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Hungary leave San Marino out for the count

Published: Friday 8 October 2010, 22.00CET
Hungary 8-0 San Marino
Ádám Szalai hit a hat-trick as Sándor Egervári's men collected a second straight Group E win in emphatic fashion.
by Matthew Watson-Broughton
from Budapest
Hungary leave San Marino out for the count
Ádám Szalai celebrates en route to his hat-trick against San Marino ©Getty Images

Match statistics

HungarySan Marino

Goals scored8
 
0
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts28
 
1
Attempts on target16
 
1
Attempts off target9
 
0
Attempts blocked0
 
0
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners11
 
1
Offsides3
 
0
Yellow cards0
3
Red Cards0
1
Fouls committed15
 
20
Fouls suffered18
 
14

Standings

Last updated: 04/02/2013 10:47 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Friday 8 October 2010, 22.00CET

Hungary leave San Marino out for the count

Hungary 8-0 San Marino
Ádám Szalai hit a hat-trick as Sándor Egervári's men collected a second straight Group E win in emphatic fashion.

A hat-trick from striker Ádám Szalai was the highlight as Hungary crushed San Marino 8-0 in their Group E qualifier in Budapest.

The result was never in doubt once Sándor Egervári's side had powered ahead in the 11th minute and it swiftly became a case of which Hungary striker would reach a hat-trick first – Gergely Rudolf or Szalai. Both scored twice before the break but it was Szalai who got a third before Vladimir Koman, Balázs Dzsudzsák and Zoltán Gera completed the scoring.

It was Hungary's second win in three games and ensures they will travel to Finland for Tuesday's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier in good heart. As for San Marino, their woes were compounded by the dismissal of Carlo Valentini in second-half added time for a second yellow card incurred when conceding a penalty.

The procession started after 11 minutes when Rudolf nodded in after Aldo Simoncini had saved his first header from a Rudolf cross. Dzsudzsák laid on the second seven minutes later as his corner was glanced in off the far post by Szalai and the Hungarians soon added two more. In the 25th minute Koman's defence-splitting pass set Rudolf free and he dummied the goalkeeper and slotted home. Two minutes later Szalai struck an opportunistic fourth, spotting Simoncini off his line and dropping a 40-metre chip under his crossbar.

Four became five after 48 minutes when Dzsudzsák's low cross gave Szalai a simple task to convert his hat-trick goal. Hungary's sixth on the hour was the product of another left-wing attack but this time it was Rudolf who pulled the ball back for Koman to rifle across Simoncini and into the bottom corner. If San Marino thought things could get no worse they were wrong. After 89 minutes Dzsudzsák hit the goal of the night as he cut in from the left and hammered the ball into the top corner. There was still time for one more goal as Hungary captain Gera sent the keeper the wrong way from the spot after Valentini had seen red for bringing down Zsolt Laczkó.

Last updated: 08/10/10 22.35CET

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Lineups

Hungary

Hungary

San Marino

San Marino

1
KirályGábor Király (GK)
1
A. SimonciniAldo Simoncini (GK)
2
VermesKrisztián Vermes
2
C. ValentiniCarlo Valentini
Yellow Card38
Red Card90+2
3
VanczákVilmos Vanczák
3
VannucciDamiano Vannucci (C)
4
JuhászRoland Juhász
4
S. BacciocchiSimone Bacciocchi
Substitution52
5
Z. LaczkóZsolt Laczkó
5
Ales. Della ValleAlessandro Della Valle
Yellow Card43
6
ElekÁkos Elek
Substitution64
6
F. VitaioliFabio Vitaioli
7
DzsudzsákBalázs Dzsudzsák
Goal89
7
BerrettiMaicol Berretti
8
RudolfGergely Rudolf
Goal11
Goal25
8
F. BolliniFabio Bollini
Substitution84
9
SzalaiÁdám Szalai
Goal18
Goal27
Goal48
Substitution64
9
MontagnaPaolo Montagna
10
GeraZoltán Gera (C)
Goal90+3
10
MaraniManuel Marani
11
KomanVladimir Koman
Goal60
Substitution79
11
M. VitaioliMatteo Vitaioli
Substitution77

Substitutes

12
FülöpMárton Fülöp (GK)
12
CeccoliMichele Ceccoli (GK)
13
PintérÁdám Pintér
13
AndreiniMatteo Andreini
14
KoltaiTamás Koltai
14
BenedettiniGiacomo Benedettini
15
CzvitkovicsPéter Czvitkovics
Substitution79
15
Albani N.Nicola Albani
Substitution52
16
VadóczKrisztián Vadócz
Substitution64
16
CiacciNicola Ciacci
17
GyepesGábor Gyepes
17
CervelliniMichele Cervellini
Substitution84
18
PriskinTamás Priskin
Substitution64
18
BugliMatteo Bugli
Substitution77

Coach

Sándor Egervári (HUN) Giampaolo Mazza (SMR)

Referee

Hannes Kaasik (EST)

Assistant referees

Hannes Reinvald (EST), Jaanus Mutli (EST)

Fourth official

Kristo Tohver (EST)

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  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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