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Early glee for Georgia

Published: Tuesday 7 September 2004, 18.03CET
Georgia 2-1 Albania Early goals from Shota Kashia and Irakli Modebadze decide an eventful match in Tbilisi.
Published: Tuesday 7 September 2004, 18.03CET

Early glee for Georgia

Georgia 2-1 Albania Early goals from Shota Kashia and Irakli Modebadze decide an eventful match in Tbilisi.

Nine-man Georgia overcame ten-man Albania in a tempestuous match in Tbilisi, the three points from which took the home side to second place in Group 2.

Perfect start
Georgia got off to the best possible start when defender Shota Kashia shot in from 35 metres with a fine effort, then doubled their lead after 18 minutes when Irakli Modebadze connected perfectly with a Gocha Khojava cross.

Immediate response
Referee Marek Mikolajewski was at the centre of an eventful first 45 minutes, dismissing Georgia's Georgic Tsimakuridze and Albania's Gjergji Muzaka soon after Denis Boshnjaku had cut the home team's lead in the 22nd minute.

Totladze in form
Georgia lost their second player of the night moments into the second half when Gogita Gogua was dismissed for violent conduct. Albania created several chances as the game wore on but Georgian goalkeeper Irakli Totladze was in fine form for Gocha Tkebuchava's side.

Last updated: 28/03/13 3.37CET

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Lineups

Georgia

Georgia

Albania

Albania

1
TotladzeIrakli Totladze (GK)
1
GjondedaEraldi Gjondeda (GK)
2
TsimakuridzeGeorge Tsimakuridze (C)
Yellow Card21
Red Card23
2
DallkuArmend Dallku
3
KashiaShota Kashia
Goal1
3
HallaçiRahman Hallaçi
Yellow Card89
4
ImedashviliDavid Imedashvili
4
NdrekaGezim Ndreka
Substitution58
5
LomidzeMamuka Lomidze
6
MucaAlban Muca
6
BurnadzeTeimuraz Burnadze
Substitution77
10
BoshnjakuDenis Boshnjaku
Goal22
Substitution79
7
GetsadzeRevaz Getsadze
16
TetovaEdlir Tetova
8
AladashviliKakhaber Aladashvili
17
MuzakaGjergj Muzaka (C)
Red/Yellow Card23
9
GoguaGogita Gogua
Red Card51
14
SalihiHamdi Salihi
Substitution36
10
Khodzhava                                         Gocha Khodzhava
Substitution83
19
OsmaniTefik Osmani
11
ModebadzeIrakli Modebadze
Goal18
Yellow Card45+1
Substitution70
7
KacaniSokol Kacani

Substitutes

12
ShekriladzeBeka Shekriladze (GK)
12
LlaniErvin Llani (GK)
13
ChikviladzeTengiz Chikviladze
8
BarkaEhiliano Barka
14
GrigalashviliShota Grigalashvili
Substitution77
5
KuleMarenglen Kule
Substitution58
15
P. DatunaishviliPavle Datunaishvili
11
LlakajOlsi Llakaj
16
PipiaGogi Pipia
Substitution70
18
BegaBesmir Bega
Substitution79
17
GigauriDavid Gigauri
Substitution83
20
VangjeliKristi Vangjeli
18
G. TchelidzeGeorge Tchelidze
21
CazzaMetlem Cazza
Substitution36

Coach

Hasan Lika (ALB)

Referee

Marek Mikolajewski (POL)

Assistant referees

Maciej Wierzbowski (POL), Pietr Cwalina (POL)

Fourth official

Tomasz Pacuda (POL)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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