Karadjordje - Novi Sad 11/09/2012 - 20:30CET (20:30 local time)

Qualifying round - Group A

Serbia - Wales
6-1
 

Serbia - Wales 6-1 - 11/09/2012 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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Six-goal Serbia blow away Wales

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 22.00CET
Six-goal Serbia blow away Wales
Zoran Tošić is congratulated after getting Serbia's second ©Getty Images

Serbia got their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign up and running with a resounding win in Novi Sad, putting six past Wales to earn their first Group A win.

After a frustrating opening draw in Scotland, Siniša Mihajlović's men were re-energised back on home turf, and Aleksandar Kolarov's free-kick put them ahead early on , before Zoran Tošić doubled the lead from close range. Gareth Bale's set-piece reduced the deficit, but Filip Djuričić restored the advantage before the break, and Dušan Tadić, Branislav Ivanović and Miralem Sulejmani rounded things off in the second half.

Lineups

Serbia

Serbia

Wales

Wales

1Stojković (GK)1Myhill (GK)
3Fejsa2Gunter
4Biševac3Matthews
46
5Nastasić4Edwards
46
6Ivanović (C)
80
5Blake
62
7Z. Tošić
24
70
6A. Williams
10Tadić
55
7Allen
71
11Kolarov
16
8Church
17Ignjovski
85
9Morison
19Djuričić
39
81
10Ramsey (C)
78
21L. Marković11Bale
31

Substitutes

12Kahriman (GK)12Brown (GK)
2Tomović13Davies
8Petrović14Ricketts
46
9Sulejmani
70
90
15Richards
13Maksimović16Vaughan
46
14Matić17King
71
15Lekić
81
18Earnshaw
16Mijailović
85
19Vokes
18Ninković20J. Williams
20Subotić21Price (GK)
22Lazović22Robson-Kanu
23Brkić (GK)

Coaches

Siniša Mihajlović (SRB) Chris Coleman (WAL)

Referee

Duarte Gomes (POR)

Press kits

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Serbia
Wales

6

Goals scored

1

18

Total attempts

3

8

Attempts on target

1

2

off target

2

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

9

Corners

6

0

Offsides

0

0

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

10

10

Fouls suffered

9

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    90
    Sulejmani (Serbia) scores!
  • Substitution
    85
    Mijailović (in) - Ignjovski (out) (Serbia)
  • Substitution
    81
    Lekić (in) - Djuričić (out) (Serbia)
  • Goal
    80
    Ivanović (Serbia) scores!

See also

  • Serbia

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Belgium, 12 October 2012, 0-3
  • Wales

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Scotland, 12 October 2012, 2-1
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