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Qualifying round - Group 2

Russia - Slovenia
2-1
 

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Bazelyuk double helps Russia sink Slovenia

Published: Friday 6 September 2013, 16.55CET
Russia 2-1 Slovenia
Nikolai Pisarev's side join Bulgaria at the top of Group 2 after Konstantin Bazelyuk helped them come from behind to beat the point-less visitors.
by Shuvaev Evgen
from Arena Khimki
Bazelyuk double helps Russia sink Slovenia
Two-goal Konstantin Bazelyuk rises above Slovenia's Luka Krajnc ©Evgeny Mokrousov/Sportarchiv
 

Match statistics

Russia
Slovenia

2

Goals scored

1

15

Total attempts

8

8

on target

2

6

off target

3

1

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

5

5

Offsides

1

0

Yellow cards

6

0

Red Cards

1

3

Fouls committed

20

12

Fouls suffered

3

Lineups

Russia

Russia

Slovenia

Slovenia

1Baburin (GK)1Jug (GK)
2Ten2Kous
Yellow Card84
Red Card89
3Zuev4Blažič
4Nikitin (C)6Krajnc
5Golubev7Šporar
Substitution72
6Obukhov
Substitution74
9Vučkič (C)
Goal56
Substitution87
7Solomatin
Substitution46
10Jelenič
Yellow Card82
8Emelyanov11Pučko
9Kozlov
Substitution79
13Trajkovski
10Mogilevets14Vrhovec
Yellow Card63
11Bazelyuk
Goal59
Goal86
16Žibert
Substitution62

Substitutes

12Leonov (GK)12Cotman (GK)
13An. Vasilyev3Janža
14Miranchuk
Substitution74
5Dobrovoljc
15Knyazev8Benedičič
Substitution62
Yellow Card73
16Lambarski15Zajc
Substitution72
Yellow Card90+3
17Solovyev
Substitution79
17Bratanovič
18Panyukov
Substitution46
21Derviševič
Substitution87

Coaches

Nikolai Pisarev (RUS) Tomaž Kavčič (SVN)

Referee

Peter Kralović (SVK)

Standings

Last updated: 09/09/2013 08:22 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Friday 6 September 2013, 16.55CET

Bazelyuk double helps Russia sink Slovenia

Russia 2-1 Slovenia
Nikolai Pisarev's side join Bulgaria at the top of Group 2 after Konstantin Bazelyuk helped them come from behind to beat the point-less visitors.

Russia made it two wins from two in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 2 but were forced to come from behind to defeat a Slovenia side who finished with ten men.

After they opened with a 1-0 home loss to Estonia, little was expected of Tomaž Kavčič's Slovenians in Khimki, but they went ahead through Haris Vučkič's 56th-minute strike. Konstantin Bazelyuk responded almost immediately before snatching the winner four minutes from the end, though there was still time for Žiga Kous to receive a second yellow card.

Off the back of a 3-0 victory in Andorra in March, the hosts were on the front foot in the first half. Vladimir Obukhov saw a dangerous effort saved by Ažbe Jug, before the Slovenia No1 denied Aleksandr Kozlov after the forward's solo run.

The visitors shocked the home crowd after the break, though, as Matej Pučko's cross from the left was met by captain Vučkič who put Slovenia in front. However, the lead did not last: three minutes later Bazelyuk dived low to head Pavel Mogilevets's ball in for the equaliser.

Jug kept out substitute Andrei Panyukov as Slovenia sought to hang onto a first point of qualifying, only for Bazelyuk to drive in the clincher from range with 86 minutes on the clock. Nikolai Pisarev's team join Bulgaria on six points at the top of the section.

Last updated: 09/09/13 17.21CET

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