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worldcup: Malta - Cyprus Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

MaltaMaltaNational Stadium - Ta' QaliWednesday 1 September 2021
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Group H - Matchday 4
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA EURO 2004
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/06/2003PR (GS)Malta - Cyprus1-2
Ta' QaliDimech 73; Konstantinou 23 (P), 52
20/11/2002PR (GS)Cyprus - Malta2-1
NicosiaRauffmann 50, Okkas 74; Mifsud 90
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Malta10011001----612348
Cyprus11001100----632184

Last updated 31/08/2021 10:27CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Malta - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Henry Bonello13/10/198832Hamrun*300026-
-Matthew Grech19/02/199625Pembroke Athleta - 0000--
-Jake Galea15/04/199625 - 00002-
Defenders
-Andrei Agius12/08/198635Hibernians - 1000975
-Steve Borg15/05/198833Gżira - 3000563
-Zach Muscat22/08/199328Casa Pia - 100043-
-Enrico Pepe12/11/198931Birkirkara - 20003-
-Karl Micallef08/09/199624Hamrun - 00004-
-Dunstan Vella27/04/199625Hibernians - 00007-
-Cain Attard10/09/199426Birkirkara - 00007-
-Kurt Shaw01/04/199922Sliema - 300011-
Midfielders
-Tristan Caruana15/09/199129Valletta - 000041
-Stephen Pisani07/08/199229Gżira - 300026-
-Ryan Camenzuli08/09/199426Floriana*300015-
-Jake Grech18/11/199723Hibernians - 200015-
-Nikolai Muscat13/07/199625Gżira - 00002-
-Teddy Teuma30/09/199327Union Saint-Gilloise - 300011-
Forwards
-Luke Montebello13/08/199526Birkirkara - 100011-
-Juan Corbolan03/01/199724Hamrun*2000151
-Joseph Mbong15/07/199724Hamrun - 3100271
-Shaun Dimech08/08/200120Valletta - 000062
-Alexander Satariano25/10/200119Frosinone - 310081
-Paul Mbong02/09/200119Birkirkara - 20006-
Coach
-Devis Mangia06/06/197447 - 300012-
Cyprus - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kostas Panayi08/10/199426Omonoia - 000023-
-Demetris Demetriou15/01/199922Apollon*20006-
-Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 20004-
Defenders
-Marios Antoniades14/05/199031Anorthosis - 000014-
-Andreas Karo09/09/199624Salernitana - 00009-
-Costas Soteriou21/06/199625AEL - 30005-
-Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199525Como - 3000272
-Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Omonoia - 10002-
-Nikolas Panayiotou12/05/200021Omonoia - 0000--
Midfielders
-Kostakis Artymatas15/04/199328Anorthosis - 3000481
-Dimitris Christofi23/10/199426Anorthosis - 0000--
-Chambos Kyriakou09/02/199526Apollon - 300038-
-Alexander Gogic13/04/199427Hibernian - 10007-
-Fanos Katelaris26/08/199625Apollon - 000091
-Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Salernitana - 3000363
-Marinos Tzioni16/07/200120Omonoia - 10008-
Forwards
-Andreas Avraam06/06/198734Anorthosis - 0000435
-Pieros Sotiriou13/01/199328Ludogorets - 30004610
-Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia - 3000172
-Ioannis Pittas10/07/199625Apollon*3100171
-Marios Ilia19/05/199625Ethnikos Achnas - 300081
-Panagiotis Zachariou26/02/199625Omonoia - 000071
-Loizos Loizou18/07/200318Omonoia - 2000101
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197050*30005-

Last updated 01/09/2021 13:04CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeFabio Maresca (ITA)
  • Assistant refereesGiorgio Peretti (ITA) , Daniele Bindoni (ITA)
  • Fourth officialLuca Pairetto (ITA)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeAlberto Tegoni (ITA)
  • UEFA DelegatePaul Lyon (GIB)
  • UEFA Referee observerFrank De Bleeckere (BEL)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Fabio Maresca12/04/198104

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from 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
17/09/2020UEL2QROFI Crete FCApollon Limassol FC0-1Heraklion

Last updated 30/08/2021 12:25CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Malta

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Croatia3201416
    Russia3201646
    Slovakia3120435
    Cyprus3111114
    Slovenia3102233
    Malta3012381
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Malta 1-3 Russia
    0-1 Dzyuba 23, 0-2 Mário Fernandes 35, 1-2 J. Mbong 56, 1-3 Sobolev 90
    Bonello, Shaw, Camenzuli (86 Corbolan), S. Borg, Guillaumier, J. Mbong, Montebello (46 Satariano), Agius (88 Nwoko), Teuma, Degabriele (46 P. Mbong), Kristensen (74 S. Pisani)
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Slovakia 2-2 Malta
    0-1 Gambin 16, 0-2 Satariano 20, 1-2 Strelec 49, 2-2 Škriniar 53
    Bonello, Shaw, Camenzuli, S. Borg, Guillaumier, J. Mbong, P. Mbong (68 Nwoko), Pepe, Teuma (91 Kristensen), Gambin (68 J. Grech), Satariano (79 S. Pisani)
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Croatia 3-0 Malta
    1-0 Perišić 62, 2-0 Modrić 76 (P) , 3-0 Brekalo 90
    Bonello, Shaw, Camenzuli, S. Borg (67 Z. Muscat), Guillaumier, J. Mbong (67 Corbolan), S. Pisani (62 J. Grech), Pepe, Teuma, Kristensen (81 Gambin), Satariano (46 Nwoko)
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Malta-Cyprus
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Slovenia-Malta
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Russia-Malta
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Malta-Slovenia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Malta-Croatia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Malta-Slovakia

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
    Demetriou, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (72 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas, Laifis, Kastanos (66 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Croatia 1-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Pašalić 40
    Demetriou (39 Michael), Psaltis, N. Ioannou, Cham. Kyriakou, Ilia (46 Sotiriou), Kousoulos, Soteriou, Artymatas (67 Kastanos), Laifis (82 Andreou), Tzioni (67 Papoulis), Pittas
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Cyprus 1-0 Slovenia
    1-0 Pittas 42
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (82 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas (92 Gogic), Laifis, Kastanos (60 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Malta-Cyprus
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus-Russia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Croatia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

Last updated 10/08/2021 18:26CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

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

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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