Itztadion Teddy - Jerusalem 10/10/2015 - 20:45CET (21:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group B

Israel - Cyprus
1-2
 

Israel - Cyprus 1-2 - 10/10/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Cyprus stun Israel in Jerusalem

Published: Saturday 10 October 2015, 22.00CET

  • Dossa Júnior nods Cyprus ahead on 58 minutes
  • Nir Bitton restores parity from distance
  • Jason Demetriou nets 80th-minute clincher
  • Fourth-placed Israel one point off play-off spot; visitors a further point back
  • Final games: Belgium v Israel, Cyprus v Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jason Demetriou registered ten minutes from time as Cyprus stunned Israel 2-1 in Jerusalem to keep their UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying hopes alive in Group B.

 

Lineups

Israel

Israel

Cyprus

Cyprus

18Marciano (GK)1Giorgallides (GK)
2Dasa
54
2Dossa Júnior
58
59
3Ben Haim (C)5Demetriou
80
4Bitton
45+1
76
9Mytidis
7Zahavi13Makridis (C)
84
8Kayal14Laban
9Dabbur15Antoniades
51
12Ben Chaim
90+3
17Efrem
86
14Vermouth
65
19Laifis
20Ben Harush
71
21Makris
46
21Tibi23Nikolaou

Substitutes

23Haimov (GK)22Panayi (GK)
1Levi (GK)12Negri (GK)
5Melikson
71
3E. Charalambous
6Peretz4Merkis
86
10Hemed
65
6Angeli
11Abed7Aloneftis
13Davidzada8Kyriakou
15Tzedek10Charalambides
46
16Rikan11Economides
84
17Kehat16Kolokoudias
19Dgani
54
18Artymatas
22Damari20Kastanos

Coaches

Eli Gutman (ISR)
Charalampos Christodoulou (CYP)

Referee

Manuel De Sousa (POR)

Standings

 

Match statistics

Israel
Cyprus

1

Goals scored

2

59

Possession (%)

41

18

Total attempts

8

5

on target

5

10

off target

2

3

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

5

Corners

3

0

Offsides

4

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

16

16

Fouls suffered

9

468

Passes

256

400

completed

191

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Jason Demetriou registered ten minutes from time as the visitors stunned Israel in Jerusalem just four minutes after Nir Bitton had restored parity to keep their UEFA EURO 2016 hopes alive in Group B. Bosnia and Herzegovina go into the last round of games in the play-off spot but visit Cyprus who must win. Israel host already-qualified Belgium.
  • Yellow Card
    90+3
    Ben Chaim (Israel) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    86
    Merkis (in) - Efrem (out) (Cyprus)
  • Substitution
    84
    Economides (in) - Makridis (out) (Cyprus)
  • Goal
    80
    Demetriou (Cyprus) scores!
    Late drama in Jerusalem as the visitors take the lead once again. Jason Demetriou latches on to Constantinos Charalambides's through ball inside the area before lashing into the top corner.

See also

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