Group stage (Group F) - 04/11/2010 - 19:00CET (19:00 local time) - Olympique de la Pontaise - Lausanne
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Sparta well set after defeating Lausanne

Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 20.45CET
FC Lausanne-Sport 1-3 AC Sparta Praha
Two goals from Wilfried Bony inspired Sparta to a victory that leaves them four points clear of third-placed US Città di Palermo in Group F.
Sparta well set after defeating Lausanne
Leonard Kweuke celebrates with Sparta team-mate Wilfried Bony after making it 2-1 ©Getty Images
 

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LausanneSparta Praha

Goals scored1
 
3
Yellow cards2
 
4
Red cards0
 
0
Attempts on target5
 
7
Attempts off target4
 
9
Corners2
 
11
Fouls committed20
 
19
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Published: Thursday 4 November 2010, 20.45CET

Sparta well set after defeating Lausanne

FC Lausanne-Sport 1-3 AC Sparta Praha
Two goals from Wilfried Bony inspired Sparta to a victory that leaves them four points clear of third-placed US Città di Palermo in Group F.

Two goals from Wilfried Bony inspired AC Sparta Praha to a 3-1 victory over FC Lausanne-Sport which leaves them on the brink of a place in the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

After falling behind to Guillaume Katz's early header, Bony made a prolonged spell of Sparta pressure tell on the cusp of half-time. A deft chip from Leony Kweuke 15 minutes from time and Bony's second late on lift the Czech side on to seven points in Group F, four clear of third-placed US Città di Palermo.

Having earned a 3-3 draw on Matchday 3 thanks to an added-time strike, Lausanne followed it up with an early goal in the return, though not before Sparta had twice threatened. Juraj Kucka headed Kamil Vacek's corner narrowly wide; Jiří Kladrubský's shot shaved the outside of the post.

The hosts, though, promptly took the lead through centre-back Katz, who rose among a throng of players to apply the merest of touches to Nicolas Marazzi's floated free-kick. The visitors immediately set about restoring parity, Bony the next to be frustrated when his effort was saved by goalkeeper Anthony Favre.

Bony fired over from a short free-kick, Kweuke shot wide following a surging run and Katz showed his worth at the other end by hooking off the line after Favre had partially saved Erich Brabec's header. The goal Sparta's pressure warranted finally arrived on 45 minutes and this time Bony found his range, volleying in Vacek's header after Lausanne failed to clear Adiaba Bondoa's throw-in.

Kweuke took matters into his own hands 15 minutes from time in a hitherto quiet second period. The No9 ran on to Vacek's hopeful ball forward and deftly lobbed the stranded Favre. Bony's measured finish in added time put the seal on a profitable night for the visitors.

Last updated: 17/11/10 12.56CET

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Lineups

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Lausanne

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Sparta Praha

1
FavreAnthony Favre (GK)
29
BlažekJaromír Blažek (GK)
4
RochatBigambo Rochat
2
ŘepkaTomáš Řepka (C)
6
KatzGuillaume Katz
Goal6'
Yellow Card64'
Substitution83'
3
PamićManuel Pamić
8
SilvioSilvio
5
PodanýJakub Podaný
10
SteubleMartin Steuble
Substitution62'
9
KweukeLeony Kweuke
Goal75'
11
Pasche Alexandre Pasche
10
BonyWilfried Bony
Goal45'
Yellow Card45+1'
Goal90+6'
14
MeoliSébastien Meoli
15
KladrubskýJiří Kladrubský
Yellow Card67'
17
CelestiniFabio Celestini (C)
19
BondoaAdiaba Bondoa
Substitution69'
20
MarazziNicolas Marazzi
20
KuckaJuraj Kucka
Yellow Card7'
24
SonneratJérôme Sonnerat
Yellow Card45'
21
BrabecErich Brabec
30
TosiRodrigo Tosi
Substitution70'
25
VacekKamil Vacek
Substitution90+3'

Substitutes

18
CastejonMickael Castejon (GK)
1
ZítkaDaniel Zítka (GK)
7
MunsyRidge Munsy
Substitution70'
4
HohenederNiklas Hoheneder
Substitution90+3'
9
RouxJocelyn Roux
Substitution83'
7
SionkoLibor Sionko
13
AvanziniMichel Avanzini
Substitution62'
8
MatějovskýMarek Matějovský
Substitution69'
Yellow Card74'
16
GétazNicolas Gétaz
14
V. KadlecVáclav Kadlec
19
CarruptAbdul Carrupt
28
VachoušekŠtěpán Vachoušek
21
KilincDavid Kilinc
30
HejdaLukáš Hejda

Coach

Martin Rueda (SUI) Jozef Chovanec (CZE)

Referee

Aleksei Kulbakov (BLR)

Assistant referees

Stanislav Savitski (BLR), Vitali Malyutin (BLR)

Fourth official

Valeri Velichko (BLR)

Additional assistant referees

Vitali Sevostyanik (BLR), Sergei Tsinkevich (BLR)

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

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