Vingaard to take a touch before steering a low shot home from inside the box.

Low-flying kick
In their first European game under Italian coach Andrea Mandorlini, CFR had barely mustered a response when they went 2-0 down, with N'Doye's low-flying free-kick bouncing just in front of Nuno Claro and skidding in. The visitors hounded København for every ball thereafter, but their only legitimate chance fell to Sebastián Dubarbier, who forced Johan Wiland to save with his legs four minutes from time.

Last updated: 04/12/09 11.04CET

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Lineups

københavn

København

cfr cluj

CFR Cluj

21
WilandJohan Wiland (GK)
1
Nuno ClaroNuno Claro (GK)
2
PospěchZdeněk Pospěch
2
TonyTony
4
NørregaardHjalte Nørregaard (C)
Substitution80
3
CabreraNelson Cabrera
5
LaursenUlrik Laursen
4
PaninCristian Panin
8
KvistWilliam Kvist
7
DubarbierSebastián Dubarbier
10
GrønkjærJesper Grønkjær
Substitution72
9
TraoréLacina Traoré
Substitution46
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
17
Y. KonéYssouf Koné
Substitution79
14
N'DoyeDame N'Doye
Goal43
19
CulioJuan Culio
17
WendtOscar Wendt
20
CadúCadú (C)
Yellow Card42
20
VingaardMartin Vingaard
Goal37
Substitution90
25
André LeãoAndré Leão
Substitution67
25
JørgensenMathias Jørgensen
31
DaniDani
Yellow Card52

Substitutes

1
ChristiansenJesper Christiansen (GK)
33
PeškovičBoris Peškovič (GK)
3
N.JensenNiclas Jensen
Substitution90
15
AlcântaraHugo Alcântara
7
AíltonAílton
Substitution72
28
BoroşteanAndrei Boroştean
12
LarssonPeter Larsson
30
DicăEmil Dică
Substitution79
16
KristensenThomas Kristensen
Substitution80
66
EdimarEdimar
24
SionkoLibor Sionko
77
DeacCiprian Deac
Substitution46
27
DelaneyThomas Delaney
99
NeiNei
Substitution67

Coach

Ståle Solbakken (NOR) Andrea Mandorlini (ITA)

Referee

Darko Čeferin (SVN)

Assistant referees

Bojan Ul (SVN), Andrej Kokolj (SVN)

Fourth official

Boris Toseski (SVN)

Additional assistant referees

Matej Jug (SVN), Dragoslav Perič (SVN)

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