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Olsen makes Faroese history

Published: Saturday 13 October 2007, 2.45CET
Faroe Islands 1-0 Azerbaijan
Magnus Olsen's goal handed the home side their first ever UEFA European Under-21 Championship win.
Published: Saturday 13 October 2007, 2.45CET

Olsen makes Faroese history

Faroe Islands 1-0 Azerbaijan
Magnus Olsen's goal handed the home side their first ever UEFA European Under-21 Championship win.

The Faroe Islands earned their first ever UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying win as Magnus Olsen's goal proved to be decisive against Azerbaijan in Group 1.

Maiden win
Competing in the qualifying tournament for the first time, William Jacobsen's side finally tasted victory in their fifth qualifier, with Olsen's goal on the stroke of half-time proving to be the winner in Toftir. The Faroe Islands are at home to Croatia on Wednesday while Azerbaijan welcome Albania. Italy top Group 1 on 12 points from their four games.

Last updated: 27/03/13 7.15CET

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Lineups

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan

5
DamPoul Thomas Dam
15
AbışovRuslan Abışov
Yellow Card76
Red Card90
7
GunnarssonJ. Gunnarsson
1
AgayevKamran Agayev (GK) (C)
6
L.HanssenLevi Hanssen
Substitution87
8
DashdemirovArif Dashdemirov
10
K. JacobsenKristoffur Jacobsen
Yellow Card62
10
MammadovAsif Mammadov
Substitution75
9
LeivssonEmil Leivsson
Yellow Card72
4
VenbozRuhid Venboz
Substitution26
1
G. NielsenGunnar Nielsen (GK) (C)
5
N. MammadovNodar Mammadov
Yellow Card16
4
M. OlsenMagnus Olsen
Goal45
Substitution66
2
MedvedevMaksim Medvedev
Yellow Card58
3
JacobsenSvenn Jacobsen
6
NovruzovTagim Novruzov
8
ÓlavstovuÓlavur Ólavstovu
Yellow Card15
7
KaramliElgiz Karamli
Yellow Card68
11
A.HansenArnbjørn Hansen
Substitution90
20
JavadovVagif Javadov
12
LambanumFritleif Lambanum
14
GuliyevAziz Guliyev
Substitution58

Substitutes

16
HansenSímun Hansen (GK)
19
KheyirovElmar Kheyirov
14
P. JørgensenPætur Jørgensen
18
ZargarovSamir Zargarov
Substitution75
13
Nielsen Gudmund Nielsen
Substitution66
12
O. UmarovOsman Umarov (GK)
15
P. PoulsenPoul Poulsen
Substitution87
16
VugarAsgarov Vugar
18
NiclasenLeif Niclasen
Substitution90
9
MammadovElvin Mammadov
Substitution26
Yellow Card44
17
Á. GunnarssonÁsbjørn Gunnarsson
17
NadirovVüqar Nadirov
Substitution58
3
V. HuseynovVurğun Huseynov

Coach

William McLoud Jacobsen (FRO) Shakir Karibov (AZE)

Referee

Selçuk Dereli (TUR)

Assistant referees

Mustafa Eyisoy (TUR), Bahattin Duran (TUR)

Fourth official

Bülent Yıldırım (TUR)

Legend:

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  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
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  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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