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Berahino rescues ten-man England in Finland

Published: Monday 9 September 2013, 20.16CET
Finland 1-1 England
Saido Berahino cancelled out Moshtagh Yaghoubi's opener but the ten-man visitors could not inflict a first loss on the Group 1 pacesetters.
Berahino rescues ten-man England in Finland
Saido Berahino celebrates scoring for England ©Getty Images

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Published: Monday 9 September 2013, 20.16CET

Berahino rescues ten-man England in Finland

Finland 1-1 England
Saido Berahino cancelled out Moshtagh Yaghoubi's opener but the ten-man visitors could not inflict a first loss on the Group 1 pacesetters.

Saido Berahino struck for the second successive game to rescue a point for England, who were unable to end Finland's unbeaten start to UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group 1.

West Bromwich Albion FC striker Berahino, who got the winner for Gareth Southgate's men against Moldova on Thursday, struck in the 67th minute to cancel out Moshtagh Yaghoubi's first-half effort. The point moves Finland a point clear of second-placed Lithuania after four games, with England four points behind having played just twice.

The visitors started brightly but were unable to create anything of note, while Nikolai Alho tested Jack Butland for the hosts with a stinging drive. The England No1 was caught out of position by Yaghoubi on 15 minutes however. With the keeper anticipating a free-kick to be crossed into the area from the left the winger instead whipped a shot inside the near post.

James Ward-Prowse twice went close for England before the break, but Berahino was on hand to turn in Wilfried Zaha's low cross midway through the second period to square it up. Andre Wisdom received a red card for the visitors on 74 minutes which all but spoiled their chances of finding a winner.

Last updated: 05/06/15 9.34CET

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Lineups

Finland

Finland

England

England

1
JoronenJesse Joronen (GK) (C)
1
ButlandJack Butland (GK)
3
AspegrenFelipe Aspegren
2
StonesJohn Stones
Yellow Card74
4
HatakkaDani Hatakka
3
ShawLuke Shaw
5
LamThomas Lam
4
ChalobahNathaniel Chalobah
Substitution58
6
LodRobin Lod
5
WisdomAndre Wisdom (C)
Red Card74
7
YaghoubiMoshtagh Yaghoubi
Goal15
Yellow Card74
6
KeaneMichael Keane
9
VäyrynenTim Väyrynen
7
RedmondNathan Redmond
Substitution58
10
PaananenAleksi Paananen
Substitution90
8
Ward-ProwseJames Ward-Prowse
15
P. O'ShaughnessyPatrick O'Shaughnessy
9
BerahinoSaido Berahino
Yellow Card60
Goal67
16
AlhoNikolai Alho
10
CarrollTom Carroll
17
MäkijärviAntti Mäkijärvi
Substitution73
11
ZahaWilfried Zaha
Yellow Card24
Substitution76

Substitutes

12
ViitalaWalter Viitala (GK)
13
BondJonathan Bond (GK)
2
HeimonenMarcus Heimonen
12
T. KaneTodd Kane
8
AaltonenPatrick Aaltonen
14
RobinsonJack Robinson
11
HertsiLoorents Hertsi
Substitution73
15
DierEric Dier
Substitution76
14
D. O'ShaughnessyDaniel O'Shaughnessy
16
HughesWill Hughes
18
PethKevin Peth
17
AmeobiSammy Ameobi
Substitution58
21
LehtonenJuho Lehtonen
Substitution90
18
KaneHarry Kane
Substitution58

Coach

Mika Laurikainen (FIN) Gareth Southgate (ENG)

Referee

Vladimir Kazmenko (RUS)

Assistant referees

Oleg Tselovalnikov (RUS), Ilya Baryshnikov (RUS)

Fourth official

Timur Arslanbekov (RUS)

Legend:

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