A. Le Coq Arena - Tallinn 08/09/2014 - 20:45CET (21:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group E

Estonia - Slovenia
1-0
 

Estonia - Slovenia 1-0 - 08/09/2014 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Estonia beat Slovenia through supersub Purje

Published: Monday 8 September 2014, 22.00CET
Estonia beat Slovenia through supersub Purje 
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Late Estonia substitute Ats Purje produces a dramatic 86th-minute winner
Defences dominate for most of the Group E game
Slovenia have the better chances but cannot force a goal
The visitors lose Dalibor Stevanović to a 79th-minute red card
Next games: Lithuania v Estonia, Slovenia v Switzerland (9 October)

Estonia, who upset the odds by making the UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs, are off to a fine start to their latest qualifying campaign after a stubborn defensive performance was capped by Ats Purje's 86th-minute winner.

 

Lineups

Estonia

Estonia

Slovenia

Slovenia

1Pareiko (GK)1Handanovič (GK)
2Lindpere
85
2Brečko
4Morozov3Samardžić
5Kallaste5Cesar (C)
8Henri Anier7Iličić
62
10Zenjov8Kurtič
13Vunk11Novakovič
15Klavan (C)15Andraž Struna
16Antonov
36
67
18Rotman
89
18Mets20Kampl
23Teniste
71
21Stevanović
63
79

Substitutes

12Aksalu (GK)12Belec (GK)
22Londak (GK)16Oblak (GK)
3Bärengrub4Balažic
6Dmitrijev6B. Ilić
7Purje
85
86
9Ljubijankič
9Hunt10Birsa
62
11Ojamaa13Bohar
14Saag14Lazarevič
89
17Jääger
71
17Viler
19Pikk19Maroh
20Kams
67
22Mertelj
21Artjunin23Matavž

Coaches

Magnus Pehrsson (SWE)
Srečko Katanec (SVN)

Referee

Szymon Marciniak (POL)

Standings

 

Match statistics

Estonia
Slovenia

1

Goals scored

0

43

Possession (%)

57

11

Total attempts

13

3

on target

2

4

off target

6

4

blocked

5

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

9

0

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

1

15

Fouls committed

10

10

Fouls suffered

15

253

Passes

422

229

completed

394

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    89
    Lazarevič (in) - Rotman (out) (Slovenia)
  • Goal
    86
    Purje (Estonia) scores!
    So unfortunate for Samir Handanovič, who makes two excellent saves to keep out Estonian efforts, only for the second of which to fall to Purje who has the simple task of tapping past the prone goalkeeper.
  • Substitution
    85
    Purje (in) - Lindpere (out) (Estonia)
  • Red Card
    79
    Stevanović (Slovenia) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.

See also

  • SSI Err
  • SSI Err