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

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
SSI Err
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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Lineups

Slovakia

Slovakia

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

23Dušan Kuciak (GK)1Peter Jehle (GK)
2Peter Pekarík3Yves Oehri
3Martin Škrtel (C)4Daniel Kaufmann
5Radoslav Zabavník
Yellow Card45+2
6Martin Stocklasa (C)
7Vladimír Weiss
Yellow Card60
Substitution63
7David Hasler
Yellow Card71
9Miroslav Stoch9Thomas Beck
Substitution70
10Marek Sapara
Goal36
11Franz Burgmeier
Yellow Card39
11Marek Bakoš
Substitution60
16Philippe Erne
16Kornel Saláta18Nicolas Hasler
17Marek Hamšík
Substitution82
19Mathias Christen
Yellow Card49
Substitution84
22Ľubomír Guldan23Michele Polverino
Yellow Card29

Substitutes

12Dušan Perniš (GK)12Cengiz Biçer (GK)
4Marek Čech2Fabian Eberle
Substitution70
6Michal Breznaník
Substitution63
5Ivan Quintans
8Karim Guédé15Vinzenz Flatz
Substitution84
14Martin Jakubko
Substitution60
Yellow Card65
Goal78
19Juraj Kucka
Substitution82
20Lukáš Pauschek

Coach

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

Referee

Lee Evans (WAL)

Assistant referees

Edward King (WAL), Alun Boore (WAL)

Fourth official

Huw Jones (WAL)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

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