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CSKA Moskva leave it late to beat Sparta

Published: Thursday 30 September 2010, 20.45CET
PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 AC Sparta Praha
Two goals from Seydou Doumbia either side of Mark González's penalty in the last 18 minutes secured CSKA's second Group F win.
by Richard van Poortvliet
from Arena Khimki

Match statistics

CSKA MoskvaSparta Praha

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target10
 
8
Attempts off target5
 
4
Corners3
 
4
Offsides2
 
5
Fouls committed9
 
18
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 30 September 2010, 20.45CET

CSKA Moskva leave it late to beat Sparta

PFC CSKA Moskva 3-0 AC Sparta Praha
Two goals from Seydou Doumbia either side of Mark González's penalty in the last 18 minutes secured CSKA's second Group F win.

PFC CSKA Moskva made it two wins out of two in UEFA Europa League Group F following what the 3-0 scoreline indicated was a comfortable victory against AC Sparta Praha.

In fact, Sparta were far from outplayed and dominated for long period of the first half. But while they did not take their chances, CSKA came through in the last 18 minutes with two goals from Seydou Doumbia either side of Mark González's penalty.

Both teams were looking to build on Matchday 1 victories and while CSKA were surprisingly subdued from the outset, the visitors were creating the better opportunities, Václav Kadlec twice going close early on. CSKA were restricted to long-range efforts, Keisuke Honda forcing Sparta goalkeeper Jaromír Blažek into making a smart save.

With half-time approaching the home side picked up the tempo, but Vágner Love, who recently scored his 100th CSKA goal, shot straight at Blažek after Doumbia's fine pass had put him clean through. CSKA came out for the second half with much greater urgency, but they continued to be frustrated by a robust Sparta defence, led by 36-year-old Tomáš Řepka.

The visitors were under the cosh, but could still have taken the lead on 67 minutes, Juraj Kucka receiving the ball in space but shooting straight at Igor Akinfeev. Sparta were made to pay when Aleksei Berezutski headed back across goal, and Doumbia was left with the simplest of tap-ins.

There was to be no way back for Sparta when González added a second from the spot and just a minute later the impressive Doumbia put the result beyond any doubt after springing the offside trap. CSKA aim to further their qualification credentials when they visit US Città di Palermo on 21 October, when Sparta welcome FC Lausanne-Sport.

Last updated: 27/09/14 1.37CET

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Lineups

cska moskva

CSKA Moskva

sparta praha

Sparta Praha

35
AkinfeevIgor Akinfeev (GK) (C)
29
BlažekJaromír Blažek (GK)
2
ŠemberasDeividas Šemberas
2
ŘepkaTomáš Řepka (C)
Yellow Card83
4
IgnashevichSergei Ignashevich
Yellow Card89
3
PamićManuel Pamić
6
A. BerezutskiAleksei Berezutski
5
PodanýJakub Podaný
Substitution82
7
HondaKeisuke Honda
Substitution87
10
BonyWilfried Bony
Substitution90
8
DoumbiaSeydou Doumbia
Goal72
Goal86
Substitution87
14
V. KadlecVáclav Kadlec
9
Vágner LoveVágner Love
Substitution77
15
KladrubskýJiří Kladrubský
Substitution81
11
MamaevPavel Mamaev
19
BondoaAdiaba Bondoa
13
GonzálezMark González
Goal84
20
KuckaJuraj Kucka
14
NababkinKirill Nababkin
21
BrabecErich Brabec
24
V. BerezutskiVasili Berezutski
25
VacekKamil Vacek
Yellow Card74

Substitutes

1
ChepchugovSergei Chepchugov (GK)
1
ZítkaDaniel Zítka (GK)
10
DzagoevAlan Dzagoev
Substitution77
4
HohenederNiklas Hoheneder
21
Z. TošićZoran Tošić
Substitution87
7
SionkoLibor Sionko
25
RahimićElvir Rahimić
8
MatějovskýMarek Matějovský
Substitution90
26
OlisehSekou Oliseh
9
KweukeLeony Kweuke
Substitution81
42
SchennikovGeorgi Schennikov
22
ZemanMartin Zeman
Substitution82
89
NecidTomáš Necid
Substitution87
30
HejdaLukáš Hejda

Coach

Leonid Slutski (RUS) Jozef Chovanec (CZE)

Referee

Tommy Skjerven (NOR)

Assistant referees

Steinar Holvik (NOR), Dag-Roger Nebben (NOR)

Fourth official

Kristoffer Helgerud (NOR)

Additional assistant referees

Svein-Erik Edvartsen (NOR), Dag Vidar Hafsås (NOR)

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