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Ríos completes Getafe comeback

Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 22.50CET
Getafe CF 2-1 Odense BK
Substitute Pedro Ríos converted a stunning free-kick nine minutes from time as Getafe brushed off a dismal first-half display in style.
Ríos completes Getafe comeback
Javier Arizmendi nods Getafe level ©Getty Images

Match statistics

GetafeOB

Goals scored2
 
1
Attempts on target6
 
2
Attempts off target13
 
1
Corners8
 
1
Offsides3
 
2
Fouls committed9
 
21
Yellow cards4
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 16 September 2010, 22.50CET

Ríos completes Getafe comeback

Getafe CF 2-1 Odense BK
Substitute Pedro Ríos converted a stunning free-kick nine minutes from time as Getafe brushed off a dismal first-half display in style.

Substitute Pedro Ríos struck a stunning free-kick nine minutes from time as Getafe CF brushed off a dismal first-half display to beat Odense BK 2-1.

Coach Míchel had it all to do when his players traipsed off at the interval moments after Hans Henrik Andreasen had capped a miserable opening period for Getafe by scoring for OB with a deflected free-kick. Yet whatever he said during his 15 minutes had the desired effect. Within six minutes of the restart Javier Arizmendi equalised, paving the way for Ríos's decisive cameo.

Getafe came into the Group H opener on the back of a rousing 4-0 triumph over Levante UD, but there was little uplifting about their first-half showing at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez. An early injury to captain Jaime Gavilán hardly helped their flow, but the easy start to Los Azulones's UEFA Europa League campaign many predicted never materialised: it was 35 minutes before Adrián Colunga forced a save from Roy Carroll.

Instead it was OB who went into the recess in front after Andreasen's driven set piece deflected off the wall on to Arizmendi and into the net. The timing could have deflated an already flat Getafe but Míchel's men emerged from the interval renewed. Carroll did brilliantly to adjust and block Javier Casquero's diverted effort with his feet, but with the Danish outfit pinned inside their own box, he could do nothing when Arizmendi rose to nod in after Cata Díaz headed Mané's ball back across goal.

And still the blue shirts surged forward. Had Colunga been at his best the match would have been out of sight. Instead it was left to Ríos who, eight minutes after coming on, curled an unstoppable effort into the top right corner of Carroll's net.

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Lineups

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Getafe

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OB

13
CodinaJordi Codina (GK)
1
CarrollRoy Carroll (GK)
2
Cata DíazCata Díaz
3
HålandAtle Roar Håland
3
ManéMané
Yellow Card61
4
AndreasenHans Henrik Andreasen
Goal44
Yellow Card86
6
Borja FernándezBorja Fernández
Substitution46
6
HelvegThomas Helveg
Substitution46
8
GavilánJaime Gavilán (C)
Substitution6
7
UtakaPeter Utaka
9
Adrián ColungaAdrián Colunga
10
JohanssonAndreas Johansson
Substitution78
11
ParejoDaniel Parejo
Substitution73
14
TroestJonas Troest
Yellow Card81
17
Víctor SánchezVíctor Sánchez
15
SørensenChris Sørensen (C)
18
Derek BoatengDerek Boateng
Yellow Card9
18
TraoréKalilou Traoré
19
ArizmendiJavier Arizmendi
Goal51
21
GíslasonRúrik Gíslason
Yellow Card67
23
MarcanoIván Marcano
24
KadriiBashkim Kadrii
Substitution88

Substitutes

1
UstariOscar Ustari (GK)
30
HansenAlexander Hansen (GK)
5
MarioMario
13
ToftHenrik Toft
Substitution78
7
MikuMiku
Substitution6
17
CacaCaca
Substitution46
16
RíosPedro Ríos
Substitution73
Yellow Card80
Goal81
20
JohansenTimmi Johansen
21
Pedro MosqueraPedro Mosquera
25
O.FeldballeOliver Feldballe
Substitution88
22
CasqueroJavier Casquero
Substitution46
Yellow Card52
26
HøeghDaniel Høegh
24
Miguel TorresMiguel Torres
33
FalkRasmus Falk

Coach

Míchel (ESP) Henrik Clausen (DEN)

Referee

Mark Courtney (NIR)

Assistant referees

Eamon Shanks (NIR), Paul Munn (NIR)

Fourth official

David Malcolm (NIR)

Additional assistant referees

Alan Black (NIR), Raymond Crangle (NIR)

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