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UEFA Europa League: AC Sparta Praha - Olympique Lyonnais Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

AC Sparta PrahaAC Sparta PrahaStadion Letná - PragueThursday 21 October 2021
21.00CET (21.00 local time)
Group A - Matchday 3
Olympique LyonnaisOlympique Lyonnais
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Team facts Only this chapter

AC Sparta Praha
Formed:
1893
Nickname:
Železná Sparta (Iron Sparta)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• none

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 36 (2014)
Czechoslovakian/Czech Cups: 21 (2020)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2020/21:
group stage
2019/20:
third qualifying round
2018/19:
second qualifying round
2017/18:
third qualifying round
2016/17:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2015/16:
quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2014/15: group stage (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2013/14: second qualifying round
2012/13:
round of 32
2011/12:
play-offs

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
10-0: Sparta v Anorthosis Famagusta
16/09/64, European Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-6: Anorthosis Famagusta v Sparta
20/09/64, European Cup Winners' Cup preliminary round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Sparta v Steaua Bucureşti
07/09/88, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0 three times, most recently v Lyon
08/12/04, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
5-0: Sparta v Sarajevo
28/07/11, third qualifying round first leg

• Biggest away win
1-4: Celtic v Sparta
05/11/20, group stage
0-3 three times, most recently v Lazio
17/03/16, round of 16 second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-4: Sparta v LOSC Lille
22/10/20, group stage
0-3: Sparta v Copenhagen
16/12/09, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
4-0 twice, most recently v Rostov
16/02/17, round of 32 first leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=866744.html#club+facts+sparta

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Olympique Lyonnais
Formed:
1950
Nickname: Les Gones (The Kids)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Intertoto Cup (1): 1997

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 7 (2008)
French Cup: 5 (2012)
League Cup: 1 (2001)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2020/21:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2019/20:
UEFA Champions League semi-finals
2018/19:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2017/18:
round of 16
2016/17:
semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2015/16: UEFA Champions League group stage
2014/15:
play-offs
2013/14:
quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2012/13:
round of 32
2011/12:
UEFA Champions League round of 16

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
7-0: Lyon v Red Boys Differdange
17/09/74, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Biggest away win
1-7: Dinamo Zagreb v Lyon
07/12/11, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
2-5: Lyon v Borussia Mönchengladbach
05/11/74, UEFA Cup second round second leg
0-3
twice, most recently v Bayern München
27/04/10, UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg
Lyon also lost 0-3 to Bayern in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League semi-final, a match in which they were the designated home team

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Barcelona v Lyon
13/03/19, UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg
4-0 three times, most recently v Real Madrid
18/10/11, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
7-0: Lyon v Red Boys Differdange (see above)

• Biggest away win
1-4 three times, most recently v AZ Alkmaar
16/02/17, round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
2-5: Lyon v Borussia Mönchengladbach (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
4-0: Werder Bremen v Lyon
07/12/99, third round second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=865530.html#club+facts+lyon

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Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.