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Romania quick to make amends

Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 19.45CET
Romania 3-0 Faroe Islands
The hosts put Friday's heavy loss to Latvia behind them with a convincing 3-0 victory in Botosani to reclaim top spot in Group 1.
by Paul-Daniel Zaharia
from Municipal
Romania quick to make amends
Romania are back on top of Group 1 ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 19.45CET

Romania quick to make amends

Romania 3-0 Faroe Islands
The hosts put Friday's heavy loss to Latvia behind them with a convincing 3-0 victory in Botosani to reclaim top spot in Group 1.

Romania quickly put Friday's loss to Latvia behind them with a convincing 3-0 victory against the Faroe Islands in Botosani to reclaim top spot in Group 1.

Early breakthrough
Romania had won their opening four matches in the section before crashing to a 5-1 defeat in Riga, but they made amends on Tuesday. Eric Bicfalvi opened the scoring after five minutes with a 30-metre drive and though the home side suffered a scare when Cezar Lungu was called on twice in quick succession to save from Róaldur Jacobsen in the 12th minute, they doubled their lead before the break.

Ganea strikes
Liviu Ganea this time found the way through, firing in from 12 metres on 38 minutes following a nice one-two with Alexandru Ioniţă. The Faroe Islands beat Russia last month but there were to be no surprises here as Ganea teed up Andrei Ionescu to add the third 13 minutes after the restart as Romania followed up their 4-0 victory in Torshavn in June with another resounding success. Emil Săndoi's side are now back on top of Group 1, three points clear of Russia, who host Moldova on Wednesday.

Last updated: 27/03/13 5.07CET

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Lineups

Romania

Romania

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

1
LunguCezar Lungu (GK)
1
H. JørgensenHans Jørgensen (GK)
2
BărboianuŞtefan Bărboianu
3
HolmRógvi Holm
3
BarbuMarius Radu Barbu
4
D. DavidsenDánjal Davidsen
4
IlieSilviu Ilie
6
EllingsgaardJóhan Ellingsgaard
5
GămanValerică Găman
7
PoulsenRógvi Poulsen
6
BicfalviEric Bicfalvi
Goal5
8
R. JacobsenRóaldur Jacobsen
Substitution54
8
IonescuAndrei Ionescu
Goal58
9
F. JustinussenFinnur Justinussen
Substitution79
9
GaneaLiviu Ganea
Goal39
10
MouritsenChristian Mouritsen (C)
10
TorjeGabriel Torje (C)
Substitution81
11
K. JacobsenKristoffur Jacobsen
14
SburleaSabrin Sburlea
Substitution67
13
NesáHeri H. Nesá
Substitution73
15
IoniţăAlexandru Ioniţă
Substitution59
14
EdmundssonJóan Edmundsson

Substitutes

12
LungSilviu Lung (GK)
16
J. JacobsenJóan Pauli Jacobsen (GK)
7
AlexeMarius Alexe
Substitution81
2
KollskerTorkil Kollsker
11
OchiroşiiIulian Ochiroşii
Substitution59
5
P. JustinussenPól Jóhannus Justinussen
Substitution73
13
MăţelAlexandru Măţel
12
KlettskardPáll Klettskard
Substitution79
16
ChiricheşVlad Chiricheş
15
FærøOdmar Færø
Substitution54
17
OnicaşMihai Onicaş
17
DalbúdOssur M. Dalbúd
18
BujorVlad Bujor
Substitution67
18
KambanWentzel S.R. Kamban

Coach

Emil Săndoi (ROU) William McLoud Jacobsen (FRO)

Referee

Nikolai Yordanov (BUL)

Assistant referees

Krassimir Kerezov (BUL), Krum Stoilov (BUL)

Fourth official

Georgi Yordanov (BUL)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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