Stadiumi Kombëtar Qemal Stafa - Tirana 16/10/2012 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group E

Albania - Slovenia
1-0
 

Albania - Slovenia 1-0 - 16/10/2012 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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Roshi lifts Albania as Slovenia slump

Published: Tuesday 16 October 2012, 23.00CET
Roshi lifts Albania as Slovenia slump
Albania players celebrate Odise Roshi's (L) first-half strike ©AFP/Getty Images

Albania responded to Friday's disappointing home defeat by Iceland in ideal fashion, beating Slovenia 1-0 to record their second win in four 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Winless in their last five meetings with Slovenia, Albania bucked that trend and, in the process, prevented a third straight qualifying defeat. A first-half strike from Odise Roshi proved sufficient for Gianni De Biassi's hosts, who put in a sterling defensive effort.

Lineups

Albania

Albania

Slovenia

Slovenia

12Berisha (GK)1Handanovič (GK) (C)
2Lila
63
2Brečko
5Cana (C)4Šuler
79
7Agolli13Jokić
8Bulku14Dedič
59
9Çani
75
16Maroh
11Vila
44
84
17Kirm
58
15Mavraj18Radosavljevič
77
16Sadiku
46
19Iličić
38
73
20Kukeli22Mertelj
21
21Roshi
36
37
23Matavž

Substitutes

1Ujkani (GK)12J. Handanovič (GK)
23Shehi (GK)3Kelhar
3Veliu5Balažic
4Dallku
84
6Kampl
77
6Çurri
75
7Šišić
73
10Hyka8Kurtič
13Lilaj9Berič
14Arapi10Čavuševič
59
17G. Lika11Cvijanovič
18Salihi
46
15Andraž Struna
19Meha20Pečnik
22Osmani21Bačinović

Coaches

Giovanni de Biasi (ALB) Slaviša Stojanovic (SVN)

Referee

Martin Hansson (SWE)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 19:13 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Albania
Slovenia

1

Goals scored

0

11

Total attempts

12

6

Attempts on target

8

4

off target

2

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

4

2

Offsides

4

3

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

13

Fouls committed

11

11

Fouls suffered

12

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    84
    Dallku (in) - Vila (out) (Albania)
  • Yellow Card
    79
    Šuler (Slovenia) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    77
    Kampl (in) - Radosavljevič (out) (Slovenia)
  • Substitution
    75
    Çurri (in) - Çani (out) (Albania)

See also

  • Albania

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Norway, 22 March 2013, 0-1
  • Slovenia

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Iceland, 22 March 2013, 1-2
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