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worldcup: Iceland - Romania Match press kits

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IcelandIcelandLaugardalsvöllur - ReykjavikThursday 2 September 2021
20.45CET (18.45 local time)
Group J - Matchday 4
RomaniaRomania
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/10/2020POIceland - Romania2-1
ReykjavikG. Sigurdsson 16, 34; Maxim 63 (P)
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
10/09/1997QR (GS)Romania - Iceland4-0
BucharestHagi 7, 80 (P), Petrescu 39, Gâlcă 65
09/10/1996QR (GS)Iceland - Romania0-4
ReykjavikBergsson 21 (og), Hagi 62, G. Popescu 77, Petrescu 90
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Iceland21011001----310229
Romania11002101----320192

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:30CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Iceland - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Hannes Halldórsson27/04/198437Valur - 200074-
-Rúnar Rúnarsson18/02/199526Leuven - 10009-
-Patrik Gunnarsson15/11/200020Viking - 0000--
Defenders
-Ari Skúlason14/05/198734Norrköping*200079-
-Kári Árnason13/10/198238Víkingur Reykjavík*2000876
-Birkir Saevarsson11/11/198436Valur - 2100943
-Victor Pálsson30/04/199130Schalke - 3100261
-Jón Gudni Fjóluson10/04/198932Hammarby - 0000161
-Hjörtur Hermannsson08/02/199526Pisa - 100019-
-Alfons Sampsted06/04/199823Bodø/Glimt - 10003-
-Brynjar Ingi Bjarnason06/12/199921Lecce - 000031
Midfielders
-Birkir Bjarnason27/05/198833Adana Demirspor - 31009814
-Gudmundur Thórarinsson15/04/199229New York City - 00005-
-Albert Gudmundsson15/06/199724AZ Alkmaar - 2000201
-Jón Dagur Thorsteinsson26/11/199822AGF - 10007-
-Mikael Anderson01/07/199823Midtjylland - 000061
-Arnór Sigurdsson15/05/199922CSKA Moskva - 3000141
-Andri Fannar Baldursson10/01/200219Copenhagen - 00003-
-Thórir Jóhann Helgason28/09/200020Lecce - 00001-
-Ísak Bergmann Jóhannesson23/03/200318Copenhagen - 10004-
Forwards
-Vidar Kjartansson11/03/199031Vålerenga - 0000264
-Johann Gudmundsson27/10/199030Burnley - 2000797
-Andri Gudjohnsen29/01/200219Real Madrid - 0000--
Coach
-Arnar Thór Vidarsson15/03/197843 - 30007-
Romania - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Florin Niță03/07/198734Sparta Praha - 30006-
-Daniel Vlad15/04/199922FCSB - 00001-
-Mihai Aioani07/11/199921Farul - 0000--
Defenders
-Alin Toşca14/03/199229Gaziantep - 200025-
-Vlad Chiricheş14/11/198931Sassuolo - 300065-
-Camora10/11/198634CFR Cluj - 10004-
-Ionuţ Nedelcearu25/04/199625Crotone - 0000152
-Cristian Manea09/08/199724CFR Cluj - 000091
-Adrian Rus18/03/199625Fehérvár - 00006-
-Andrei Ratiu20/06/199823Huesca - 0000--
Midfielders
-Nicolae Stanciu07/05/199328Slavia Praha - 30004710
-Răzvan Marin23/05/199625Cagliari - 3000302
-Alexandru Cicâldău08/07/199724Galatasaray - 2200142
-Dragoş Nedelcu16/02/199724Düsseldorf - 00002-
-Ianis Hagi22/10/199822Rangers - 2100181
-Darius Olaru03/03/199823FCSB - 00001-
-Marius Marin30/08/199823Pisa - 0000--
-Deian Sorescu29/08/199724Dinamo Bucureşti - 00002-
Forwards
-Denis Alibec05/01/199130CFR Cluj - 0000192
-Dorin Rotariu29/07/199526Ludogorets - 0000101
-Dennis Man26/08/199823Parma - 300091
-Jovan Markovic23/03/200120Universitatea Craiova - 0000--
-Andrei Cordea24/06/199922FCSB - 0000--
Coach
-Mirel Rădoi22/03/198140 - 300011-

Last updated 02/09/2021 11:04CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAleksei Kulbakov (BLR)
  • Assistant refereesDmitri Zhuk (BLR) , Oleg Maslyanko (BLR)
  • Video Assistant RefereeVitali Meshkov (RUS)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeSergei Ivanov (RUS)
  • Fourth officialViktor Shimusik (BLR)
  • UEFA DelegateJan Willem Van Dop (NED)
  • UEFA Referee observerRobert Sedlacek (AUT)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Aleksei Kulbakov27/12/19796120

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
14/08/2008UEL2QRSK Liepājas MetalurgsFC Vaslui0-2Liepaja
22/07/2009UCL2QRFC AktobeFH Hafnarfjördur2-0Aktobe
17/09/2009UELGSCFR 1907 ClujF.C. Copenhagen2-0Cluj-Napoca
18/08/2011UELPOFK Austria WienCS Gaz Metan Mediaş3-1Vienna
23/08/2012UELPOFK EkranasFCSB0-2Vilnius
07/09/2015EUROQRRomaniaGreece0-0Bucharest
18/11/2019EUROQRSpainRomania5-0Madrid

Last updated 31/08/2021 11:24CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Iceland

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group J - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Armenia3300629
    North Macedonia3201946
    Germany3201526
    Romania3102563
    Iceland3102463
    Liechtenstein30031100
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Germany 3-0 Iceland
    1-0 Goretzka 3, 2-0 Havertz 7, 3-0 Gündoğan 56
    Halldórsson, Pálsson (89 A. Skúlason), Ingason, B. Bjarnason, Árnason, Sampsted, Sigurjónsson (40 A. Gudmundsson), A. Gunnarsson, H. Magnússon, Traustason (71 Sigurdsson), Bödvarsson (89 Sigthórsson)
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Armenia 2-0 Iceland
    1-0 Barseghyan 53, 2-0 Bayramyan 74
    Halldórsson, B. Saevarsson, Ingason, J. Gudmundsson (77 Traustason), B. Bjarnason (84 Pálsson), Sigurdsson (54 Sigthórsson), Árnason, A. Gunnarsson, A. Gudmundsson, Bödvarsson (77 H. Fridjónsson), A. Skúlason
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Liechtenstein 1-4 Iceland
    0-1 B. Saevarsson 12, 0-2 B. Bjarnason 45+1, 0-3 Pálsson 77, 1-3 Frick 79, 1-4 Sigurjónsson 90+4
    Rúnarsson, B. Saevarsson, Pálsson, Ingason, J. Gudmundsson (63 Sigurdsson), B. Bjarnason (72 Thorsteinsson), Gudjohnsen (63 H. Fridjónsson), A. Gunnarsson (46 Sigurjónsson), H. Magnússon, Hermannsson, Traustason (81 Jóhannesson)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Iceland-Romania
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Iceland-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Iceland-Germany
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Iceland-Armenia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Iceland-Liechtenstein
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Romania-Iceland
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    North Macedonia-Iceland

Romania

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Romania 3-2 North Macedonia
    1-0 F. Tănase 28, 2-0 Mihăilă 50, 2-1 Ademi 82, 2-2 Trajkovski 83, 3-2 Hagi 86
    Niță, Popescu, Chiricheş, Stanciu (76 Bicfalvi), Bancu, Keșerü (63 Puşcaş), Burcă, Marin, F. Tănase (76 Hagi), Man (76 Maxim), Coman (14 Mihăilă)
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Romania 0-1 Germany
    0-1 Gnabry 17
    Niță, Toşca, Popescu, Chiricheş, Stanciu, Keșerü (65 Puşcaş), Hagi (83 Maxim), Marin, F. Tănase (83 Cicâldău), Mihăilă (66 Man), Camora (46 Burcă)
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Armenia 3-2 Romania
    1-0 Spertsyan 56, 1-1 Cicâldău 62, 1-2 Cicâldău 72, 2-2 Haroyan 87, 3-2 Barseghyan 89 (P)
    Niță, Mogos, Toşca, Chiricheş, Stanciu (74 F. Tănase), Cicâldău (81 Cretu), Puşcaş, Maxim (74 Keșerü), Bancu, Marin, Man (81 Mihăilă)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Iceland-Romania
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Romania-Liechtenstein
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    North Macedonia-Romania
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Germany-Romania
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Romania-Armenia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Romania-Iceland
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Liechtenstein-Romania

Last updated 11/08/2021 10:30CET

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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