Metalist’s late penalty leaves Sporting Lisbon’s 2-1 win looking vulnerable

Sporting Lisbon 2 – Metalist Kharkiv 1 (Europa League quarter-finals 1st leg, March 29, 2012) Sporting moved in front early in the second half when good work from Diego Capel down the left was finished by Marat Izmailov’s slid finish. The Portuguese doubled their lead after the hour when Emiliano Insua crashed home a low free-kick. Metalist chalked up a lifeline in the final moments of the match as Cleiton Xavier’s penalty halved the deficit and gave the Ukrainians a valuable away goal.


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