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Qualifying round - Group E

Iceland - Cyprus
2-0
 

Iceland - Cyprus 2-0 - 11/10/2013 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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Iceland made to wait for Cyprus victory

Published: Friday 11 October 2013, 23.00CET
Iceland made to wait for Cyprus victory
Iceland will be celebrating again if they triumph in Oslo on Tuesday ©AFP/Getty Images

Kolbeinn Sigthórsson and Gylfi Sigurdsson scored after the interval as Iceland consolidated second position in FIFA World Cup qualifying Group E with a 2-0 success against Cyprus.

Iceland's patient approach paid dividends when Sigthórsson struck from close range on the hour, a goal added to 16 minutes later by Tottenham Hotspur FC attacking midfielder Sigurdsson.

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Standings

Last updated: 14/10/2013 09:59 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Iceland
Cyprus

2

Goals scored

0

20

Total attempts

2

10

Attempts on target

0

10

off target

2

8

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

2

3

Offsides

3

0

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

14

13

Fouls suffered

10

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    84
    Pavlou (in) - Alexandrou (out) (Cyprus)
  • Substitution
    82
    Gíslason (in) - G. Sigurdsson (out) (Iceland)
  • Substitution
    78
    Daníelsson (in) - A. Gunnarsson (out) (Iceland)
  • Goal
    76
    G. Sigurdsson (Iceland) scores!

See also

  • Iceland

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Norway, 15 October 2013, 1-1
  • Cyprus

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Albania, 15 October 2013, 0-0
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