Bakcell Arena - Baku 09/09/2014 - 18:00CET (21:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group H

Azerbaijan - Bulgaria
1-2
 

Azerbaijan - Bulgaria 1-2 - 09/09/2014 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Hristov header delights Bulgaria in Azerbaijan

Published: Tuesday 9 September 2014, 19.00CET
Hristov header delights Bulgaria in Azerbaijan 
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Ventsislav Hristov's header three minutes from time wins Group H opener for Bulgaria
Ilian Micanski puts visitors ahead in Baku with an angled low shot
Micanski's Karlsruhe SC club-mate Dmitri Nazarov equalises from distance
Azerbaijan goalkeeper Kamran Agayev held out well before the late winner
Next matches: Italy v Azerbaijan, Bulgaria v Croatia (10 October)

Substitute Ventsislav Hristov headed an 87th-minute winner to give Bulgaria a deserved opening UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group H win in Azerbaijan.

 

Standings

Last updated: 03/12/2014 10:39 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
SSI Err

Match statistics

Azerbaijan
Bulgaria

1

Goals scored

2

50

Possession (%)

50

5

Total attempts

11

2

on target

6

2

off target

5

1

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

5

1

Offsides

2

3

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

19

Fouls committed

13

13

Fouls suffered

19

361

Passes

343

318

completed

306

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    А. Abdullayev (Azerbaijan) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    90
    Nadirov (in) - Ufuk Budak (out) (Azerbaijan)
  • Goal
    87
    V. Hristov (Bulgaria) scores!
    Bulgaria seem to have grabbed a deserved winner, Hristov heading in fellow substitute Todor Nedelev's corner just three minutes after coming on.
  • Substitution
    83
    V. Hristov (in) - M. Aleksandrov (out) (Bulgaria)

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