Monday , January 18 2021

Europa League: Lech Poznań nightmare. After a defeat in the 93rd minute

Lech Poznań lost 1: 2 (0: 0) against Standard Liege in the 4th round of the Europa League group stage. The decisive goal was scored by the Belgians in the 93rd minute.

Lech joined this match, encouraged by the victory in the previous clash between the two teams. In Poznan, Kolejorz won 3-1, which allowed him to stay in the playoffs. To be realistic about the game in the next round, Dariusz Żuraw’s players had to get another victory. However, they were not successful in that art.

The first half was ordered by the hosts, who created some favorable situations to score. In the end, after a headless foul, Obbi Oular was shown a second yellow card and a red card as a result.

Europa League: Lech Poznań is losing to Standard Liege

After the break, Lech played to a player’s advantage and did very well. In the 61st minute, Mikael Isha took the lead after a reliable save. Unfortunately two minutes later Pedro Tiba made a serious mistake in the middle of the pitch and Standard equalized after a quick counterattack. Filip Bednarek defeated Abdoul Fessal Tapsoba from close range.

However, there was no end to the bad news for Lech. From the 75th minute onwards, Kolejorz – like Liege – had to do without a player. Djordje Crnomarkovic looked at the red card.

The Poznań team tried to attack until the end, but it was the rivals who gave the final blow. In the 93rd minute Konstantinos Laifis made it 2: 1.

Lech Poznań remains in 3rd place in the Europa League

After this defeat, Lech maintained its 3rd place in the Group D table of the Europa League with 3 points. The latest Standard Liege is a better balance of face-to-face meetings. Rangers and Benfica are in the lead with 8 points.


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