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worldcup: Cyprus - Malta Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

CyprusCyprusMonday 11 October 2021
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Group H - Matchday 8
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
01/09/2021QR (GS)Malta - Cyprus3-0
Ta' QaliAttard 44, 54, J. Mbong 46
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
Cyprus11002101----732287
Malta21011001----722378

Last updated 08/10/2021 15:55CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Cyprus - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Demetris Demetriou15/01/199922Apollon*20006-
-Antreas Keravnos05/05/199922AEL - 0000--
-Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 60008-
Defenders
-Marios Antoniades14/05/199031Anorthosis - 200016-
-Costas Soteriou21/06/199625AEL*60008-
-Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199525Como - 7000312
-Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Omonoia - 50006-
-Stelios Andreou24/07/200219Charleroi - 20003-
-Nikolas Panayiotou12/05/200021Omonoia - 20002-
Midfielders
-Chambos Kyriakou09/02/199526Apollon - 700042-
-Alexander Gogic13/04/199427Hibernian - 10007-
-Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Salernitana - 7000403
-Rafail Mamas04/03/200120AEK Larnaca - 0000--
-Marinos Tzioni16/07/200120Omonoia - 400011-
Forwards
-Pieros Sotiriou13/01/199328Ludogorets - 40004710
-Marios Demetriou25/12/199228P.A.E.E.K. - 0000--
-Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia*7000212
-Ioannis Pittas10/07/199625Apollon*7100211
-Marios Ilia19/05/199625Ethnikos Achnas - 6000111
-Andronikos Kakoulli03/05/200120Omonoia - 10003-
-Loizos Loizou18/07/200318Omonoia - 6000141
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197051*800010-
Malta - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Henry Bonello13/10/198832Hamrun*700030-
-Matthew Grech19/02/199625Pembroke Athleta - 0000--
-Jake Galea15/04/199625Balzan - 00002-
Defenders
-Steve Borg15/05/198833Gżira*5000583
-Zach Muscat22/08/199328Casa Pia*500047-
-Enrico Pepe12/11/198931Birkirkara*50006-
-Karl Micallef08/09/199625Hamrun - 00004-
-Dunstan Vella27/04/199625Hibernians - 00007-
-Cain Attard10/09/199427Birkirkara - 4200112
-Kurt Shaw01/04/199922Sliema*700015-
-Adam Magri Overend03/05/200021Floriana - 10001-
Midfielders
-Tristan Caruana15/09/199130Valletta - 400081
-Stephen Pisani07/08/199229Gżira - 700030-
-Ryan Camenzuli08/09/199427Floriana - 600018-
-Jake Grech18/11/199723Hibernians - 300016-
-Luke Gambin16/03/199328Newport - 4100301
-Nikolai Muscat13/07/199625Gżira - 10003-
-Dexter Xuereb21/09/199724Gżira - 00001-
-Teddy Teuma30/09/199328Union Saint-Gilloise - 700015-
Forwards
-Luke Montebello13/08/199526Birkirkara*500015-
-Jurgen Degabriele10/10/199625Hibernians - 2000102
-Shaun Dimech08/08/200120Valletta - 4000102
-Paul Mbong02/09/200120Birkirkara*600010-
Coach
-Devis Mangia06/06/197447*800017-

Last updated 12/10/2021 17:14CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDennis Higler (NED)
  • Assistant refereesErwin Zeinstra (NED) , Mario Diks (NED)
  • Video Assistant RefereeAllard Lindhout (NED)
  • Fourth officialJeroen Manschot (NED)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeRob Dieperink (NED)
  • UEFA DelegateVictor Marius Radu (ROU)
  • UEFA Referee observerSergejus Slyva (LTU)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Dennis Higler30/09/1985131

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
10/06/2019EUROQRMaltaRomania0-4Ta' Qali

Last updated 09/10/2021 11:24CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Croatia751111116
    Russia751111416
    Slovenia73138710
    Slovakia7232769
    Malta71156154
    Cyprus71151114
    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 3-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Attard 44, 2-0 J. Mbong 46, 3-0 Attard 54
    Michael, Karo, Antoniades (64 Katelaris), N. Ioannou, Soteriou, Cham. Kyriakou (71 Loizou), Christofi (58 Ilia), Papoulis (58 Panayiotou), Psaltis, Artymatas, Pittas (58 Kastanos)
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus 0-2 Russia
    0-1 Erokhin 6, 0-2 Zhemaletdinov 55
    Michael, Karo, N. Ioannou, Katelaris, Panayiotou (61 Avraam), Papoulis (72 Ilia), Psaltis (77 Zachariou), Loizou, Artymatas (72 Cham. Kyriakou), Kastanos, Pittas (61 Tzioni)
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia 2-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Schranz 55, 2-0 Koscelník 77
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Soteriou, Avraam (89 Roushias), Katelaris, Psaltis (75 Zachariou), Loizou (75 Pittas), Artymatas, Ilia (60 Papoulis), Kastanos (75 Cham. Kyriakou), Tzioni
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus 0-3 Croatia
    0-1 Perišić 45+2, 0-2 Gvardiol 80, 0-3 Livaja 90+2
    Michael, N. Ioannou, Psaltis, Sotiriou (85 Kakoulli), Avraam (61 Antoniades), Andreou, Papoulis (69 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas (69 Cham. Kyriakou), Kastanos, Pittas (46 Tzioni)
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

Malta

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    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 3-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Attard 44, 2-0 J. Mbong 46, 3-0 Attard 54
    Bonello, Shaw (59 Z. Muscat), Camenzuli, S. Borg, J. Mbong (59 Dimech), Montebello (70 Satariano), S. Pisani, P. Mbong (70 J. Grech), Pepe, Teuma (85 Caruana), Attard
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Slovenia 1-0 Malta
    1-0 Lovrić 44 (P)
    Bonello, Shaw, J. Mbong (73 Gambin), Pepe, Corbolan (46 Camenzuli), Teuma, Attard, Satariano (58 Montebello), Dimech (58 P. Mbong), Z. Muscat, Caruana (79 S. Pisani)
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Russia 2-0 Malta
    1-0 Smolov 10, 2-0 Z. Bakaev 84 (P)
    Bonello, Camenzuli, S. Borg, Agius (86 Shaw), J. Mbong, Montebello (66 Satariano), S. Pisani (66 Caruana), P. Mbong, Teuma (86 Muscat), Attard (75 Dimech), Z. Muscat
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Malta 0-4 Slovenia
    0-1 Iličić 27, 0-2 Šporar 49, 0-3 Iličić 60, 0-4 Šeško 67
    Bonello, Shaw, J. Mbong (68 Magri Overend), Montebello (80 Degabriele), S. Pisani (68 Caruana), P. Mbong (57 Satariano), Pepe, Teuma, Attard, Dimech (57 Gambin), Z. Muscat
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Malta-Croatia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Malta-Slovakia

Last updated 09/10/2021 11:24CET

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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