Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis - Piraeus 11/09/2012 - 20:45CET (21:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group G

Greece - Lithuania
2-0
 

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Greece stroll to victory against Lithuania

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.00CET
Greece stroll to victory against Lithuania
Greece players celebrate on their way to a second straight Group G win ©Getty Images

Second-half goals by Sotiris Ninis and Kostas Mitroglou earned Greece a comfortable 2-0 home victory against Lithuania and maintained their 100% record in FIFA World Cup qualifying Group G.

In a game they dominated throughout, the only surprise was that it took Greece until ten minutes after the interval to break the deadlock through Ninis. The result was put beyond doubt when Mitroglou emerged from the bench to crown a commanding performance with 18 minutes remaining.

Lineups

Greece

Greece

Lithuania

Lithuania

12Karnezis (GK)1Karčemarskas (GK)
2Maniatis
46
2Šemberas (C)
4Spyropoulos6Žaliukas
5K. Papadopoulos
62
8E. Česnauskis
21
6Tziolis10Šernas
43
56
15Torosidis13Mikoliūnas
84
17Gekas
80
14Vičius
27
18Ninis
55
15Klimavičius
19Papastathopoulos17Velička
76
21Katsouranis (C)19Vaitkūnas
22Fortounis
69
20Borovskij
46

Substitutes

1Tzorvas (GK)12Šetkus (GK)
13Glykos (GK)3Radavičius
3Siovas4Kijanskas
8Malezas5Andriuškevičius
9Mitroglou
46
72
7D. Česnauskis
46
10Christodoulopoulos9Chvedukas
11Vyntra11Rimkevičius
56
59
16Mavrias
80
16Matulevičius
20Holebas
69
18Novikovas
76
23Athanasiadis22Freidgeimas
23Slavickas

Coaches

Fernando Santos (POR) Csaba László (HUN)

Referee

Mark Courtney (NIR)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 22:36 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Greece
Lithuania

2

Goals scored

0

15

Total attempts

4

7

Attempts on target

1

7

off target

3

0

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

0

6

Offsides

0

1

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

0

10

Fouls committed

12

11

Fouls suffered

10

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    84
    Mikoliūnas (Lithuania) is shown a yellow card.
  • Substitution
    80
    Mavrias (in) - Gekas (out) (Greece)
  • Substitution
    76
    Novikovas (in) - Velička (out) (Lithuania)
  • Goal
    72
    Mitroglou (Greece) scores!

See also

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