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Latvia get the better of ten-man Andorra

Published: Saturday 4 September 2010, 18.30CET
Andorra 0-1 Latvia
The ten-man visitors end their campaign bottom of Group 1 with just a point after Kaspars Dubra's goal condemned them to defeat.
by Sílvia Casals
from Estadi Comunal
Latvia get the better of ten-man Andorra
Mihails Zemļinskis' Latvia side beat Andorra 1-0 ©AFI
Published: Saturday 4 September 2010, 18.30CET

Latvia get the better of ten-man Andorra

Andorra 0-1 Latvia
The ten-man visitors end their campaign bottom of Group 1 with just a point after Kaspars Dubra's goal condemned them to defeat.

Kaspars Dubra's goal proved decisive as Latvia beat ten-man Andorra 1-0 to record their fourth win of UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying.

Both teams were already well off the pace set by Group 1 pacesetters Romania and Russia prior to kick-off and Andorra have now completed their fixtures and finish bottom of the section with just a point to their name.

Justo Ruiz González's side fell behind after just 14 minutes when Dubra headed in a Romans Bespalovs corner which came after Oriol Oliva had denied Daniils Turkovs. Turkovs missed another chance soon after but Andorra had opportunities of their own, Emili Garcia going particularly close with a header. Any hopes of a comeback were extinguished eight minutes from time, however, when Garcia was dismissed. Latvia host Moldova on Tuesday.

Last updated: 27/03/13 4.41CET

http://www.uefa.com/under21/season=2011/matches/round=2000006/match=2000059/postmatch/report/index.html#latvia+andorra

Lineups

Andorra

Andorra

Latvia

Latvia

1
OlivaOriol Oliva (GK)
12
SazonovsJevgēņijs Sazonovs (GK)
4
OrosaCristhian Orosa
2
MaksimenkoVitālijs Maksimenko
3
ValesMarc Vales
3
DubraKaspars Dubra
Goal14
2
FitéOriol Fité
Substitution84
4
KazuraJevgēņijs Kazura
5
Emili GarciaEmili Garcia
Red Card82
5
KosmačovsJevgēņijs Kosmačovs (C)
6
ManeiroDavid Maneiro
6
TarasovsIgors Tarasovs
Yellow Card56
8
X. VieiraXavier Vieira
Substitution78
7
ŽuļevsVadims Žuļevs
Substitution85
10
SirvanCarles Sirvan (C)
11
TurkovsDaniils Turkovs
Substitution74
11
Marc GarciaMarc Garcia
Yellow Card73
14
R.BespalovsRomans Bespalovs
Substitution90
14
PousaCristopher Pousa
Yellow Card17
17
KurakinsAntons Kurakins
17
RiberaAlbert Ribera
Substitution53
18
RuginsRitvars Rugins

Substitutes

13
PlanesFrancesc Planes (GK)
1
IkstensKaspars Ikstens (GK)
7
AloyGerard Aloy
Substitution84
8
MežsToms Mežs
9
MolinsSanti Molins
9
KamešsVladimirs Kamešs
12
RocaÀlex Roca
10
E. VišņakovsEduards Višņakovs
Substitution74
15
Diego MarinhoDiego Marinho
Substitution78
13
V.BespalovsVladimirs Bespalovs
16
BlancoLuis Blanco
15
ZjuzinsArtūrs Zjuzins
Substitution90
18
L. San NicolasLuigi San Nicolas
Substitution53
16
SiņeļņikovsAlans Siņeļņikovs
Substitution85
Yellow Card90+3

Coach

Justo Ruiz (AND) Mihails Zemļinskis (LVA)

Referee

Liran Liany (ISR)

Assistant referees

Danny Krasikow (ISR), Abed Alramili (ISR)

Fourth official

Eitan Shmuelevitz (ISR)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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