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Turkey thwarted by Ćustović winner

Published: Sunday 3 June 2007, 0.55CET
Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-2 Turkey Adnan Ćustović scored a last-gasp winner in Sarajevo to revive Bosnia-Herzegovina's aspirations of qualifying.
Turkey thwarted by Ćustović winner
Bosnia-Herzegovina players celebrate their winning goal against Turkey @Getty Images

Match statistics

Bosnia and HerzegovinaTurkey

Goals scored3
 
2
Attempts on target6
 
4
Attempts off target0
7
Corners3
 
8
Fouls committed15
 
11
Yellow cards2
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:56 CET

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Published: Sunday 3 June 2007, 0.55CET

Turkey thwarted by Ćustović winner

Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-2 Turkey Adnan Ćustović scored a last-gasp winner in Sarajevo to revive Bosnia-Herzegovina's aspirations of qualifying.

Adnan Ćustović scored a dramatic winner to restore Bosnia-Herzegovina's hopes of qualification as they ended Turkey's unbeaten record in UEFA EURO 2008™ qualifying Group C.

Thrilling game
Making only his second international appearance, the substitute scored the fifth goal of an enthralling game in which the home side twice fell behind to goals from Hakan Şükür and Sabrı Sarıoğlu before Zlatan Muslimović and Edin Džeko hit back. Turkey dominated the early stages and although Hakan Şükür blazed over from close range he made amends in the 13th minute, meeting Arda Turan's dangerous inswinger with a clinical header into the top corner. Bosnia-Herzegovina fought back and levelled before the half-hour when Muslimović latched on to Zvjezdan Misimović's pass and fired past Rüştü Reçber.

Turkey frustrated
Turkey reacted well, however, and regained the lead six minutes before the break as Sabrı curled a left-foot shot inside Adnan Gušo's far post. Again Fuad Muzurović's team demonstrated their resilience as Džeko latched on to Vedin Musić's long ball deep into first-half added time before rifling in from the edge of the area. Bosnia-Herzegovina continued to frustrate Turkey in the second half as Gušo saved well from Arda and Tuncay Sanli.

Ćustović winner
With time running out and the match seemingly heading for a draw Ćustović had the final say, meeting Mirko Hrgović's right-wing cross to head in the winner just eight minutes after coming on. Bosnia-Herzegovina now face Malta at home on Wednesday knowing another win would put them level on points with Turkey, who have to wait until 8 September for their next fixture in Malta.

Last updated: 03/06/07 14.24CET

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Lineups

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Turkey

Turkey

5
BajićBranimir Bajić
1
Rüştü ReçberRüştü Reçber (GK)
8
DamjanovićDario Damjanović
Yellow Card34
22
Hamit AltıntopHamit Altıntop
11
DžekoEdin Džeko
Goal45+2
Substitution62
2
Servet ÇetinServet Çetin
1
GušoAdnan Gušo (GK)
4
Gökhan ZanGökhan Zan
18
M. HrgovićMirko Hrgović
3
İbrahim Üzülmezİbrahim Üzülmez
20
MaletićDarko Maletić
Yellow Card19
Substitution84
7
Mehmet AurélioMehmet Aurélio
Yellow Card11
10
MisimovićZvjezdan Misimović (C)
25
Sabri SarıoğluSabri Sarıoğlu
Goal39
Substitution77
7
MusićVedin Musić
10
Gökdeniz KaradenizGökdeniz Karadeniz
Substitution46
9
MuslimovićZlatan Muslimović
Goal27
Substitution90+3
14
Arda TuranArda Turan
Substitution64
16
RadeljićIvan Radeljić
17
Tuncay ŞanlıTuncay Şanlı
4
RahimićElvir Rahimić
9
Hakan ŞükürHakan Şükür (C)
Goal13

Substitutes

12
AlaimMuhamed Alaim (GK)
24
Hakan ArıkanHakan Arıkan (GK)
19
BartolovićMladen Bartolović
6
Volkan YamanVolkan Yaman
15
ČustovićAdnan Čustović
Substitution84
Goal90
8
Yıldıray BaştürkYıldıray Baştürk
Substitution64
Yellow Card90+4
17
IbiševićVedad Ibišević
15
Hüseyin ÇimşirHüseyin Çimşir
Substitution46
3
MuharemovićVeldin Muharemović
20
Ümit KaranÜmit Karan
Substitution77
6
PandžaBoris Pandža
Substitution90+3
21
Emre AşıkEmre Aşık
14
ZebaZajko Zeba
Substitution62
29
Umut BulutUmut Bulut

Coach

Blaz Sliškovic (SRB) Fatih Terim (TUR)

Referee

Peter Fröjdfeldt (SWE)

Assistant referees

Stefan Wittberg (SWE), Henrik Andren (SWE)

Fourth official

Martin Ingvarsson (SWE)

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