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worldcup: Georgia - Kosovo Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

GeorgiaGeorgiaBatumi Arena - BatumiThursday 2 September 2021
18.00CET (20.00 local time)
Group B - Matchday 4
KosovoKosovo
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:31CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Georgia - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Giorgi Loria27/01/198635Anorthosis - 300066-
-Lazare Kupatadze08/02/199625Dinamo Batumi - 00001-
-Giorgi Mamardashvili29/09/200020Valencia - 0000--
Defenders
-Guram Kashia04/07/198734Slovan Bratislava - 3000851
-Davit Khocholava08/02/199328Copenhagen - 000027-
-Otar Kakabadze27/06/199526Cracovia - 200040-
-Grigol Chabradze20/04/199625Dinamo Batumi - 20003-
-Guram Giorbelidze25/02/199625Dresden - 30004-
-Luka Lochoshvili29/05/199823Wolfsberg - 0000--
-Irakli Azarov21/02/200219Dinamo Batumi - 00001-
Midfielders
-Jaba Kankava18/03/198635Slovan Bratislava*30009610
-Murtaz Daushvili01/05/198932APOEL - 000039-
-Valeri Qazaishvili29/01/199328Ulsan Hyundai - 00005110
-Jambul Jigauri08/07/199229Dinamo Batumi - 100021-
-Giorgi Aburjania02/01/199526Gil Vicente*2000221
-Vladimer Mamuchashvili29/08/199724Dinamo Batumi - 0000--
-Otar Kiteishvili26/03/199625Sturm*300022-
-Sandro Altunashvili19/05/199724Dinamo Batumi - 0000--
-Giorgi Chakvetadze 29/08/199922Gent - 000095
-Zuriko Davitashvili15/02/200120Arsenal Tula - 00007-
-Giorgi Tsitaishvili18/11/200020Chornomorets Odesa - 0000--
Forwards
-Giorgi Kvilitaia01/10/199327APOEL - 3000306
-Georges Mikautadze31/10/200020Metz - 100031
Coach
-Willy Sagnol18/03/197744*30005-
Kosovo - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Samir Ujkani05/07/198833Torino - 200047-
-Visar Bekaj24/05/199724Tirana - 00001-
-Arijanet Muric07/11/199822Adana Demirspor - 000016-
Defenders
-Amir Rrahmani24/02/199427Napoli - 0000365
-Mirlind Kryeziu26/01/199724Zürich - 0000--
-David Domgjoni21/05/199724Luzern - 0000--
-Fidan Aliti03/10/199327Zürich - 200034-
-Mergim Vojvoda01/02/199526Torino - 2000361
-Florent Hadergjonaj31/07/199427Kasımpaşa*2000191
-Ibrahim Dresevic24/01/199724Heerenveen - 10009-
-Armend Thaci10/10/199228Ballkani - 00002-
-Betim Fazliji25/04/199922St. Gallen - 00003-
Midfielders
-Valon Berisha07/02/199328Reims - 0000463
-Herolind Shala01/02/199229Stabæk - 000028-
-Besar Halimi12/12/199426Riga*2100273
-Florian Loshaj13/08/199625Cracovia - 00001-
-Florent Muslija06/07/199823Hannover - 00004-
Forwards
-Elbasan Rashani09/05/199328Clermont - 0000163
-Zymer Bytyqi11/09/199624Konyaspor - 00002-
-Vedat Muriqi24/04/199427Lazio*20003015
-Lirim Kastrati16/01/199922Legia - 2000141
-Astrit Selmani13/05/199724Hammarby - 0000--
Coach
-Bernard Challandes26/07/195170 - 200027-

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeMykola Balakin (UKR)
  • Assistant refereesSemen Shlonchak (UKR) , Oleksandr Zhukov (UKR)
  • Video Assistant RefereeYevhenii Aranovskiy (UKR)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeAndrii Skrypka (UKR)
  • Fourth officialVitaliy Romanov (UKR)
  • UEFA DelegateJānis Mežeckis (LVA)
  • UEFA Referee observerDraženko Kovačić (CRO)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Mykola Balakin05/01/1989127

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
14/08/2019UEL3QRFC SaburtaloArarat-Armenia FC0-2Tbilisi

Last updated 31/08/2021 11:24CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Georgia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group B - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Spain3210637
    Sweden2200406
    Greece2020222
    Georgia3012241
    Kosovo2002160
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Sweden 1-0 Georgia
    1-0 Claesson 35
    Loria, Kashia, Giorbelidze, Aburjania, Kankava (60 Gvilia), Lobzhanidze (78 Beridze), Kvilitaia (84 Mikautadze), Chabradze, Kvekveskiri (60 Shengelia), Kvaratskhelia (46 Kiteishvili), Dvali
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Georgia 1-2 Spain
    1-0 Kvaratskhelia 44, 1-1 Ferran Torres 56, 1-2 Olmo 90+2
    Loria, Kakabadze (79 Chabradze), Kashia, Giorbelidze, Kankava, Zivzivadze (62 Kvilitaia), Lobzhanidze (70 Shengelia), Kiteishvili (70 Beridze), Kvaratskhelia (79 Kvekveskiri), Gvilia, Dvali
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Greece 1-1 Georgia
    1-0 Kakabadze 76 (og) , 1-1 Kvaratskhelia 78
    Loria, Kakabadze, Kashia, Giorbelidze, Aburjania (74 Gvilia), Kankava, Zivzivadze (63 Kvilitaia), Lobzhanidze (84 Jigauri), Kiteishvili (84 Kvekveskiri), Kvaratskhelia, Dvali
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Georgia-Kosovo
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Spain-Georgia
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Georgia-Greece
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Kosovo-Georgia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Georgia-Sweden

Kosovo

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Kosovo 0-3 Sweden
    0-1 Augustinsson 12, 0-2 Isak 35, 0-3 S. Larsson 70 (P)
    Ujkani, Hadergjonaj, Aliti, Kryeziu, Rashica (71 L.M. Kastrati), Halimi (75 Voca), Celina, Zeneli (83 B. Berisha), Vojvoda, Kololli, Muriqi
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Spain 3-1 Kosovo
    1-0 Olmo 34, 2-0 Ferran Torres 36, 2-1 Halimi 70, 3-1 Gerard Moreno 75
    Ujkani, Hadergjonaj, Aliti, Kryeziu, Rashica (55 L.M. Kastrati), Halimi (82 Voca), Celina, Vojvoda, Kololli (57 Zeneli), Muriqi, Dresevic
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Georgia-Kosovo
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Kosovo-Greece
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Kosovo-Spain
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Sweden-Kosovo
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Kosovo-Georgia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Greece-Kosovo

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:29CET

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
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.