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Sporting qualify with landmark victory

Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 22.55CET
Sporting Clube de Portugal 1-0 LOSC Lille Métropole
The hosts booked their place in the round of 32 as Group C winners courtesy of their 100th victory in UEFA competition.

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Match statistics

SportingLille

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target4
 
3
Attempts off target3
 
4
Corners4
 
5
Offsides4
 
4
Fouls committed19
 
13
Yellow cards3
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Group C

PPts
Sporting Clube de Portugal Sporting512
KAA Gent Gent57
LOSC Lille LOSC55
PFC Levski Sofia Levski54
Last updated: 15/10/2013 16:19 CET

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Published: Wednesday 1 December 2010, 22.55CET

Sporting qualify with landmark victory

Sporting Clube de Portugal 1-0 LOSC Lille Métropole
The hosts booked their place in the round of 32 as Group C winners courtesy of their 100th victory in UEFA competition.

Sporting Clube de Portugal secured their place in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 as Group C winners thanks to a narrow victory against LOSC Lille Métropole.

The Lisbon club made their first-half superiority tell on 28 minutes when Anderson Polga volleyed in his first European goal of the season. Lille responded after the break, hitting a post late on through David Rozehnal, but, despite their efforts, were unable to find the goal which would have prevented the hosts from recording their 100th win in UEFA club competition.

It was Lille who created the first opening when Emerson's cross from the left was met by the head of Túlio De Melo, but Rui Patrício saved well. Polga hit the crossbar in the 12th minute following Pedro Mendes's corner from the left but was not be denied a little over a quarter of an hour later, volleying another Mendes delivery past Mickaël Landreau.

Landreau then denied Yannick Djaló after the Sporting striker had escaped the clutches of the Lille defence, before De Melo and Aurélien Chedjou, both with headers, threatened an equaliser. The Ligue 1 high-fliers were on the front foot again after the break with De Melo directing another header off target, this time from the lively Eden Hazard's delivery.

Try as they might, Lille came up short, their luck being typified eight minutes from time when Rozehnal's shot was deflected on to a post and Rui Patrício thwarted Franck Beria on the rebound. They will hope for better when they host second-placed KAA Gent on 16 December needing a win if they are to leapfrog their opponents and qualify for the knockout stage.

Last updated: 27/11/12 5.14CET

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Lineups

sporting

Sporting

losc

LOSC

1
Rui PatrícioRui Patrício (GK)
1
LandreauMickaël Landreau (GK)
Yellow Card28
3
Daniel CarriçoDaniel Carriço (C)
4
BalmontFlorent Balmont
Substitution78
4
PolgaAnderson Polga
Goal28
Yellow Card41
5
GueyeIdrissa Gueye
Substitution62
5
EvaldoEvaldo
9
De MeloTúlio De Melo
Yellow Card28
6
Pedro MendesPedro Mendes
10
ObraniakLudovic Obraniak
8
ManicheManiche
Substitution90+1
14
RozehnalDavid Rozehnal
Yellow Card63
20
Yannick DjalóYannick Djaló
Substitution62
15
EmersonEmerson
23
Hélder PostigaHélder Postiga
Yellow Card25
Substitution80
18
BériaFranck Béria
26
André SantosAndré Santos
22
ChedjouAurélien Chedjou
Yellow Card90+5
31
LiedsonLiedson
24
MavubaRio Mavuba (C)
47
João PereiraJoão Pereira
Yellow Card42
26
E. HazardEden Hazard
Substitution72

Substitutes

16
TiagoTiago (GK)
16
MoukoBarel Mouko (GK)
2
TorsiglieriMarco Torsiglieri
2
DebuchyMathieu Debuchy
9
SaleiroCarlos Saleiro
7
CabayeYohan Cabaye
Substitution78
15
ValdésJaime Valdés
Substitution62
8
SowMoussa Sow
Substitution72
21
ZapaterAlberto Zapater
Substitution90+1
17
FrauPierre-Alain Frau
Substitution62
44
Nuno André CoelhoNuno André Coelho
23
RamiAdil Rami
77
VukčevićSimon Vukčević
Substitution80
29
DumontStéphane Dumont

Coach

Paulo Sérgio (POR) Rudi Garcia (FRA)

Referee

Bas Nijhuis (NED)

Assistant referees

Erwin Zeinstra (NED), Davie Goossens (NED)

Fourth official

Richard Liesveld (NED)

Additional assistant referees

Danny Makkelie (NED), Tom van Sichem (NED)

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