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Perfect Salzburg post sixth win against Esbjerg

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 20.50CET
FC Salzburg 3-0 Esbjerg fB 
Sadio Mané scored two and created another as the home side completed a clean sweep of UEFA Europa League wins in Group C.
Perfect Salzburg post sixth win against Esbjerg
Sadio Mané celebrates his opener ©AFP/Getty Images
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Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 20.50CET

Perfect Salzburg post sixth win against Esbjerg

FC Salzburg 3-0 Esbjerg fB 
Sadio Mané scored two and created another as the home side completed a clean sweep of UEFA Europa League wins in Group C.

FC Salzburg completed a clean sweep of UEFA Europa League wins for a second time by dispatching Esbjerg fB 3-0.

Both teams were already assured a round of 32 berth, but there was no let up from Salzburg who went in front when Sadio Mané finished coolly after 15 minutes. The Senegal midfielder struck again in the second half shortly after Kevin Kampl had made it two as Roger Schmidt's side sealed spot in Group C.

Needing to win by a two-goal margin to leapfrog their Austrian hosts into first, Esbjerg started with intent, full-back Jonas Knudsen slashing wide on the angle. Salzburg were swift to regain their composure as Christoph Leitgeb's inviting cross picked out Andreas Ulmer, who headed straight at Frederik Rønnow when well-placed inside the area. 

Salzburg soon began to exhibit the positive brand of football that has seen them go unbeaten at home in all competitions this season. After taking receipt of Florian Klein's pass, Kampl eked out a cross on the byline for Mané, who fired clinically into the corner. It should have been two when Alan collected Franz Schiemer's cut-back with an unguarded net at his mercy. Normally so assured, the Brazilian forward cleared the crossbar as Esbjerg breathed a sigh of relief.

Alan had the chance to make amends after the break when Ulmer's free-kick was parried into his path, but he conspired to miss the target again. Kampl made no mistake soon after, collecting Mané's cushioned header and sweeping into the net from the edge of the area. Mané rounded off the scoring five minutes later, running onto Alan's cut-back and tapping in at the back post. 

Last updated: 14/12/13 0.02CET

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Lineups

salzburg

Salzburg

esbjerg

Esbjerg

31
GulácsiPéter Gulácsi (GK)
1
RønnowFrederik Rønnow (GK)
5
André RamalhoAndré Ramalho
2
HansenKian Hansen
Substitution72
8
KleinFlorian Klein
4
Drobo-AmpemDavidson Drobo-Ampem
Yellow Card69
10
ManéSadio Mané
Goal19
Goal63
Substitution77
8
J. AndersenJeppe Andersen
14
Valon BerishaValon Berisha
Substitution71
9
Van BurenMick Van Buren
15
SchiemerFranz Schiemer (C)
15
LaursenRyan Laursen
17
UlmerAndreas Ulmer
19
AnkersenJakob Ankersen
Substitution82
24
LeitgebChristoph Leitgeb
20
H. AndreasenHans Henrik Andreasen (C)
27
AlanAlan
21
LucenaJerry Lucena
Substitution46
36
HintereggerMartin Hinteregger
23
KnudsenJonas Knudsen
Yellow Card55
44
KamplKevin Kampl
Goal58
Substitution68
33
AskouJens Berthel Askou

Substitutes

33
WalkeAlexander Walke (GK)
16
HøjbjergJeppe Højbjerg (GK)
11
MeilingerMarco Meilinger
Substitution68
11
BakengaMushaga Bakenga
16
NielsenHåvard Nielsen
Substitution71
14
MaigaardMikkel Maigaard
Substitution82
18
ŠventoDušan Švento
17
NielsenCasper Nielsen
Substitution46
19
ReynaYordy Reyna
Substitution77
25
BrinchJeppe Brinch
37
LazaroValentino Lazaro
26
J. AndreasenJakob Andreasen
Substitution72
39
TeiglGeorg Teigl
29
Gejel HansenJonas Gejel Hansen

Coach

Roger Schmidt (GER) Niels Frederiksen (DEN)

Referee

Bülent Yıldırım (TUR)

Assistant referees

Serkan Gençerler (TUR), Ekrem Kan (TUR)

Fourth official

Bahattin Duran (TUR)

Additional assistant referees

Barış Şimşek (TUR), Mustafa Ilker Coskun (TUR)

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