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Salzburg march on with Standard success

Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 20.52CET
R. Standard de Liège 1-3 FC Salzburg
Roger Schmidt's team ensured a smooth passage to the round of 32 thanks in part to a wonderful acrobatic volley by top scorer Alan.
Salzburg march on with Standard success
Alan celebrates after scoring Salzburg's third ©AFP/Getty Images
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Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 20.52CET

Salzburg march on with Standard success

R. Standard de Liège 1-3 FC Salzburg
Roger Schmidt's team ensured a smooth passage to the round of 32 thanks in part to a wonderful acrobatic volley by top scorer Alan.

FC Salzburg will feature in the round of 32 after maintaining their 100% record in UEFA Europa League Group C with a 3-1 defeat of R. Standard de Liège, whose hopes of progress are over.

Despite being on the back foot for long stretches, it was the visitors who finished the first half in control courtesy of quickfire strikes from Dušan Švento and Kevin Kampl. Paul-José Mpoku momentarily reduced the deficit before Alan's fourth goal of the competition put the result beyond doubt.

The corresponding fixture on matchday three unfolded at dizzying pace and the early evidence suggested this encounter would be no different. Standard's enthusiasm should arguably have been rewarded on four minutes when Michy Batshuayi accepted a neat return from Yoni Buyens and fired into the legs of Péter Gulácsi. The same player was then denied by the woodwork after shrugging off Martin Hinteregger and his frustrations were compounded by another sprawling save from Gulácsi.

The Belgian club's profligacy was punished three minutes before the interval as Alan darted to the byline and centred for Švento, who tapped in at the back post. A sublime second made Standard's task mountainous, Kampl exchanging passes with Alan on the edge of the area and caressing the ball in off a post.

The hosts were back in contention ten minutes into the second period when Mpoku fired in from close range after his initial effort had been blocked. Their momentum evaporated in the blink of an eye, however, Valon Berisha scampering down the right at the other end and crossing for Alan, who rounded off the scoring with an exquisite volley.

Last updated: 09/11/13 0.03CET

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Lineups

standard liège

Standard Liège

salzburg

Salzburg

30
Thuram-UlienYohann Thuram-Ulien (GK)
31
GulácsiPéter Gulácsi (GK)
4
OpareDaniel Opare
Yellow Card86
5
André RamalhoAndré Ramalho
Yellow Card67
6
CimanLaurent Ciman (C)
6
SchweglerChristian Schwegler (C)
Yellow Card8
8
StamRonnie Stam
13
IlsankerStefan Ilsanker
11
BulotFrédéric Bulot
Substitution80
14
Valon BerishaValon Berisha
Substitution59
17
BuyensYoni Buyens
Substitution75
17
UlmerAndreas Ulmer
21
VainqueurWilliam Vainqueur
Yellow Card90+2
18
ŠventoDušan Švento
Goal42
Substitution65
23
BatshuayiMichy Batshuayi
Yellow Card90+4
24
LeitgebChristoph Leitgeb
26
Ben Haim ITal Ben Haim I
27
AlanAlan
Goal59
Substitution87
39
EzekielImoh Ezekiel
Yellow Card20
36
HintereggerMartin Hinteregger
Yellow Card64
40
MpokuPaul-José Mpoku
Goal55
Substitution65
44
KamplKevin Kampl
Goal45+1
Yellow Card90+4

Substitutes

1
KawashimaEiji Kawashima (GK)
33
WalkeAlexander Walke (GK)
7
GhoochanneijhadReza Ghoochanneijhad
Substitution80
11
MeilingerMarco Meilinger
Substitution59
10
De CamargoIgor De Camargo
15
SchiemerFranz Schiemer
Substitution87
36
ArslanagicDino Arslanagic
16
NielsenHåvard Nielsen
44
CisseIbrahima Cisse
Substitution75
19
ReynaYordy Reyna
63
Mujangi BiaGeoffrey Mujangi Bia
Substitution65
37
LazaroValentino Lazaro
75
Alpaslan OzturkAlpaslan Ozturk
39
TeiglGeorg Teigl
Substitution65

Coach

Guy Luzon (ISR) Roger Schmidt (GER)

Referee

Aleksei Nikolaev (RUS)

Assistant referees

Oleg Tselovalnikov (RUS), Dmitri Mosyakin (RUS)

Fourth official

Aleksei Lebedev (RUS)

Additional assistant referees

Mikhail Vilkov (RUS), Sergei Lapochkin (RUS)

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