Qualifying round (Group 3) - 07/06/2011 - 17:00CET (20:00 local time) - Yerevan Republican Stadium after Vazgen Sargsyan - Yerevan
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Armenia - Montenegro 4-1 - 07/06/2011 - Match page - Under-21 2013

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Ten-man Armenia overcome Montenegro

Published: Tuesday 7 June 2011, 19.08CET
Armenia 4-1 Montenegro
Despite playing for over an hour with ten men, Armenia began their Group 3 campaign with a comfortable victory against Montenegro.
by Khachik Chakhoyan
from Yerevan Republican Stadium after Vazgen Sargsyan
Ten-man Armenia overcome Montenegro
Edgar Malakyan (No9) of Armenia celebrates scoring ©Avetis Ghazanchyan

Match statistics

ArmeniaMontenegro

Goals scored4
 
1
Attempts on target8
 
8
Attempts off target10
 
6
Corners4
 
5
Fouls committed13
 
16
Yellow cards2
 
1
Red Cards1
 
0

Standings

Published: Tuesday 7 June 2011, 19.08CET

Ten-man Armenia overcome Montenegro

Armenia 4-1 Montenegro
Despite playing for over an hour with ten men, Armenia began their Group 3 campaign with a comfortable victory against Montenegro.

Despite playing for over an hour with ten men, Rafayel Nazaryan marked his first game in charge of Armenia with a convincing 4-1 victory against Montenegro in 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 3.

Edgar Malakyan headed the home side in front after just three minutes and despite being reduced to ten men when Artak Aleksanyan was dismissed, Malakyan's superb solo effort doubled Armenia's lead after the break. Substitute Hovhannes Hovhannisyan's goal extended the advantage and although Stefan Nikolić's goal gave Montenegro a glimmer of hope, the victory was sealed courtesy of Valter Poghosyan's strike six minutes from time.

Armenia got off to the perfect start against a side who won 5-0 in Andorra on Friday when Malakyan headed Artak Edigaryan's cross past Nemanja Šćekić. However, on 23 minutes Aleksanyan's foul on Andrija Kaludjerović earned him a second yellow card.

This did not deter Armenia who continued to attack after the break and were rewarded for their efforts when Malakyan skipped past three defenders to double the lead. Hovhannisyan then extended the advantage with a powerful strike from Malakyan's cross before Nikolić's header gave the visitors hope of a comeback. Any chance the visitors had were extinguished when Poghosyan scored from ten metres after beating two defenders.

Armenia return to qualifying action on 3 September when they travel to Andorra three days before Montenegro welcome Wales. The Czech Republic are also in the group.

Last updated: 27/03/13 4.20CET

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Lineups

Armenia

Armenia

Montenegro

Montenegro

1
PetrosyanArsen Petrosyan (GK)
12
ŠćekićNemanja Šćekić (GK)
3
DaghbashyanGagik Daghbashyan
Substitution46
2
GolubovićRadivoje Golubović
Substitution61
5
VoskanyanAndranik Voskanyan
3
BalićSaša Balić
6
M. VoskanyanMasis Voskanyan
5
ŠofranacAleksandar Šofranac
8
AleksanyanArtak Aleksanyan
Yellow Card16
Red Card23
6
TomaševićŽarko Tomašević
9
MalakyanEdgar Malakyan
Goal3
Goal52
Substitution87
7
VešovićMarko Vešović
10
BadalyanGevorg Badalyan
Substitution59
8
KaludjerovićAndrija Kaludjerović
Substitution61
13
HaroyanVarazdat Haroyan
9
NikolićStefan Nikolić (C)
Yellow Card42
Goal78
15
K. HovhannisyanKamo Hovhannisyan
10
BogdanovićDejan Bogdanović
19
HambardzumyanHovhannes Hambardzumyan
11
KajevićAsmir Kajević
21
Artak EdigaryanArtak Edigaryan (C)
16
SeratlićErmin Seratlić
Substitution46

Substitutes

12
IsraelyanKaren Israelyan (GK)
1
VelimirovićPavle Velimirović (GK)
2
B. HovhannisyanBenik Hovhannisyan
13
RadišićMirko Radišić
14
H. HovhannisyanHovhannes Hovhannisyan
Substitution59
Goal77
15
RadulovićMiloš B. Radulović
16
V. PoghosyanValter Poghosyan
Substitution46
Goal84
17
DjokovićAdis Djoković
Substitution61
17
KhachatryanGrisha Khachatryan
18
GrudaSuad Gruda
18
Gagik PoghosyanGagik Poghosyan
Substitution87
19
NikačDarko Nikač
Substitution61
22
KarapetyanGevorg Karapetyan
20
MugošaStefan Mugoša
Substitution46

Coach

Rafael Nazaryan (ARM) Dušan Vlaisavljević (MNE)

Referee

Gerhard Grobelnik (AUT)

Assistant referees

Roland Braunschmidt (AUT), Julian Weinberger (AUT)

Fourth official

Markus Hameter (AUT)

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