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Georgia look to go up a gear against Croatia

Published: Monday 10 January 2011, 21.00CET
Having made a promising start in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying, Georgia will look to maintain their push for one of the top spots in Group F as they meet leaders Croatia for the first time.
Georgia look to go up a gear against Croatia
Georgia celebrate a UEFA EURO 2012 goal ©Badri Ketiladze

Tournament statistics

GeorgiaCroatia

Goals scored7
 
21
Total attempts120
 
189
Attempts on target41
 
84
Attempts off target61
 
78
Attempts blocked0
 
0
Attempts against woodwork2
 
1
Corners49
 
86
Offsides20
 
12
Yellow cards20
 
23
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed123
 
157
Fouls suffered126
 
174
 
Published: Monday 10 January 2011, 21.00CET

Georgia look to go up a gear against Croatia

Having made a promising start in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying, Georgia will look to maintain their push for one of the top spots in Group F as they meet leaders Croatia for the first time.

Having made a promising start in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying, Georgia will look to maintain their push for one of the top spots in Group F as they play section leaders Croatia for the first time.

Match background
• This will be the first contest between the sides at senior international level. Teams representing the two nations have also never met in UEFA club competition.

• Both Georgia and Croatia are unbeaten in Group F, though with one win and three draws to date, Temuri Ketsbaia's Georgia are four points adrift of Slaven Bilić's side.

• Bilić and Ketsbaia have met before, featuring for Everton FC and Newcastle United FC respectively in a 0-0 Premier League draw on 28 February 1998.

Last updated: 01/02/11 18.05CET

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