|Attempts on target||6||1|
|Attempts off target||11||1|
|G||Latvia||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|C||Republic of Ireland||Faroe Islands|
An early Michael Mifsud goal all but ended Armenia's FIFA World Cup qualifying ambitions as Malta registered their first competitive away win in two decades.
The Group B meeting was eight minutes old when André Schembri and Gareth Sciberras combined to release Mifsud, and although Roman Berezovski repelled his initial shot, the Malta captain fired in at the second attempt. It was his 37th goal in international football but as Armenia cranked up the pressure, visiting keeper Justin Haber demanded equal billing in Saturday's headlines.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan soon tested him, and it was a sign of things to come as the home side laid siege to the Maltese penalty area. Haber was unbreakable, however, denying Marcos Pizzelli and Robert Arzumanyan. Half-time substitute Yura Movsisyan added power though neither the FC Spartak Moskva striker nor Artur Sarkisov was unable to convert Armenia's utter dominance into goals.
Defending desperately, Malta hung on to collect their first points of this campaign and their first competitive away victory since triumphing 1-0 in Estonia in May 1993.
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|1||Roman Berezovski (GK) (C)||1||Justin Haber (GK)|
|4||Taron Voskanyan||2||Jonathan Caruana|
|5||Robert Arzumanyan||4||Gareth Sciberras|
|6||Karlen Mkrtchyan||5||Ryan Camilleri|
|8||Marcos Pizzelli||6||Luke Dimech|
|13||Kamo Hovhannisyan||7||Clayton Failla|
|16||Valeri Aleksanyan||8||Roderick Briffa|
|18||Henrikh Mkhitaryan||9||Michael Mifsud (C)|
|23||Aras Özbiliz||22||Alex Muscat|
|12||Gevorg Kasparov (GK)||12||Mario Muscat (GK)|
|20||Artur Harutyunyan (GK)||21||Glen Zammit (GK)|
|2||Artyom Khachaturov||10||Andrew Cohen|
|3||Varazdat Haroyan||14||Paul Fenech|
|7||Artur Edigaryan||15||Rowen Muscat|
|9||Karen Muradyan||16||Terence Vella|
|10||Sargis Adamyan||17||Dominic Jacob Borg|
|15||Artur Yuspashyan||20||Justin Grioli|
|17||Artur Avagyan||23||Clifford Gatt Baldacchino|
|Vardan Minasyan (ARM)||Pietro Ghedin (ITA)|
|Arnold Hunter (NIR)|
|Eamon Shanks (NIR), Richard Storey (NIR)|
|Mark Courtney (NIR)|