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Qualifying round - Group 2

Andorra - Slovenia
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Slovenia stroll to victory in Andorra

Published: Friday 30 May 2014, 20.23CET
Andorra 0-5 Slovenia
Gaber Dobrovoljc scored and Elvis Bratanovič struck twice as the visitors kept alive their slim hopes of finishing runners-up in Group 2.
Slovenia stroll to victory in Andorra
Slovenia's Under-21 side celebrate a goal ©Silvia Casals
 

Match statistics

Andorra
Slovenia

0

Goals scored

5

2

Total attempts

19

1

on target

12

1

off target

6

0

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

1

0

Corners

10

1

Offsides

1

6

Yellow cards

2

1

Red Cards

0

18

Fouls committed

9

9

Fouls suffered

15

Lineups

Andorra

Andorra

Slovenia

Slovenia

12J. Rodriguez (GK)1Jug (GK)
4Ferreira
Substitution46
2Klinar
Yellow Card7
5Rebes
Yellow Card88
5Mitrovič (C)
6Lopes
Yellow Card41
Red Card55
6Dobrovoljc
Goal27
8X. Vieira (C)7Žibert
Substitution63
10Pousa
Yellow Card69
8Črnic
Yellow Card76
Substitution77
11Bertran10Jelenič
Goal87
14Eric Rodríguez13Trajkovski
16Ferre
Substitution57
14Vrhovec
17Alves
Yellow Card18
16Majer
Goal42
Substitution46
23Gomes
Substitution79
17Bratanovič
Goal39
Goal53

Substitutes

1Vinardell (GK)12Cotman (GK)
9A. Sánchez3Krefl
18Diego Marinho
Substitution79
11Pučko
Substitution77
19Pereira15Zajc
20C. Bove
Substitution46
Yellow Card62
19Šme
21Reyes
Substitution57
21Derviševič
Substitution46
22Crespo22Verbič
Substitution63

Coaches

Justo Ruiz (AND) Tomaž Kavčič (SVN)

Referee

Alexandre Boucaut (BEL)

Standings

Last updated: 02/06/2014 10:50 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Friday 30 May 2014, 20.23CET

Slovenia stroll to victory in Andorra

Andorra 0-5 Slovenia
Gaber Dobrovoljc scored and Elvis Bratanovič struck twice as the visitors kept alive their slim hopes of finishing runners-up in Group 2.

Slovenia kept alive their slim chance of finishing runners-up in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 2 with a 5-0 success away against ten-man Andorra.

Gaber Dobrovoljc gave Tomaž Kavčič's men the lead close to the half-hour, and the visitors added two more goals before the break courtesy of Elvis Bratanovič and Zan Majer. Bratanovič struck again shortly after the restart and moments later the situation worsened for Andorra when they lost Eric Lopes to a second yellow card. Enej Jelenič then capped a comfortable victory for Slovenia via a late penalty.

It had not always been plain sailing, however, with Andorra pressing well in the early stages and defending with aplomb. Goalkeeper Jordi Rodriguez was also proving a hard obstacle to overcome, but Slovenia went ahead on 27 minutes when Dobrovoljc turned in from a corner.

Having broken the deadlock, Slovenia then doubled their advantage following a mistake by defender Eric Rodriguez, whose misjudged pass inside his own area allowed Bratanovič to find the net. Majer subsequently made it 3-0 before half-time from another corner, and Bratanovič punished Andorra again when he headed in a cross from the ever-dangerous Denis Klinar on 53 minutes.

Reduced to ten players after Lopes saw red, bottom side Andorra managed to keep their opponents at bay until three minutes before the final whistle, Jelenič converting from the spot after Benjamin Verbič had been brought down by Eric Rodriguez.

The win lifted Slovenia within two points of second-placed Russia, although Russia have three fixtures remaining and Slovenia just one. The four runners-up with the best record against the teams first, third, fourth and fifth in their sections advance to the play-offs along with the ten section winners.

Last updated: 31/05/14 14.40CET

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