Stadion Petrovski - St Petersburg 10/09/2013 - 17:00CET (19:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group F

Russia - Israel
3-1
 

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Russia go top of Group F with Israel win

Published: Tuesday 10 September 2013, 19.00CET
Russia go top of Group F with Israel win
Aleksandr Kokorin celebrates scoring Russia's second goal against Israel ©AFP/Getty Images

Goals by Vasili Berezutski, Aleksandr Kokorin and Denis Glushakov put Russia top of FIFA World Cup qualifying Group F with two games to spare and left Israel needing a minor miracle if they are to make it to the finals.

Fabio Capello's side had everything to gain from victory in St Petersburg, but for all of their endeavour, failed to trouble visiting goalkeeper Dudu Aouate in the first period. However, they swiftly made amends after the break, centre-back Berezutski playing a one-two with Roman Shirokov before planting the ball into the bottom corner of the net.

Lineups

Russia

Russia

Israel

Israel

1Akinfeev (GK)1Awat (GK) (C)
37
4Ignashevich
39
3Ben Haim
7Denisov (C)
46
4Alberman
70
9Kokorin
52
77
5Melikson
46
11Kerzhakov6Natcho
14V. Berezutski
49
7Zahavi
90+3
15Shirokov
74
9Refaelov
19Samedov10Barda
65
20Fayzulin
46
12Keinan
22Kozlov13Yeini
23D. Kombarov
20
15Davidzada
42

Substitutes

12Gabulov (GK)18Harush (GK)
16Ryzhikov (GK)2Shpungin
2Anyukov8Ezra
46
3Schennikov11Shechter
65
5Ryazantsev16Raly
6A. Berezutski19Abuhazira
8Glushakov
46
74
20Radi
70
10Dzagoev
46
21Tzedek
13Granat22Biton
18Bystrov
77
21Smolov
24Ionov

Coaches

Fabio Capello (ITA) Eli Gutman (ISR)

Referee

Manuel Gräfe (GER)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 11/09/2013 08:25 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Russia
Israel

3

Goals scored

1

18

Total attempts

6

4

Attempts on target

2

13

off target

3

1

blocked

1

1

against woodwork

0

4

Corners

2

1

Offsides

3

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

13

Fouls committed

11

9

Fouls suffered

12

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    90+3
    Zahavi (Israel) scores!
  • Substitution
    77
    Bystrov (in) - Kokorin (out) (Russia)
  • Goal
    74
    Glushakov (Russia) scores!
  • Penalty
    74
    Shirokov (Russia) hits the post from the penalty spot.

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