UEFA Europa League

Sparta Prague vs Liverpool, 2023-24 UEFA Europa League, Round of 16

· 1st Leg
  • 46': Conor Bradley (OG)
FT
1 - 5
1st Leg
  • 7': Alexis Mac Allister (P)
  • 25': Darwin Núñez
  • 45'+3': Darwin Núñez
  • 53': Luis Díaz
  • 90'+4': Dominik Szoboszlai

Liverpool hammer Sparta Prague with Nunez double

An early penalty by Alexis Mac Allister and a Darwin Nunez brace helped Liverpool to thrash Sparta Prague 5-1 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Attempt missed. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Wataru Endo.
  • 4': Foul by Ángelo Preciado (Sparta Prague).
  • 4': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 5': Penalty Liverpool. Alexis Mac Allister draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 5': Penalty conceded by Asger Sørensen (Sparta Prague) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 7': Goal! Sparta Prague 0, Liverpool 1. Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 8': Foul by Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 8': Lukás Haraslín (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 11': Foul by Wataru Endo (Liverpool).
  • 11': Lukás Haraslín (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 12': Offside, Sparta Prague. Jan Kuchta is caught offside.
  • 13': Attempt missed. Martin Vitík (Sparta Prague) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lukás Haraslín.
  • 13': Delay in match because of an injury Ángelo Preciado (Sparta Prague).
  • 14': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 14': Offside, Sparta Prague. Veljko Birmancevic is caught offside.
  • 15': Attempt blocked. Lukás Haraslín (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jan Kuchta with a cross.
  • 18': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ladislav Krejcí.
  • 19': Hand ball by Wataru Endo (Liverpool).
  • 20': Attempt blocked. Ángelo Preciado (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
  • 20': Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Ibrahima Konaté.
  • 20': Attempt saved. Ángelo Preciado (Sparta Prague) header from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 21': Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Caoimhín Kelleher.
  • 21': Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Ibrahima Konaté.
  • 21': Foul by Ladislav Krejcí (Sparta Prague).
  • 21': Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 22': Delay in match because of an injury Caoimhín Kelleher (Liverpool).
  • 23': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 25': Goal! Sparta Prague 0, Liverpool 2. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 33': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 33': Veljko Birmancevic (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 33': Attempt missed. Jan Kuchta (Sparta Prague) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ángelo Preciado with a cross.
  • 34': Attempt blocked. Joe Gomez (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 35': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Kaan Kairinen.
  • 35': Attempt missed. Wataru Endo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.
  • 36': Attempt saved. Jan Kuchta (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lukás Haraslín.
  • 38': Attempt missed. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
  • 38': Delay in match because of an injury Asger Sørensen (Sparta Prague).
  • 39': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 40': Offside, Sparta Prague. Lukás Haraslín is caught offside.
  • 41': Attempt blocked. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 41': Attempt blocked. Wataru Endo (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Cody Gakpo.
  • 42': Offside, Sparta Prague. Lukás Haraslín is caught offside.
  • 42': Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 42': Foul by Kaan Kairinen (Sparta Prague).
  • 42': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andy Robertson.
  • 43': Substitution, Sparta Prague. Matej Rynes replaces Asger Sørensen because of an injury.
  • 44': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Luis Díaz with a through ball.
  • 44': Attempt missed. Andy Robertson (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.
  • 44': Foul by Harvey Elliott (Liverpool).
  • 44': Kaan Kairinen (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 45'+1': Foul by Joe Gomez (Liverpool).
  • 45'+1': Ladislav Krejcí (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+1': Attempt saved. Lukás Haraslín (Sparta Prague) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 45'+2': Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 45'+2': Foul by Markus Solbakken (Sparta Prague).
  • 45'+3': Goal! Sparta Prague 0, Liverpool 3. Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 45'+4': First Half ends, Sparta Prague 0, Liverpool 3.
  • 45': Second Half begins Sparta Prague 0, Liverpool 3.
  • 45': Substitution, Liverpool. Conor Bradley replaces Joe Gomez.
  • 46': Own Goal by Conor Bradley, Liverpool. Sparta Prague 1, Liverpool 3.
  • 48': Attempt saved. Lukás Haraslín (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Veljko Birmancevic.
  • 49': Delay in match because of an injury Ibrahima Konaté (Liverpool).
  • 50': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 50': Substitution, Liverpool. Virgil van Dijk replaces Ibrahima Konaté because of an injury.
  • 51': Substitution, Liverpool. Dominik Szoboszlai replaces Darwin Núñez.
  • 53': Goal! Sparta Prague 1, Liverpool 4. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 55': Attempt saved. Ángelo Preciado (Sparta Prague) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jaroslav Zeleny.
  • 55': Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Caoimhín Kelleher.
  • 56': Foul by Veljko Birmancevic (Sparta Prague).
  • 56': Jarell Quansah (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 60': Foul by Andy Robertson (Liverpool).
  • 60': Veljko Birmancevic (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 62': Foul by Ladislav Krejcí (Sparta Prague).
  • 62': Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 62': Ladislav Krejcí (Sparta Prague) is shown the yellow card.
  • 63': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dominik Szoboszlai with a headed pass.
  • 65': Substitution, Liverpool. Bobby Clark replaces Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 65': Substitution, Sparta Prague. Qazim Laçi replaces Lukás Haraslín.
  • 66': Corner, Sparta Prague. Conceded by Andy Robertson.
  • 70': Foul by Markus Solbakken (Sparta Prague).
  • 70': Wataru Endo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 71': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bobby Clark.
  • 73': Attempt saved. Veljko Birmancevic (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matej Rynes.
  • 73': Foul by Jaroslav Zeleny (Sparta Prague).
  • 73': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 73': Jaroslav Zeleny (Sparta Prague) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 74': Substitution, Liverpool. Mohamed Salah replaces Luis Díaz.
  • 74': Substitution, Sparta Prague. Adam Karabec replaces Kaan Kairinen.
  • 74': Substitution, Sparta Prague. Victor Olatunji replaces Jan Kuchta.
  • 74': Substitution, Sparta Prague. Indrit Tuci replaces Veljko Birmancevic.
  • 75': Attempt saved. Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 75': Offside, Sparta Prague. Victor Olatunji is caught offside.
  • 77': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ladislav Krejcí.
  • 79': Attempt saved. Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 80': Foul by Mohamed Salah (Liverpool).
  • 80': Ladislav Krejcí (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 80': Attempt saved. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cody Gakpo.
  • 81': Attempt missed. Indrit Tuci (Sparta Prague) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Qazim Laçi.
  • 82': Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 82': Foul by Indrit Tuci (Sparta Prague).
  • 84': Offside, Liverpool. Mohamed Salah is caught offside.
  • 84': GOAL OVERTURNED BY VAR: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) scores but the goal is ruled out after a VAR review.
  • 86': VAR Decision: No Goal Sparta Prague 1-4 Liverpool.
  • 87': Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 87': Foul by Markus Solbakken (Sparta Prague).
  • 88': Foul by Bobby Clark (Liverpool).
  • 88': Martin Vitík (Sparta Prague) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+1': Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+1': Foul by Jaroslav Zeleny (Sparta Prague).
  • 90'+4': Goal! Sparta Prague 1, Liverpool 5. Dominik Szoboszlai (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 90'+5': Second Half ends, Sparta Prague 1, Liverpool 5.
  • 0': Match ends, Sparta Prague 1, Liverpool 5.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 12
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 5
3 Corner Kicks 5
6 Saves 6
63.3 Possession 36.7
20 SHOTS 11
11 ON GOAL 7
0.6 On Target % 0.6
1 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
584 Accurate Passes 299
660 Passes 370
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.8
0 Accurate Crosses 2
6 Crosses 16
0.0 Cross % 0.1
44 Long Balls 55
18 Accurate Long Balls 25
0.4 Long Balls % 0.5
4 Blocked Shots 1
10 Effective Tackles 6
19 Tackles 13
0.5 Tackle % 0.5
6 Interceptions 6
18 Effective Clearances 14
18 Clearances 14

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Europa League

Venue: Generali-Arena
Location: Wien, Austria
Attendance: 18,349

Line-Ups

SPP Sparta Prague (3-4-3)

No. Name
1 Peter Vindahl Jensen (GK)
25 Asger Sörensen
37 Ladislav Krejcí Yellow Card
41 Martin Vitík
6 Kaan Kairinen
4 Marcus Solbakken
30 Jaroslav Zeleny Yellow Card
2 Ángelo Preciado
9 Jan Kuchta
22 Lukás Haraslín
14 Veljko Birmancevic

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
62 Caoimhín Kelleher (GK)
78 Jarell Quansah
5 Ibrahima Konaté
26 Andrew Robertson
2 Joe Gomez
3 Wataru Endo
10 Alexis Mac Allister
19 Harvey Elliott
9 Darwin Núñez
7 Luis Díaz
18 Cody Gakpo

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