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Rami heads Lille through

Published: Thursday 25 February 2010, 23.05CET
Fenerbahçe SK 1-1 LOSC Lille Métropole (agg: 2-3)
Adil Rami's first European goal, a header five minutes from time, sent the French side into the round of 16, where they will play Liverpool FC.
Rami heads Lille through
Adil Rami is besieged by his Lille team-mates after his late strike ©Getty Images

Match statistics

FenerbahçeLille

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target4
 
8
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners5
 
1
Offsides5
 
4
Fouls committed18
 
18
Yellow cards2
 
0
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 25 February 2010, 23.05CET

Rami heads Lille through

Fenerbahçe SK 1-1 LOSC Lille Métropole (agg: 2-3)
Adil Rami's first European goal, a header five minutes from time, sent the French side into the round of 16, where they will play Liverpool FC.

A late header from centre-back Adil Rami eliminated Fenerbahçe SK and earned LOSC Lille Métropole a UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie with Liverpool FC.

Leading through Emre Belözoğlu's first-half strike, the hosts looked set to progress on away goals until, five minutes from time, Rami escaped his markers in the penalty area and nodded in Ludovic Obraniak's inswinging free-kick. The result continues Fenerbahçe coach Christoph Daum's miserable record against French opposition in European competition − he has yet to taste victory in six meetings with Ligue 1 sides.

A smouldering game burst into life when an effort from Daniel Güiza was disallowed after Emre's thunderous strike rattled the post and dropped invitingly for the Spanish striker in the area. Pierre-Alain Frau then hit the crossbar at the other end following a mazy run infield from the right, but it was Fenerbahçe who took the lead ten minutes before half-time. Alex's corner was headed out as far as Emre, and the 29-year-old's shot into the ground from outside the area skipped past an unsighted Mickaël Landreau.

Lille were indebted to Landreau for keeping the deficit down to one on the cusp of half-time when he somehow scrambled across goal to keep out Alex's diving header after the visitors had been caught out by a well-worked throw-in. With that reprieve fresh in their minds, Les Dogues upped their game after the break, with Volkan Demirel thwarting Franck Beria and Frau either side of a disallowed effort from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The chances continued to come Lille's way, however, with Eden Hazard the next to press Volkan into service after jinking inside from the left, and Aurélien Chedjou firing wide of the post. However, just as it seemed they would leave frustrated, Rami chose the perfect time to score his first UEFA club competition goal and set up a tie with Rafael Benítez's five-time European champions.

Last updated: 01/03/10 21.35CET

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Lineups

fenerbahçe

Fenerbahçe

losc

LOSC

1
Volkan DemirelVolkan Demirel (GK)
16
LandreauMickaël Landreau (GK)
5
Emre BelözoğluEmre Belözoğlu
Goal35
10
ObraniakLudovic Obraniak
6
Gökçek VedersonGökçek Vederson
Yellow Card60
11
AubameyangPierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Substitution68
9
GüizaDaniel Güiza
Substitution74
15
EmersonEmerson
10
AlexAlex (C)
17
FrauPierre-Alain Frau
15
Bekir İrtegünBekir İrtegün
18
BériaFranck Béria
19
Önder TuracıÖnder Turacı
22
ChedjouAurélien Chedjou
21
Selçuk ŞahinSelçuk Şahin
23
RamiAdil Rami
Goal85
24
Deniz BarışDeniz Barış
Substitution79
24
MavubaRio Mavuba (C)
58
BilicaBilica
Yellow Card85
26
E. HazardEden Hazard
77
Gökhan GönülGökhan Gönül
29
DumontStéphane Dumont
Substitution79

Substitutes

88
Volkan BabacanVolkan Babacan (GK)
1
ButelleLudovic Butelle (GK)
16
CristianCristian
Substitution74
3
VandamJerry Vandam
Substitution79
23
Semih ŞentürkSemih Şentürk
Substitution79
20
TouréLarsen Touré
Substitution68
47
Okan AlkanOkan Alkan
31
GueyeIdrissa Gueye
92
Gökay IravulGökay Iravul
32
SouaréPape Souaré
99
DeividDeivid
34
BaherlePierre Baherle
35
SouquetArnaud Souquet

Coach

Christoph Daum (GER) Rudi Garcia (FRA)

Referee

Florian Meyer (GER)

Assistant referees

Holger Henschel (GER), Robert Hartmann (GER)

Fourth official

Michael Weiner (GER)

Additional assistant referees

Babak Rafati (GER), Peter Sippel (GER)

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