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Fine start sees Albania home

Published: Friday 2 September 2005, 21.00CET
Albania 3-1 Kazakhstan Gjergj Muzaka, Sokol Kacani and Emiljano Veliaj scored in the first as the home side recorded their second success.
by Fatjon Pandovski
Published: Friday 2 September 2005, 21.00CET

Fine start sees Albania home

Albania 3-1 Kazakhstan Gjergj Muzaka, Sokol Kacani and Emiljano Veliaj scored in the first as the home side recorded their second success.

Albania achieved their second victory of their UEFA European Under-21 Championship campaign by defeating Kazakhstan 3-1 tonight.

Quickfire treble
Three goals in ten first-half minutes did the damage for the home side, who opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the tenth minute. After Hamdi Salihi had been fouled in the area, Gjergj Muzaka stepped up to give Albania the lead.

Late dismissal
Defender Sokol Kacani doubled his side's advantage three minutes later, before Emiljano Veliaj made it three after 19 minutes. Kazakhstan pulled a goal back soon after, but they were forced to finish the game with ten men following a late dismissal. Albania now have eight points from ten Group 2 games, while Kazakhstan remain bottom on three points.

Last updated: 28/03/13 3.06CET

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Lineups

Albania

Albania

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan

12
G. TafajGlend Tafaj (GK)
1
GrigorenkoAleksandr Grigorenko (GK)
2
KrajaErvis Kraja
Yellow Card46
8
AliyevPeraly Aliyev
3
MucaAlban Muca
Substitution55
5
MoldagaliyevTimur Moldagaliyev
Goal23
4
NdrekaGezim Ndreka (C)
14
KirovAleksandr Kirov
5
LilaAndi Lila
3
ZhumabayevAbzal Zhumabayev
Substitution46
7
KacaniSokol Kacani
Goal14
Substitution56
2
AliyevKanat Aliyev
8
VeliajEmiliano Veliaj
Goal19
Substitution71
13
BorovskiVadim Borovski
Substitution75
13
HallaçiRahman Hallaçi
6
V. YevstigneyevVitali Yevstigneev
14
SalihiHamdi Salihi
17
YakovlevVladimir Yakovlev (C)
Yellow Card17
17
MuzakaGjergj Muzaka
Goal11
19
NurmagombetovVyacheslav Nurmagombetov
18
ÇapjaHetlen Çapja
9
ArgimbayevAidar Argimbayev
Substitution55

Substitutes

1
OlsiBishani Olsi (GK)
18
DekhkanovZhasulan Dekhkanov (GK)
6
MadoBlevar Mado
Substitution55
7
OrazalievZhandos Orazaliev
Substitution46
Red/Yellow Card90+3
9
XhihaniParid Xhihani
10
KukeyevZhambyl Kukeyev
10
MileVangjel Mile
Substitution71
15
YurtaevRoman Yurtaev
Substitution75
11
HaxhiaDaniel Haxhia
11
NedashkovskiyOleg Nedashkovskiy
Substitution55
15
R. ArapiRenato Arapi
16
BarkaEhiliano Barka

Coach

Hasan Lika (ALB) Anton Shokh (URS)

Referee

David Mckeon (IRL)

Assistant referees

Joseph Cassidy (IRL), Anthony Ryan (IRL)

Fourth official

Hugo Whoriskey (IRL)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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