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UEFA EURO: Andorra - Moldova Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2019/20 SeasonMatch press kits

AndorraAndorraEstadi Nacional - Andorra la VellaFriday 11 October 2019
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Group H - Matchday 7
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/06/2019QR (GS)Moldova - Andorra1-0
ChisinauArmaş 8
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal

* FIFA World Cup/FIFA Confederations Cup

Last updated 11/09/2019 15:25CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Andorra - Squad list
Current season
-Ferran Pol28/02/198336UE Santa Coloma - 0000
-Josep Gomes03/12/198533Inter Escaldes - 6000
-Francisco Pires25/01/199821UE Santa Coloma - 0000
-Ildefons Lima10/12/197939Inter Escaldes*6000
-Marc Garcia21/03/198831EC Granollers - 1000
-Adrià Rodrigues14/08/198831Atlètic Escaldes - 0000
-Emili Garcia11/01/198930Inter Escaldes - 1000
-Moisés San Nicolás17/09/199326FC Santa Coloma - 6000
-Chus Rubio09/09/199425FC Santa Coloma*5000
-Max Llovera08/01/199722EC Granollers - 6000
-Joan Cervós24/02/199821FC Andorra - 6000
-Marc Pujol21/08/198237Inter Escaldes - 1000
-Sergi Moreno25/11/198731Inter Escaldes - 2000
-Marc Vales04/04/199029Sandefjord - 6000
-Marcio Vieira10/10/198435Monzón - 6000
-Marc Rebés03/07/199425FC Santa Coloma*6000
-Marc Ferré11/01/199425Engordany - 0000
-Victor Rodríguez07/09/198732Engordany - 3000
-Jordi Aláez23/01/199821FC Santa Coloma - 6000
-Ludovic Clemente09/05/198633FC Andorra - 5000
-Cristian Martínez16/10/198929Inter Escaldes*4000
-Sebastiàn Gómez01/11/198335Engordany - 0000
-Alex Martínez10/10/199821FC Andorra - 3000
-Koldo Alvarez04/09/197049 - 6000
Moldova - Squad list
Current season
-Alexei Koşelev19/11/199325Fortuna Sittard - 6000
-Nicolai Cebotari24/05/199722Sfintul Gheorghe - 0000
-Dumitru Celeadnic23/04/199227Sheriff - 0000
-Artiom Rozgoniuc01/10/199524Sfintul Gheorghe - 3000
-Valerii Macriţchii13/02/199623Dinamo-Auto - 0000
-Veaceslav Posmac07/11/199028Sheriff - 2000
-Victor Mudrac03/03/199425Petrocub - 2000
-Dinu Graur27/12/199424Astra - 4000
-Anatolie Prepeliță06/08/199722Zimbru - 0000
-Oleg Reabciuk16/01/199821Paços Ferreira - 6000
-Ștefan Efros08/05/199029Speranța Nisporeni - 3000
-Alexandru Suvorov02/02/198732Sfintul Gheorghe - 4000
-Alexandru Dedov26/07/198930Petrocub - 0000
-Maxim Mihaliov22/08/198633Dinamo-Auto - 0000
-Eugeniu Cebotaru16/10/198434Academica Clinceni - 6000
-Artur Ioniţa17/08/199029Cagliari - 5000
-Radu Gînsari10/12/199127Krylya Sovetov - 6000
-Gheorghe Anton27/01/199326Sheriff - 0000
-Constantin Sandu15/09/199326Speranța Nisporeni - 2000
-Eugeniu Sidorenco19/03/198930Zimbru - 0000
-Alexandru Boiciuc21/08/199722Karpaty - 2000
-Semen Altman21/04/194673 - 2000

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Head coach Only this chapter

Koldo Alvarez

Date of birth: 4 September 1970
Nationality: Andorran
Playing career: Aurrerá Vitória, Atlético Madrid, Toledo (loan), Salamanca, FC Andorra (twice), Balaguer
Coaching career: Andorra

• A reserve goalkeeper at Atlético, Koldo came through the club's youth ranks and lifted the Copa del Rey with the Spanish side in 1990/91.

• Leaving the capital in search of first-team football, Koldo played for Toledo before winning promotion to the Spanish second division with Salamanca in 1993/94.

• Signed for FC Andorra in the summer of 1994, dividing his time between playing for the club's first team and acting as a youth coach with the national Under-17, U19 and U21 sides.

• Capped 78 times by Andorra before his retirement following a 6-0 loss to England at Wembley in June 2009 having been named his country's best player of the last 50 years by the Andorran Football Federation (FAF) six years earlier.

• Took over as coach of the national team in February 2010, his side finishing bottom of their qualifying groups for UEFA EURO 2012 and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. That was again the case in the UEFA EURO 2016 preliminaries, although Andorra did score four goals – setting a new best mark for the competition – and overcame Hungary in June 2017 in 2018 World Cup qualifying, their first competitive win since 2004.


Semen Altman

Date of birth: 21 April 1946
Nationality: Ukrainian
Playing career: Kolhosnyk Rivne, Volyn Lutsk, Chornomorets Odesa, Zvezda Tiraspol (twice), Lokomotiv Kherson
Coaching career: Chornomorets Odesa (youth, assistant twice), Dinamo Moskva (assistant, caretaker), South Korea U23 (assistant), Zimbru Chisinau, Metalurh Donetsk, Ukraine (assistant, twice), Chornomorets Odesa, Illychivets Mariupil, Luch-Energia Vladivostok, Tavriya Simferopol, Moldova (caretaker)

• Born in the Kharkiv region in Ukraine, Altman started out in Kyiv but made his name as a goalkeeper with Chornomorets before having to retire early due to injury.

• Started his coaching career with the Chornomorets youth academy aged 30 and promoted to the first team staff in 1982, working as assistant to Viktor Prokopenko as the Odessa side finished fourth in the Soviet top flight two years later; moved to Dinamo Moskva, first working alongside Anatoli Byshovets and then having a spell in caretaker charge himself, leading the club to a third-placed league finish in 1990.

• Following the collapse of the USSR Altman returned to work alongside Prokopenko at Chornomorets, helping the club to two Ukrainian Cups before two years assisting Byshovets with South Korea's side as they reached the 1996 Olympic Games.

• Struck out on his own as head coach in 1997 with Zimbru, winning two league titles and the Moldovan Cup before leading both Metalurh Donetsk and Chornomorets to third place in the Ukrainian Premier League. Went on to have spells at Ukraine's Illychivets Mariupil (2007) and Russia's Luch-Energia Vladivostok (2008) before his most recent club stint, at Tavriya Simferopol in 2011/12.

•  Had two spells as Ukraine assistant coach (2003–06 and 2010–11), helping Oleh Blokhin guide the country to the 2006 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals. Appointed Moldova's director of national teams on 8 April 2019, three months later he temporarily returned to coaching, taking charge of the side following Alexandru Spiridon's departure.


Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeJonathan Lardot (BEL)
  • Assistant refereesFlorian Lemaire (BEL) , Karel De Rocker (BEL)
  • Fourth officialNathan Verboomen (BEL)
  • UEFA DelegateMarko Simeunovic (SVN)
  • UEFA Referee observerMichael Thomas Ross (NIR)


NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Jonathan Lardot31/01/1984149

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
01/07/2014UEL1QRKF ShkëndijaFC Zimbru Chisinau2-1Skopje

Last updated 09/10/2019 11:15CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter


  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    Matchday 1 (22/03/2019)
    Andorra 0-2 Iceland
    0-1 B. Bjarnason 22, 0-2 Kjartansson 80
    Gomes, C. Martínez (81 Clemente), Vales, Rebés, Ildefons Lima, M. Vieira, M. San Nicolás, Cervós, Chus Rubio (87 Juli Sánchez), Llovera, Alex Martínez (71 Aláez)
  • Matchday 2 (25/03/2019)
    Andorra 0-3 Albania
    0-1 Sadiku 21, 0-2 Balaj 87, 0-3 Abrashi 90+6
    Gomes, C. Martínez (74 Aláez), Vales (84 Pujol), Rebés, Ildefons Lima, M. Vieira, Clemente (67 Cervós), M. San Nicolás, Chus Rubio, Llovera, Rodríguez
  • Matchday 3 (08/06/2019)
    Moldova 1-0 Andorra
    1-0 Armaş 8
    Gomes, Vales, Rebés (69 Moreno), Ildefons Lima, Clemente, M. Vieira, Aláez (82 A. Sánchez), M. San Nicolás, Cervós, Chus Rubio (72 Alex Martínez), Llovera
  • Matchday 4 (11/06/2019)
    Andorra 0-4 France
    0-1 Mbappé 11, 0-2 Ben Yedder 30, 0-3 Thauvin 45+1, 0-4 Zouma 60
    Gomes, Vales, Rebés, Ildefons Lima, M. Vieira, Aláez (85 Juli Sánchez), M. San Nicolás, Alex Martínez (58 Jordi Rubio), Cervós (81 Rodríguez), Chus Rubio, Llovera
  • Matchday 5 (07/09/2019)
    Turkey 1-0 Andorra
    1-0 Ozan Tufan 89
    Gomes, C. Martínez, Vales, Rebés, Ildefons Lima, M. Vieira (87 Emili Garcia), Clemente (79 Aláez), M. San Nicolás, Cervós, Llovera, Rodríguez (63 Marc Garcia)
  • Matchday 6 (10/09/2019)
    France 3-0 Andorra
    1-0 Coman 18, 2-0 Lenglet 52, 3-0 Ben Yedder 90+1
    Gomes, C. Martínez (69 Aláez), Vales, Rebés, Ildefons Lima, M. Vieira (86 Moreno), Clemente (79 Jordi Rubio), M. San Nicolás, Cervós, Chus Rubio, Llovera
  • Matchday 7 (11/10/2019)
  • Matchday 8 (14/10/2019)
  • Matchday 9 (14/11/2019)
  • Matchday 10 (17/11/2019)


  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    Matchday 1 (22/03/2019)
    Moldova 1-4 France
    0-1 Griezmann 24, 0-2 Varane 27, 0-3 Giroud 36, 0-4 Mbappé 87, 1-4 Ambros 89
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Posmac, Ioniţa, Carp, Cebotaru, Cociuc (46 Rozgoniuc), Gînsari, Nicolaescu (59 Damaşcan), I. Jardan, A. Antoniuc (73 Ambros)
  • Matchday 2 (25/03/2019)
    Turkey 4-0 Moldova
    1-0 Hasan Ali Kaldırım 24, 2-0 Cenk Tosun 26, 3-0 Cenk Tosun 53, 4-0 Kaan Ayhan 70
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Rozgoniuc, Posmac, Ioniţa, Carp (46 Țurcan), Cebotaru, Gînsari (73 A. Antoniuc), I. Jardan, Ambros (57 Nicolaescu), Graur
  • Matchday 3 (08/06/2019)
    Moldova 1-0 Andorra
    1-0 Armaş 8
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Armaş, Efros, Ioniţa, Carp, Gînsari, I. Jardan, A. Antoniuc (64 Cociuc), Suvorov (50 Cebotaru), Damaşcan (80 Boiciuc)
  • Matchday 4 (11/06/2019)
    Albania 2-0 Moldova
    1-0 Çikalleshi 66, 2-0 Ramadani 90+3
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Armaş, Efros, Carp, Cebotaru, Gînsari, I. Jardan (76 Graur), A. Antoniuc, Suvorov (74 Cociuc), Damaşcan (70 Boiciuc)
  • Matchday 5 (07/09/2019)
    Iceland 3-0 Moldova
    1-0 Sigthórsson 31, 2-0 B. Bjarnason 55, 3-0 Bödvarsson 77
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Armaş, Mudrac, Ioniţa, Carp (67 Țurcan), Cebotaru, Gînsari (80 Sandu), Cemîrtan (65 Cojocaru), Suvorov, Graur
  • Matchday 6 (10/09/2019)
    Moldova 0-4 Turkey
    0-1 Cenk Tosun 37, 0-2 Deniz Türüc 57, 0-3 Cenk Tosun 79, 0-4 Yusuf Yazıcı 88
    Koşelev, Reabciuk, Mudrac, Efros, Ioniţa (81 Ghecev), Cebotaru, Gînsari (68 Cemîrtan), Țurcan, Suvorov (75 Rozgoniuc), Sandu, Graur
  • Matchday 7 (11/10/2019)
  • Matchday 8 (14/10/2019)
  • Matchday 9 (14/11/2019)
  • Matchday 10 (17/11/2019)

Last updated 11/09/2019 15:26CET


:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2016 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2016 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 is the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.


Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
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