Qualifying round (Group F) - 07/09/2010 - 19:30CET (19:30 local time) - Ta' Qali National Stadium - Ta' Qali
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Malta - Latvia 0-2 - 07/09/2010 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2012

Qualifying round (Group F) - 07/09/2010 - 19:30CET (19:30 local time) - Ta' Qali National Stadium - Ta' Qali
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Malta - Latvia 0-2 - 07/09/2010 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2012

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Latvia leave Malta with three points

Published: Tuesday 7 September 2010, 22.30CET
Malta 0-2 Latvia
The visitors registered their first points of UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying Group F courtesy of a goal in each half.
by Domenic Aquilina
from Ta' Qali National Stadium
Latvia leave Malta with three points
Kaspars Gorkšs (No13) celebrates giving Latvia the lead ©Domenic Aquilina

Match statistics

MaltaLatvia

Goals scored0
2
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts21
 
13
Attempts on target5
 
5
Attempts off target9
 
5
Attempts blocked0
 
0
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners3
 
8
Offsides3
 
0
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed12
 
11
Fouls suffered11
 
11

Standings

Last updated: 13/02/2013 10:53 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
Published: Tuesday 7 September 2010, 22.30CET

Latvia leave Malta with three points

Malta 0-2 Latvia
The visitors registered their first points of UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying Group F courtesy of a goal in each half.

Goals from Kaspars Gorkšs and Maris Verpakovskis secured Latvia a comfortable victory against Malta in UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying Group F.

Beaten 3-0 at home by Croatia on Friday, the visitors were rarely in any danger once Gorkšs had struck two minutes before half-time. Verpakovskis made sure of their victory late on, leaving Malta still searching for their first points of the campaign after they lost their own opening match to Israel.

A low-key first half was drawing to a close when Gorkšs broke the deadlock by heading in Aleksandrs Cauņa's free-kick. With Shaun Bajada doing his best to help Malta back into proceedings, the hosts rallied somewhat after the break, but Verkapovskis eventually quelled the revolt from John Buttigieg's team when he outwitted André Agius and beat Andrew Hogg with a fine solo effort five minutes from time.

Last updated: 07/09/10 22.22CET

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