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Rapid come from behind to deny Genk

Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 21.15CET
KRC Genk 1-1 SK Rapid Wien 
Marcel Sabitzer struck eight minutes from time to salvage the visitors a point and end Genk's 100% start to UEFA Europa League Group G.
by David Crossan
from KRC Genk Arena
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Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 21.15CET

Rapid come from behind to deny Genk

KRC Genk 1-1 SK Rapid Wien 
Marcel Sabitzer struck eight minutes from time to salvage the visitors a point and end Genk's 100% start to UEFA Europa League Group G.

Group G leaders KRC Genk dropped their first points in the 2013/14 UEFA Europa League as SK Rapid Wien came from behind to draw 1-1 in Belgium.

The home team were on course for a sixth straight win in all competitions when Julien Gorius's 21st-minute strike flew in. The Belgian Cup holders were denied by the woodwork in the second half and paid the price as Marcel Sabitzer headed in late on to register the visitors their second point.

Ján Novota was needed to spare left-back Stephan Palla's blushes in the 11th minute as the goalkeeper beat Jelle Vossen to a wayward backpass. Ten minutes later Genk took the lead in fine style as Fabien Camus played a short free-kick to Gorius, who took a touch before rifling an unstoppable 25-metre effort into the top corner for his third goal in as many UEFA Europa League appearances.

Exhibiting pace, energy and intensity all over the field, Mario Been's side had established a hold on proceedings but Rapid almost equalised eight minutes before the interval when defender Kalidou Koulibaly sliced a Terrence Boyd header over.

Katuku Tshimanga crashed an effort off the crossbar shortly before the hour and Vossen headed fractionally wide. There would be a sting in the tail, though, as eight minutes from time the unmarked Sabitzer connected with a magnificent whipped cross from the left by substitute Thomas Schrammel to level from close range. Genk pushed hard in the closing stages and Gorius whistled a shot wide in stoppage time, but they had to settle for a point. 

Last updated: 07/10/14 3.14CET

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Lineups

genk

Genk

rapid wien

Rapid Wien

26
KötelesLászló Köteles (GK)
1
NovotaJán Novota (GK)
2
MbodjiSerigne Mbodji
5
PetsosThanos Petsos
3
TshimangaKatuku Tshimanga
6
SonnleitnerMario Sonnleitner
5
KoulibalyKalidou Koulibaly
9
BoydTerrence Boyd
9
VossenJelle Vossen (C)
Yellow Card83
11
S. HofmannSteffen Hofmann (C)
Yellow Card73
Substitution81
10
GoriusJulien Gorius
Goal21
16
PallaStephan Palla
Substitution61
15
CamusFabien Camus
Substitution77
17
DibonChristopher Dibon
16
NgongcaAnele Ngongca
21
SchaubLouis Schaub
19
BuffelThomas Buffel
Substitution69
24
SabitzerMarcel Sabitzer
Goal82
23
De CeulaerBenjamin De Ceulaer
28
TrimmelChristopher Trimmel
Yellow Card50
45
KumordziBennard Kumordzi
Yellow Card44
32
BoškovićBranko Bošković
Substitution74

Substitutes

22
Van HoutKristof Van Hout (GK)
23
RadlingerSamuel Radlinger (GK)
7
HylandKhaleem Hyland
Substitution77
3
BehrendtBrian Behrendt
Substitution74
11
HamalainenBrian Hamalainen
4
SchrammelThomas Schrammel
Substitution61
17
SimaeysJeroen Simaeys
22
PavelićMario Pavelić
35
LimbombeAnthony Limbombe
25
WydraDominik Wydra
36
MasikaAyub Masika
Substitution69
27
PichlerHarald Pichler
38
SchrijversSiebe Schrijvers
34
StarklDominik Starkl
Substitution81

Coach

Mario Been (NED) Zoran Barisic (AUT)

Referee

Antony Gautier (FRA)

Assistant referees

Guillaume Debart (FRA), Nicolas Danos (FRA)

Fourth official

Frédéric Haquette (FRA)

Additional assistant referees

Benoît Millot (FRA), Olivier Thual (FRA)

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