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Steaua benefit from Schut's misfortune

Published: Thursday 21 October 2010, 20.45CET
FC Utrecht 1-1 FC Steaua Bucureşti
Alje Schut's own goal gifted the visiting side a point in a Group K game the Dutch hosts controlled for long spells.
Steaua benefit from Schut's misfortune
Steaua hit back to claim a point ©Getty Images

Match statistics

UtrechtSteaua

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target8
 
3
Attempts off target5
 
7
Corners7
 
3
Offsides2
 
1
Fouls committed21
 
17
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 21 October 2010, 20.45CET

Steaua benefit from Schut's misfortune

FC Utrecht 1-1 FC Steaua Bucureşti
Alje Schut's own goal gifted the visiting side a point in a Group K game the Dutch hosts controlled for long spells.

An Alje Schut own goal earned FC Steaua Bucureşti a point against an FC Utrecht side that had appeared on course for their first victory in UEFA Europa League Group K.

Schut headed in with 15 minutes remaining just when the Dutch side looked likely to add to a lead earned through Edouard Duplan's 60th-minute strike. Utrecht dominated much of the encounter, but were forced to settle for their third draw, which keeps them level with SSC Napoli, who drew 0-0 with leaders Liverpool FC, and a point above Steaua.

The first chance fell to Utrecht's Jacob Mulenga who snapped his shot over from six metres following a corner. At the other end Utrecht goalkeeper Michel Vorm did well to palm away Iasmin Latovlevici's deflected shot on 19 minutes, but the best of the chances belonged to the home side. Tim Cornelisse rattled a shot off the crossbar on 26 minutes then Ricky van Wolfswinkel pounced on Geraldo Alves's loose back pass and almost beat Ciprian Tătăruşanu from a tight angle.

Five minutes after the restart Tătăruşanu kept out Duplan's low drive before Van Wolfswinkel had an effort ruled out for offside. Utrecht were finally rewarded on the hour; Steaua dallied on the edge of the area which allowed Duplan to step in and curl in a shot off the post.

Utrecht almost had a second when a back-peddling Tătăruşanu did well to tip over Dries Mertens's attempt then Schut headed wide from the resulting corner. Against the run of play, though, Steaua drew level when Schut headed a cross into his own net, the first goal Utrecht had conceded in 402 minutes in the UEFA Europa League. Utrecht pressed, and almost forced a winner but with the last kick of the game Tătăruşanu turned away Mulenga's volley to preserve Steaua's point.

Last updated: 23/10/10 0.11CET

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Lineups

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Utrecht

steaua

Steaua

1
VormMichel Vorm (GK)
12
TătăruşanuCiprian Tătăruşanu (GK)
2
CornelisseTim Cornelisse
6
GardoşFlorin Gardoş
3
NeşuMihai Neşu
10
C. TănaseCristian Tănase (C)
7
DuplanEdouard Duplan
Goal60
14
LatovleviciIasmin Latovlevici
Yellow Card90+2
8
SilberbauerMichael Silberbauer (C)
16
NicoliţăBănel Nicoliţă
9
Van WolfswinkelRicky van Wolfswinkel
20
AngelovStanislav Angelov
Substitution66
11
MertensDries Mertens
Yellow Card29
21
Ricardo GomesRicardo Gomes
17
SchutAlje Schut
Goal75
23
Geraldo AlvesGeraldo Alves
Yellow Card74
24
MulengaJacob Mulenga
24
SurduRomeo Surdu
Substitution77
27
NijholtGianluca Nijholt
Substitution81
28
StancuBogdan Stancu
29
WuytensJan Wuytens
Yellow Card35
29
Éder BonfimÉder Bonfim

Substitutes

19
SinouhKhalid Sinouh (GK)
33
LunguCezar Lungu (GK)
12
DemougeFrank Demouge
4
AbrudanOctavian Abrudan
14
Van der MaarelMark van der Maarel
7
SzékelyJános Székely
Substitution77
22
KellerSander Keller
8
RăduţMihai Răduţ
Substitution66
23
DansoErixon Danso
18
MartinovićNovak Martinović
25
VorstermansIsmo Vorstermans
Substitution81
26
BicfalviEric Bicfalvi
30
SarotaAdam Sarota
91
MateiCosmin Matei

Coach

Ton du Chatinier (NED) Marius Lacatus (ROU)

Referee

Said Ennjimi (FRA)

Assistant referees

Frédéric Cano (FRA), Fredji Harchay (FRA)

Fourth official

Lionel Jaffredo (FRA)

Additional assistant referees

Tony Chapron (FRA), Fredy Fautrel (FRA)

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