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Wales keep automatic qualification dream alive with victory in Azerbaijan

Posted Sunday, November 17, 2019 by PA56 hits

Wales kept alive their hopes of automatic Euro 2020 qualification with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Azerbaijan in Baku.First-half goals from Kieffer Moore and Harry Wilson gave Wales a first away win in 13 months on what was a satisfying night for manager Ryan Giggs.Wigan striker Moore put Wales into a 10th-minute lead – his second goal in four appearances – before Wilson...Full Story »

Furious Wales fans want 'bland' Ryan Giggs sacked after Man Utd legend scrapes win against Azerbaijan

Posted Sunday, September 08, 2019 by hits

Fans want Ryan Giigs sacked as Wales boss. Inset, one of the angry tweets FURIOUS Wales fans have demanded "bland" Ryan Giggs be sacked after his side scraped a win against Azerbaijan with Gareth Bale's last-minute winner. Supporters from the principality vented their anger and called for the head of the Manchester United legend after a mediocre performance against the pointless Group E minnow...Full Story »

Giggs hails Bale for late winner in victory over Azerbaijan

Posted Saturday, September 07, 2019 by PA67 hits

Wales manager Ryan Giggs hailed Gareth Bale after the Real Madrid star kept their Euro 2020 qualification hopes alive against Azerbaijan.Bale struck six minutes from time – his 32nd goal for his country and his first in 10 months – to give Wales a 2-1 victory and lift them to within three points of Group E pacesetters Croatia and Hungary.Anything but victory against Azerbaijan &ndash...Full Story »

Germany 5 - 1 Azerbaijan: Goretzka inspires five-star Germany

Posted Sunday, October 08, 2017 by PA286 hits

Leon Goretzka inspired Germany to a 5-1 rout over Azerbaijan as the defending champions wrapped up their World Cup qualification campaign in style. The Schalke midfiedler's brilliant backheel sent the hosts on their way to victory at the Fritz-Walter-Stadion in Kaiserslautern on Sunday. Sandro Wagner also continued his fine form by scoring his fifth goal in five caps as Germany topped Grou...Full Story »

Germany vs Azerbaijan - Joachim Low has 'immense hunger' to keep winning

Posted Sunday, October 08, 2017 by PA226 hits

Joachim Low is targeting the rare prize of 10 wins from 10 World Cup qualifying games when Germany close their impressive campaign against Azerbaijan in Kaiserslautern. Die Mannschaft won 3-1 in Northern Ireland to rubber-stamp their qualification for Russia 2018, where they will defend the trophy they won in Brazil at the expense of Argentina. Despite their dominance on the world stage over t...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 1 - 4 Germany: Andre Schurrle's brace helps Germany to victory in Azerbaijan

Posted Sunday, March 26, 2017 by PA187 hits

Andre Schurrle scored twice as Germany extended their perfect start in World Cup qualifying Group C to five games with a 4-1 win over Azerbaijan in Baku. Preferred by coach Joachim Low to Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in the starting line-up, Schurrle hit his side's first and last goals in the 19th and 81st minutes after Dima Nazarov had briefly dragged the hosts back level. Thomas Muller and Mario G...Full Story »

Azerbaijan vs Germany - Low wants Germany to secure World Cup spot

Posted Sunday, March 26, 2017 by PA130 hits

Joachim Low has urged Germany to maintain their perfect record in World Cup qualifying by beating Azerbaijan on Sunday. Die Mannschaft have won each of their opening four games without conceding a goal to sit five points clear at the top of Group C. Indeed, Low's troops have not leaked a goal since their 2-0 semi-final defeat to France at Euro 2016. A fifth straight win in Baku would take the...Full Story »

Northern Ireland 4 - 0 Azerbaijan: Northern Ireland move second in Group C with thumping win

Posted Friday, November 11, 2016 by PA51 hits

Northern Ireland scored four for the second straight game at Windsor Park to leapfrog Azerbaijan into second place in their World Cup qualifying group. Michael O'Neill's men knew three points over the previously unbeaten Azeris would see them move directly behind Germany in Group C, where four nations have hopes of securing a possible play-off berth, and a 4-0 rout in Belfast ensured they will ...Full Story »

Northern Ireland vs Azerbaijan - Evans knows the importance of Northern Ireland's game

Posted Friday, November 11, 2016 by PA79 hits

Jonny Evans has warned Northern Ireland another below-par performance against Azerbaijan will endanger their World Cup qualification bid. The team ranked 88th in the world are the visitors to Belfast on Friday night, as they were four years ago, early in Michael O'Neill's reign, when only a stoppage-time David Healy goal prevented a shock away victory. Worse was to follow later in that World C...Full Story »

Czech Republic 0 - 0 Azerbaijan: Winless Czech Republic held by unbeaten Azerbaijan

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by PA97 hits

Azerbaijan remain unbeaten in Group C and Czech Republic are still without a win after a goalless draw in Ostrava. With the Czechs yet to score a goal during the qualifying campaign and Azerbaijan yet to concede, perhaps the scoreline was inevitable. There were few real opportunities in the match. Jiri Skalak put a header over the crossbar for the hosts early on before Ramil Sheydayev missed t...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 1 - 0 Norway: Medvedev on target as Azerbaijan stun Norway

Posted Saturday, October 08, 2016 by PA95 hits

Maksim Medvedev's early strike proved enough for Azerbaijan to secure a shock win over Norway in their World Cup qualifying Group C clash in Baku. Medvedev threaded a low shot past visiting keeper Rune Jarstein to put the hosts in front and they hung on to maintain their 100 per cent start, having also won their opener in San Marino last month. Markus Henriksen and Haitam Aleesami were among t...Full Story »

San Marino 0 - 1 Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan launch World Cup qualifying campaign with win over 10-man San Marino

Posted Sunday, September 04, 2016 by PA72 hits

Ruslan Gurbanov's goal just before half-time saw Azerbaijan get their World Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a 1-0 victory over 10-man San Marino. Gurbanov scored the only goal of the game in first-half injury time, timing his run perfectly to head home Afran Ismayilov's right-wing cross from 10 yards out. San Marino had Cristian Brolli sent off in the 52nd minute following ...Full Story »

Qarabag 0 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane nets Tottenham winner in Azerbaijan to secure Europa League progress

Posted Thursday, November 26, 2015 by PA169 hits

Harry Kane fired Tottenham into the knockout stages of the Europa League as they finally overcame stubborn Group J minnows Qarabag 1-0 in Baku. The England striker, a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up with Spurs facing Barclays Premier League champions Chelsea less than 72 hours later, nodded in the winner with 12 minutes remaining. It meant Tottenham's longest-ever journey for a co...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 1 - 3 Italy : Italy get the win they need to make sure of their place at Euro 2016

Posted Saturday, October 10, 2015 by PA70 hits

A dominant Italy beat Azerbaijan 3-1 in Baku on Saturday evening to seal their qualification for Euro 2016. The Azzurri went into the game at the new Baku Olympic stadium unbeaten in their previous 48 qualifiers and knowing a win in their penultimate Group H qualifier would earn them a ticket for next year's tournament in France. Eder put the Italians ahead in the 11th minute only for Dimitrij...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 1-3 Italy: Conte's men through to Euro 2016 after comfortable win

Posted Sunday, October 11, 2015 by Goal.com141 hits

The 2006 World Cup winners ran out comfortable winners over the hosts, sending them to the tournament proper in France despite a first-half scare Former European champions Italy made certain of their place at Euro 2016 with a 3-1 win over Group H rivals Azerbaijan at the Tofiq Bahramov Stadium on Saturday. The group leaders needed one win from their final two qualifiers and goals from Eder,...Full Story »

Azerbaijan deal blow to Israel's World Cup hopes

Posted Sunday, September 08, 2013 by YAHOO Sport79 hits

TEL AVIV, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Israel's hopes of securing at least a playoff position for a place in next year's World Cup finals suffered a major blow after they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Azerbaijan in Group F on Saturday. Israel enjoyed the bulk of possession and mounted attack after attack on the Azeri goal, but were stunned just after the hour when Rahid Amirguliyev let fly from 25 m...Full Story »

Azerbaijan 0-2 Portugal: Seleccao improve World Cup hopes without Ronaldo

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Goal.com86 hits

Paulo Bento's side move to within one points of group leaders Russia and all but end Azerbaijan's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup next summer Portugal kept their World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a vital 2-0 win over Azerbaijan in Baku to move just one point behind Group F leaders Russia. The visitors dominated from the off, but were forced to wait until the hour mark to take the i...Full Story »

Supersub Varela sparks Portugal's win over Azerbaijan

Posted Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by YAHOO Sport78 hits

Silvestre Varela again proved his worth by coming off the bench to break the deadlock with his first touch and set Portugal on their way to a 3-0 win over Azerbaijan in their 2014 World Cup Group F qualifier on Tuesday.  After much frustration and wasted chances for the Portuguese, Varela slotted home in the 64th minute. The winger also made a big impact as a substitute in Euro 2012 w...Full Story »

Soccer-Azerbaijan 1 Israel 1 - World Cup qualifier result

Posted Saturday, September 08, 2012 by YAHOO Sport75 hits

Azerbaijan 1 Israel 1 - World Cup qualifying Group F result.  In Baku  Scorers:  Azerbaijan: Ruslan Abishov 64  Israel: Bebras Natcho 50  Halftime: 0-0  Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia)  Full Story »

Germany beats Azerbaijan in Euro 2012 qualifier

Posted Wednesday, June 08, 2011 by YAHOO Sport156 hits

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP)—Mesut Oezil scored one goal and set up another Tuesday as Germany beat Azerbaijan 3-1 to all but qualify for the 2012 European Championship. Germany’s seventh win in as many matches means it tops Group A with 21 points and can only be overtaken by Turkey, which is 11 points behind with a game in hand. “You have to pay the team a huge compliment. I think ...Full Story »

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