Qualifying round (Group 3) - 15/11/2011 - 14:00CET (17:00 local time) - Yerevan Republican Stadium after Vazgen Sargsyan - Yerevan
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Armenia hold on after late Wales scares

Published: Tuesday 15 November 2011, 17.25CET
Armenia 0-0 Wales
Elliott Hewitt and substitute Elliott Chamberlain came close for the visitors in Group 3, with both sides still in with a shout of qualifying.
by Khachik Chakhoyan
from Yerevan Republican Stadium
Armenia hold on after late Wales scares
Arsen Petrosyan clears Armenia's lines in his side's 0-0 draw against Wales ©Avetis Ghazanchyan
Published: Tuesday 15 November 2011, 17.25CET

Armenia hold on after late Wales scares

Armenia 0-0 Wales
Elliott Hewitt and substitute Elliott Chamberlain came close for the visitors in Group 3, with both sides still in with a shout of qualifying.

Elliott Hewitt and substitute Elliott Chamberlain came close to snatching all three points for Wales as their UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group 3 game against Armenia ended in stalemate.

Substitute Chamberlain danced through two defenders but failed to find the target from five metres on 74 minutes and, not long afterwards, defender Hewitt latched on to a right-wing cross from Thomas Bradshaw but saw his shot saved by Armenia goalkeeper Arsen Petrosyan. The result was probably the right one, though, with the two sides looking evenly matched in Yerevan.

Jake Taylor had the best chance of the first half, failing to score despite getting a firm head to a 36th-minute corner. At the other end, Artak Aleksanyan crossed for Hovhannes Hovhannisyan ten minutes after the break, but his shot was charged down. Aleksanayan later delivered an inviting pass for Edgar Malakyan but his team-mate could not supply the finishing touch.

Last updated: 09/05/13 11.10CET

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Lineups

Armenia

Armenia

Wales

Wales

1
PetrosyanArsen Petrosyan (GK)
1
MaxwellChris Maxwell (GK)
3
DaghbashyanGagik Daghbashyan
Yellow Card90+3
2
FreemanKieron Freeman
Substitution83
5
VoskanyanAndranik Voskanyan
3
RichardsAshley Richards (C)
6
M. VoskanyanMasis Voskanyan
4
LucasLee Lucas
7
SujyanDavit Sujyan
Substitution64
5
AlfeiDaniel Alfei
Yellow Card52
Substitution59
8
AleksanyanArtak Aleksanyan
Substitution88
6
StephensDavid Stephens
9
MalakyanEdgar Malakyan (C)
7
J. TaylorJake Taylor
Yellow Card88
10
BadalyanGevorg Badalyan
Substitution46
8
HewittElliott Hewitt
13
HaroyanVarazdat Haroyan
9
BradshawThomas Bradshaw
15
K. HovhannisyanKamo Hovhannisyan
Yellow Card75
10
BodinBilly Bodin
19
HambardzumyanHovhannes Hambardzumyan
11
J. WilliamsJonathan Williams
Substitution72

Substitutes

12
IsraelyanKaren Israelyan (GK)
12
CornellDavid Cornell (GK)
4
VoskanyanTaron Voskanyan
13
BrownTroy Brown
Substitution59
14
H. HovhannisyanHovhannes Hovhannisyan
Substitution46
14
WalshJoseph Walsh
16
V. PoghosyanValter Poghosyan
Substitution88
15
HenleyAdam Henley
17
Artak EdigaryanArtak Edigaryan
Substitution64
16
MeadesJonathan Meades
20
HambartsumyanAlen Hambartsumyan
17
OglebyRobert Ogleby
Substitution83
22
KarapetyanGevorg Karapetyan
18
ChamberlainElliott Chamberlain
Substitution72

Coach

Rafael Nazaryan (ARM) Brian Flynn (WAL)

Referee

Igor Pristovnik (CRO)

Assistant referees

Igor Krmar (CRO), Ivica Modrić (CRO)

Fourth official

Fran Jović (CRO)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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