Štadión Pasienky - Bratislava 11/09/2012 - 20:15CET (20:15 local time)

Qualifying round - Group G

Slovakia - Liechtenstein
2-0
 

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Slovakia see off Liechtenstein

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.00CET
Slovakia 2-0 Liechtenstein
Held 1-1 by Lithuania in their opening fixture, the hosts picked up their first Group G victory thanks to goals by Marek Sapara and Martin Jakubko.
Slovakia see off Liechtenstein
Marek Sapara celebrates after scoring the opening goal ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Slovakia
Liechtenstein

2

Goals scored

0

24

Total attempts

7

10

Attempts on target

2

12

off target

3

0

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

12

Corners

2

2

Offsides

2

3

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

11

11

Fouls suffered

9

Lineups

Slovakia

Slovakia

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

23Kuciak (GK)1Jehle (GK)
2Pekarík3Oehri
3Škrtel (C)4Kaufmann
5Zabavník
45+2
6Stocklasa (C)
7Weiss
60
63
7D. Hasler
71
9Stoch9Beck
70
10Sapara
36
11Burgmeier
39
11Bakoš
60
16Erne
16Saláta18N. Hasler
17Hamšík
82
19M. Christen
49
84
22Guldan23Polverino
29

Substitutes

12Perniš (GK)12Biçer (GK)
4Čech2Eberle
70
6Breznaník
63
5Quintans
8Guédé15Flatz
84
14Jakubko
60
65
78
19Kucka
82
20Pauschek

Coaches

Michal Hipp (SVK) Hans-Peter Zaugg (SUI)

Referee

Lee Evans (WAL)

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Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.00CET

Slovakia see off Liechtenstein

Slovakia 2-0 Liechtenstein
Held 1-1 by Lithuania in their opening fixture, the hosts picked up their first Group G victory thanks to goals by Marek Sapara and Martin Jakubko.

Slovakia picked up their first win of 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying, beating Liechtenstein 2-0 in Bratislava.

Michal Hipp's team could only draw 1-1 in Lithuania in their Group F opener but are now on four points from their first two fixtures. Marek Sapara scored their equaliser in Vilnius on Friday and the same man set them on their way again on Tuesday, with Martin Jakubko wrapping up the win with 12 minutes left.

The hosts were guilty of some early profligacy, with Marek Bakoš twice denied by visiting goalkeeper Peter Jehle in the space of four minutes and captain Martin Škrtel also missing the target with a header. It mattered not, though, as Spara, profiting from a clever Vladimír Weiss pass, beat Jehle at the second time of asking on 36 minutes.

Though Thomas Beck and Michele Polverino had rare sights of goal for Liechtenstein after the break, Slovakia remained in charge of possession. Marek Hamšík and Miroslav Stoch had chances to double their lead, but it was left to Jakubko to secure the victory.

Last updated: 08/05/14 8.13CET

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