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Marseille show København no mercy

Published: Thursday 25 February 2010, 20.45CET
Olympique de Marseille 3-1 FC København (agg: 6-2)
Hatem Ben Arfa killed off the tie with a goal late in the first half, with two Bakari Koné strikes confirming a round of 16 tie against SL Benfica.
Marseille show København no mercy
Hatem Ben Arfa celebrates his well-taken opener against København ©Getty Images

Match statistics

MarseilleKøbenhavn

Goals scored3
 
1
Attempts on target7
 
6
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners3
 
4
Offsides0
8
Fouls committed16
 
12
Yellow cards0
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 25 February 2010, 20.45CET

Marseille show København no mercy

Olympique de Marseille 3-1 FC København (agg: 6-2)
Hatem Ben Arfa killed off the tie with a goal late in the first half, with two Bakari Koné strikes confirming a round of 16 tie against SL Benfica.

Olympique de Marseille will meet SL Benfica in the round of 16 after another measured UEFA Europa League performance subdued willing FC København.

Unruffled by a bracing wind, Marseille's start was as bright as their visitors' lurid pink away kit, with Fernando Morientes and Bakari Koné going close. Dame N'Doye, as ever, was København's attacking spearhead, and he was to head straight at Steve Mandanda twice in the first half as the Danish side looked to spark a recovery.

Already 3-1 down from the first leg, København's comeback chances always looked slender, and Hatem Ben Arfa effectively killed off the tie two minutes before the break, arrowing a low shot through Johan Wiland's legs from an acute angle at the far post after Laurent Bonnart's well-intentioned cross had looped over Benoît Cheyrou.

Jesper Grønkjær and Martin Vingaard had good efforts after the break as København refused to give up the ghost, but their sinking ship was holed beneath the waterline again on 62 minutes. The industrious Koné scampered through to chase Taye Taiwo's infield ball from the halfway line, rounding Wiland to tap into the unguarded net.

Koné then made it 3-0, gathering a ball from the left and taking a touch before dinking neatly over Wiland. Substitute Ailton Almeida slipped the Marseille offside trap to beat Mandanda with time ticking down, but as they prepare to host Marseille in the first leg of their round of 16 contest on 11 March, Benfica will do well to note how few chances Didier Deschamps' side needed to score six in this tie.

Last updated: 03/12/12 1.33CET

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Lineups

marseille

Marseille

københavn

København

30
MandandaSteve Mandanda (GK)
21
WilandJohan Wiland (GK)
3
TaiwoTaye Taiwo
4
NørregaardHjalte Nørregaard (C)
5
HiltonHilton
8
KvistWilliam Kvist
7
CheyrouBenoît Cheyrou (C)
Substitution65
10
GrønkjærJesper Grønkjær
Substitution61
10
Ben ArfaHatem Ben Arfa
Goal43
Substitution79
11
SantinCésar Santin
Substitution71
12
KaboréCharles Kaboré
13
HutchinsonAtiba Hutchinson
14
KonéBakari Koné
Goal62
Goal78
14
N'DoyeDame N'Doye
Substitution80
18
AbrielFabrice Abriel
15
AntonssonMikael Antonsson
21
DiawaraSouleymane Diawara
Substitution65
17
WendtOscar Wendt
23
MorientesFernando Morientes
20
VingaardMartin Vingaard
24
BonnartLaurent Bonnart
25
M. JørgensenMathias Jørgensen

Substitutes

40
Elinton AndradeElinton Andrade (GK)
1
ChristiansenJesper Christiansen (GK)
6
CisséÉdouard Cissé
7
AíltonAílton
Substitution61
Goal86
8
Lucho GonzálezLucho González
12
LarssonPeter Larsson
11
NiangMamadou Niang
16
KristensenThomas Kristensen
Substitution71
19
HeinzeGabriel Heinze
Substitution65
27
DelaneyThomas Delaney
27
M'BowPape M'Bow
Substitution65
28
ÖzdoganSaban Özdogan
Substitution80
28
ValbuenaMathieu Valbuena
Substitution79

Coach

Didier Deschamps (FRA) Ståle Solbakken (NOR)

Referee

Cüneyt Çakır (TUR)

Assistant referees

Bahattin Duran (TUR), Tarik Ongun (TUR)

Fourth official

Süleyman Abay (TUR)

Additional assistant referees

Hüseyin Göçek (TUR), Bülent Yıldırım (TUR)

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