Friday September 2, 2011 Group Stage: Group A Finished Tofig Bakhramov Stadium

Azerbaijan 1 - 1 Belgium

  • Aliyev 85’
  • Simons 55’ (pen.)

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  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belgium
    • 90' It is all over in Baku and Azerbaijan have really dented Belgium's chances of making Euro 2012 here. The home side will be delighted with the point that they earned late on through Aliyev
    • 86' GOAL FOR AZERBAIJAN!!! Late drama in Baku as the home side snatch a dramatic equaliser with just minutes to go. Rauf Aliyev gets it and really damages the Belgian's chances of qualification
    • 66' Lukaku has not had the best of days, he is just dragged off and replaced by De Camargo after being left out of Chelsea's Champions League squad, which you can read about here: Lukaku omitted from Chelsea squad
    • 55' GOAL FOR BELGIUM!!! THe visitors break the deadlock and it is Timmy Simons who takes the responsibility to slot home the penalty which Nabiyev gave away, straight down the middle worked out well for the experienced midfielder winning his 85th cap for his country.
    • 45' The half-time whistle also goes in Baku and it is goalless between Azerbaijan and Belgium
    • 30' Kompany picks up the first booking of the contest for a cynical foul on Aliyev as he was heading towards the penalty box in a rare attack
    • 18' Belgium unsurprsiingly having the better of things in Baku, Agayev has already made a couple of good saves in the Azerbaijan goal
    • 1' Azerbaijan commence their tough task as they face the bright young Belgian side in Baku
    • - Team News: Azerbaijan: Agayev, Shukurov, Allahverdiyev, Javadov, Chertoganov, Aliyev, Huseynov, Sadygov, Ab─▒┼čov, Nabiyev, Ismayilov /// Belgium: Mignolet, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Kompany, Lombaerts, Simons, Hazard, Fellaini, Lukaku, Witsel, Mertens
  • Summary

    • 86' GOAL FOR AZERBAIJAN!!! Late drama in Baku as the home side snatch a dramatic equaliser with just minutes to go. Rauf Aliyev gets it and really damages the Belgian's chances of qualification
    • 55' GOAL FOR BELGIUM!!! THe visitors break the deadlock and it is Timmy Simons who takes the responsibility to slot home the penalty which Nabiyev gave away, straight down the middle worked out well for the experienced midfielder winning his 85th cap for his country.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Azerbaijan

    Manager: Berti Vogts

  • Belgium

    Manager: Georges Leekens

  • Line-up

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