Astana Arena - Astana 05/03/2014 - 14:00CET (19:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group 10

Kazakhstan - Iceland
3-2
 

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Kazakhstan come good against Iceland

Published: Wednesday 5 March 2014, 17.45CET
Kazakhstan 3-2 Iceland
Islambek Kuat struck with a minute left to earn Saulius Širmelis's ten men the win in the battle between third and second in Group 10.
by Yegor Sozinov
from Astana Arena
Kazakhstan come good against Iceland
Kazakhstan celebrate a late winner from Islambek Kuat (No23) ©Dinara Baikadamova
 

Match statistics

Kazakhstan
Iceland

3

Goals scored

2

10

Total attempts

15

5

on target

5

2

off target

8

3

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

1

Corners

2

2

Offsides

3

4

Yellow cards

2

1

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

7

7

Fouls suffered

14

Lineups

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan

Iceland

Iceland

1Pokatilov (GK)1Runarsson (GK)
2Miroshnichenko2Ingason (C)
4Kozhabayev3Hermannsson
67
5Passichnik4O. Ómarsson
7Lunin
7
45+7
86
5H. Magnússon
9Islamkhan (C)6Thórarinsson
11Beisebekov
90+2
7Yeoman
14Murtazayev
12
84
8Traustason
85
16Sartakov
18
9Bödvarsson
21Zhangylyshbay
60
10Fridjonsson
60
78
23Kuat
89
89
11Emilsson
46

Substitutes

18Pavlov (GK)12Schram (GK)
6Aslan13Atlason
85
90+3
8Ulshin
60
14Vilhjálmsson
46
90+1
10Kalinin15Larusson
12Pikalkin
90+2
16Gardarsson
15Li
84
17Thorsteinsson
17Levin18Pálsson
90+3

Coaches

Saulius Širmelis (LTU) Eyjólfur Sverrisson (ISL)

Referee

Domagoj Vučkov (CRO)

Standings

  
Published: Wednesday 5 March 2014, 17.45CET

Kazakhstan come good against Iceland

Kazakhstan 3-2 Iceland
Islambek Kuat struck with a minute left to earn Saulius Širmelis's ten men the win in the battle between third and second in Group 10.

Islambek Kuat struck at the death as ten-man Kazakhstan recovered from letting a two-goal lead slip and earned three points against their main rivals for second place in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 10.

Iceland had an away victory in mind after Stanislav Lunin was sent off for a second bookable offence with four minutes remaining, but Saulius Širmelis's side showed real character to prevail thanks to Kuat's powerful shot from the edge of the box on 89 minutes.

Kazakhstan had looked set for an easy win when Lunin's seventh-minute tap-in was followed by a splendid second from Roman Murtazayev five minutes later – the No14 beating a defender out on the left and firing into the top corner from 25 metres.

However, Iceland had a rethink at the interval and tore back into their hosts. Hjörtur Hermannsson set up Holmbert Fridjonsson to reduce the arrears on the hour, before provider turned scorer seven minutes later, finding Stas Pokatilov's net with a powerful low strike after a penalty-area melee.

Last updated: 05/03/14 18.32CET

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