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Latvia go in search of first home triumph

Published: Wednesday 7 September 2011, 10.00CET
Latvia will go in search their first home victory in Group F when they take on the section's bottom side, Malta, in their penultimate UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier.
Latvia go in search of first home triumph
Latvia coach Aleksandrs Starkovs is hoping his side can gain their first home win against Malta ©Getty Images
Published: Wednesday 7 September 2011, 10.00CET

Latvia go in search of first home triumph

Latvia will go in search their first home victory in Group F when they take on the section's bottom side, Malta, in their penultimate UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier.

Latvia will look to secure a first home win in Group F as they take on the section's bottom side, Malta, in their penultimate UEFA EURO 2012 qualifier.

• Goals from Kaspars Gorkšs and Maris Verpakovskis secured Latvia a comfortable victory against Malta when the sides first met in Group F on 7 September 2010.

• Latvia's record in four games against Malta reads W2 D0 L2 (W1 D0 L0 at home).

• The teams made their initial introductions on Maltese soil on 26 May 1992, when the hosts triumphed 1-0 in Ta' Qali. Malta also came out on top on 8 February 1998, edging a 2-1 victory at the same venue.

• Between those two matches, Latvia claimed a 2-0 victory against Malta in Riga on 2 June 1994.

Last updated: 27/09/11 0.09CET

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