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Momodou Ceesay challenges Andrei Dikan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrei Dikan.
Shot by Stanislav Angelovic from just outside the area goes over the net.
Aiden McGeady has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
Filip Ozobic concedes a free kick for a foul on Emil Rilke. Free kick crossed left-footed by Tomas Oravec from right wing.
Jozef Piacek gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrei Dikan. Andrei Dikan restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Emil Rilke.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Meschini Alex on Mario Pecalka. Free kick taken by Mario Pecalka.
Patrik Mraz replaces Tomas Majtan.
Unfair challenge on Marek Suchy by Momodou Ceesay results in a free kick. Andrei Dikan restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Filip Ozobic on Jozef Piacek, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jozef Piacek.
Andrei Ivanov on for Kirill Kombarov.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Emil Rilke from the left by-line, Momodou Ceesay has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Stanislav Angelovic takes a shot. Martin Stranzl gets a block in.
Barreto Ibson sent from the field by the ref for violent conduct. Unfair challenge on Tomas Oravec by Barreto Ibson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Bello Babatounde from left wing.
Kirill Kombarov concedes a free kick for a foul on Emil Rilke. Emil Rilke crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by Barreto Ibson.
Meschini Alex fouled by Mario Pecalka, the ref awards a free kick. Meschini Alex takes the free kick.
Caution for Mario Pecalka.
Effort from deep inside the area by Barreto Ibson misses to the right of the goal.
Lubomir Guldan has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Emil Rilke is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andrei Dikan takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Momodou Ceesay on Barreto Ibson. Alexander Shyeshukov takes the direct free kick.
(MSK Zilina) makes a substitution, with Momodou Ceesay coming on for Robert Jez.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Emil Rilke on Kirill Kombarov. Kirill Kombarov takes the direct free kick.
Kirill Kombarov receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kirill Kombarov gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emil Rilke. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Robert Jez.
Tomas Oravec has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.
Roman Gergel takes a long range shot clearing the bar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kirill Kombarov on Robert Jez. Direct free kick taken by Tomas Oravec.
Robert Jez fouled by Kirill Kombarov, the ref awards a free kick. Emil Rilke takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Robert Jez from the left by-line, Andrei Dikan makes a save.
Barreto Ibson fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. MSK Zilina 1-2 Spartak Moscow.Meschini Alex provided the assist for the goal.
Robert Jez fouled by Filip Ozobic, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Jez.
Corner taken by Nikola Drincic, save by Martin Dubravka.
Shot by Alexander Shyeshukov. Blocked by Roman Gergel.
Kirill Kombarov fouled by Emil Rilke, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrei Dikan.
Yevgeni Makeev leaves the field to be replaced by Filip Ozobic.
Meschini Alex gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. MSK Zilina 1-1 Spartak Moscow.
Bello Babatounde takes a shot. Save by Andrei Dikan.
Robert Jez takes a inswinging corner.
Tomas Oravec has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save by Andrei Dikan.
Jozef Piacek is booked. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barreto Ibson by Jozef Piacek. Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Oravec on Barreto Ibson. Yevgeni Makeev takes the free kick. Alexander Shyeshukov takes the direct free kick.
Stanislav Angelovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Dmitri Kombarov. Free kick crossed right-footed by Dmitri Kombarov from left channel.
Tomas Majtan scores a headed goal from close range. MSK Zilina 1-0 Spartak Moscow.The assist for the goal came from Robert Jez.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Robert Jez.
Pavol Poliacek is booked. Pavol Poliacek gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kirill Kombarov. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Meschini Alex.
Bello Babatounde shown a yellow card. Bello Babatounde gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alexander Shyeshukov. Free kick taken by Martin Stranzl.
Pavol Poliacek goes off and Emil Rilke comes on.
Nikola Drincic on for Alexandr Kozlov.
Corner taken by Robert Jez from the left by-line.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Yevgeni Makeev goes wide left of the goal.
Meschini Alex fouled by Tomas Majtan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Aiden McGeady.
Meschini Alex produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.
Shot by Bello Babatounde from just outside the area goes over the net.
Pavol Poliacek takes a shot. Marek Suchy gets a block in.
Shot by Roman Gergel went wide of the right-hand post.
Unfair challenge on Tomas Majtan by Alexander Shyeshukov results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Jez.
Stanislav Angelovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dmitri Kombarov. Andrei Dikan restarts play with the free kick.
Tomas Oravec is caught offside. Andrei Dikan takes the indirect free kick.
Martin Stranzl gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bello Babatounde. Jozef Piacek takes the free kick.
Lubomir Guldan goes into the referee's book. Free kick awarded for a foul by Lubomir Guldan on Barreto Ibson. Barreto Ibson takes the direct free kick. Effort from 25 yards by Meschini Alex. Martin Dubravka makes a comfortable save.
Shot by Roman Gergel. Marek Suchy gets a block in.
Lubomir Guldan concedes a free kick for a foul on Meschini Alex. Meschini Alex delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
Lubomir Guldan concedes a free kick for a foul on Meschini Alex. Free kick crossed by Meschini Alex.
Corner taken left-footed by Meschini Alex from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Bello Babatounde.
Kirill Kombarov has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Drilled left-footed shot by Roman Gergel. Blocked by Marek Suchy.
Foul by Martin Stranzl on Tomas Oravec, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Robert Jez.
Foul by Pavol Poliacek on Marek Suchy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Kirill Kombarov.
Corner from right by-line taken by Meschini Alex.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jozef Piacek by Alexandr Kozlov. Martin Dubravka restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dmitri Kombarov on Tomas Majtan. Direct free kick taken by Martin Dubravka.
Strike from close range by Dmitri Kombarov clears the bar.
The match begins.
The match has been suspended.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The final whistle goes and the game is over.
Hapal not keen on pointless adventure
MSK Zilina boss Pavel Hapal is desperate for his team to avoid the ignominy of finishing their debut Champions League group stage campaign without a point.
The Slovakian champions are yet to get off the mark in Group F heading into their final fixture at home to Spartak Moscow night.
It has been a rough introduction to life in Europe's premier club competition for Hapal's side who have conceded 17 goals in five games, including a 7-0 drubbing by Marseille in their last home encounter.
Unsurprisingly, the Sosoni are therefore condemned to finish bottom of the group with Spartak six points ahead to sew up a Europa League place.
"We want to win," Hapal said at a press conference.
"While we have had to drink from a bitter cup in this competition so far, on Wednesday we want to be victorious.
"It may still be a success if we draw, because that will be a point. But the level of that success will depend on how well we play."
Despite their poor record there have been moments to savour for Zilina during the campaign, most notably when they led at leaders Chelsea a fortnight ago.
Babatounde Bello fired them ahead before second-half goals from Daniel Sturridge and a late Florent Malouda winner denied the minnows a famous point.
"Sure, we wanted to have some points on the board before the last game. We have played well enough for that to be the case," Hapal added.
"For example in Marseille and London we could have got points while at home to Chelsea we also had a good game.
"We were completely overrun in Moscow and at home to Marseille. We regret these defeats, especially the loss (to Marseille) in front of our home fans."
Hapal will be without Stefan Zosak and Admir Vladavic for the game, which is set to be played in sub-zero conditions.
The temperature in Zilina has fallen as low as minus 15 in recent days, although such conditions are unlikely to worry the Russian visitors.
While Valeri Karpin's side may be used to such low temperatures anyway, the team has spent the past week preparing for the game across the border at the training facilities of the Hungary national team.
Karpin believes the base has provided the ideal preparation as they aim to sign off their final match of 2010 with a win.
"Hungary was the right choice. We are only a few hours by bus from Zilina," Karpin told the club's official website www.spartak.com.
"It is our last match of the season and we have been able to train at a very modern facility.
"We almost feel like we are at home here."
Crowd trouble mars Spartak win
Spartak Moscow came from behind to seal a 2-1 Champions League Group F win on a night which saw fans from 2018 World Cup host nation Russia bring shame on European football.
Tomas Majtan headed Slovakian minnows MSK Zilina in front just after half-time but Brazilians Alex and Ibson turned the game around by the hour mark.
Ibson's night turned sour as he was sent off 12 minutes from time, but his sin was dwarved by those of the Spartak fans which brought about a 20-minute delay early in proceedings.
Within minutes of the match kicking off, Dutch referee Kevin Blom led both sets of players off the field as flares were thrown onto the pitch from the Spartak section of the crowd.
The visiting team re-emerged to plead with their own fans for calm, only to be met by a fresh barrage.
Eventually, though, the game was able to restart and Dmitri Kombarov shot over from close range for Spartak.
Ibson was similarly wasteful, skewing wide from a good position, before Kirill Kombarov flashed an effort wide from range.
Marek Suchy blocked Roman Gergel's effort at the other end before Zilina's Lubomir Guldan was booked for fouling Ibson, who teed up Alex from the resulting free-kick. The Brazilian, though, fired over.
Gergel was again off target before Suchy blocked Pavol Poliacek's shot, Babatounde Bello blazing the rebound over.
Alex shot wide from long range and team-mates Aiden McGeady and Yevgeni Makeev followed suit as half-time arrived goalless.
Zilina had been unable to impose themselves on the game for much of that first period, but took the lead three minutes into the second. Robert Jez crossed from the right and Majtan's downward header beat keeper Andrei Dikan and found the net.
Dikan was then forced to tip Tomas Oravec's fierce drive over the bar, and also gathered Bello's effort before the visitors levelled in the 54th minute as Alex finished low from the left of the penalty area.
Gergel blocked Alexander Shyeshukov's drive but the second Spartak goal was not long in coming, Alex turning provider for compatriot Ibson to finish from close range on the hour.
Gergel shot over and Oravec and Guldan's long-range volleys went wide, while Ibson was off target at the other end.
The latter was then dismissed for a bad foul on Oravec, before substitute Momodou Ceesay wasted Zilina's best chance of an equaliser when he headed Emil Rilke's corner wide from close range.
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