King Baudouin Stadium - Brussels 11/09/2012 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group A

Belgium - Croatia
1-1
 

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Gillet volley secures point for Belgium

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.00CET
Gillet volley secures point for Belgium
Guillaume Gillet's equaliser flies past Stipe Pletikosa in the Croatia goal ©Getty Images

Belgium and Croatia could not be separated in Brussels, after Guillaume Gillet's goal on the stroke of half-time cancelled Ivan Perišić's opener in this Group A clash.

Marc Wilmots rested Marouane Fellaini, giving Steven Defour a start, but things did not go to plan early on as Croatia's Borussia Dortmund winger scored after six minutes. However, Gillet grabbed his first goal in a Belgium shirt in first-half added time to earn a share of the spoils, after the two sides had picked up opening-day victories.

Lineups

Belgium

Belgium

Croatia

Croatia

1Courtois (GK)1Pletikosa (GK)
2Gillet
45+2
67
2Strinić
3Vermaelen3Šimunić
4Kompany (C)4Radošević
78
5Vertonghen9Jelavić
59
6Defour
67
10Modrić
7Dembélé
65
72
11Srna (C)
10
8Witsel13Schildenfeld
49
9Benteke17Mandžukić
88
10E. Hazard20Perišić
6
11Mertens
81
21Vida

Substitutes

12Mignolet (GK)12Kelava (GK)
13Alderweireld5Čorluka
14Mirallas
81
6Pamić
15De Bruyne
72
7Rakitić
16Van Buyten8Vukojević
78
17De Camargo14N. Kalinić
88
18Fellaini
67
15Iličević
19Lombaerts16Vukušić
20Lukaku18Olić
59
21Gillet (GK)19Kranjčar
22Simons22Eduardo
23Pocognoli23Subašić (GK)

Coaches

Marc Wilmots (BEL) Igor Štimac (CRO)

Referee

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (ESP)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 10:35 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Belgium
Croatia

1

Goals scored

1

11

Total attempts

4

3

Attempts on target

2

4

off target

2

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

1

1

Offsides

0

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

19

Fouls committed

12

11

Fouls suffered

16

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    88
    N. Kalinić (in) - Mandžukić (out) (Croatia)
  • Substitution
    81
    Mirallas (in) - Mertens (out) (Belgium)
  • Substitution
    78
    Vukojević (in) - Radošević (out) (Croatia)
  • Substitution
    72
    De Bruyne (in) - Dembélé (out) (Belgium)

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