Qualifying round (Group 7) - 07/06/2009 - 17:30CET (17:30 local time) - Gradski stadion Koprivnica - Koprivnica
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Croatia - Cyprus 0-2 - 07/06/2009 - Match page - Under-21 2011

Kolokoudias rains on Croatia's parade

Published: Sunday 7 June 2009, 1.45CET
Croatia 0-2 Cyprus
Croatia's 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship campaign got off to a miserable start with a Georgios Kolokoudias double silencing the home fans.
by Elvir Islamović
Kolokoudias rains on Croatia's parade
It was a memorable win for Cyprus ©Getty Images

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CroatiaCyprus

Goals scored0
2
Yellow cards2
 
1
Red cards0
 
0
Goal attempts0
2
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0

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Published: Sunday 7 June 2009, 1.45CET

Kolokoudias rains on Croatia's parade

Croatia 0-2 Cyprus
Croatia's 2011 UEFA European U21 Championship campaign got off to a miserable start with a Georgios Kolokoudias double silencing the home fans.

Croatia's 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying campaign got off to a miserable start with two Georgios Kolokoudias strikes silencing home fans in Koprivnica.

Loose ball
Very much the outsiders in Group 7, Cyprus proved that reputation mattered for little, opening the scoring after eleven minutes as Kolokoudias pounced on a ball which came loose after a cross from the left. Dejan Školnik should have equalised midway through the half but made the wrong decision with just the goalkeeper to beat, and it was to be 2-0 by half-time with a major blunder in the rearguard allowing Kolokoudias to poach a second. Cyprus host Norway in their next qualifier on 12 August while Croatia's play the same opponents away on 5 September.

 

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Last updated: 30/07/09 15.06CET

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Croatia

Croatia

Cyprus

Cyprus

1
KelavaIvan Kelava (GK)
1
KissasTasos Kissas (GK) (C)
2
VidaDomagoj Vida
3
EfthymiouChristos Efthymiou
3
JozinovićGoran Jozinović
5
PelentritisKyriakos Pelentritis
4
M. LjubičićMarin Ljubičić
Substitution73'
4
ZarnasKostantinos Zarnas
5
KokalovićElvis Kokalović
Substitution46'
6
PanayiotouPanayiotis Panayiotou
Substitution85'
6
MaločaMario Maloča
15
NikolaouChristos Nikolaou
7
AbdurahimiBesart Abdurahimi
Substitution46'
8
KatsisAntonis Katsis
8
JajaloMato Jajalo (C)
10
TsiaklisAggelos Tsiaklis
9
ŠimunacVlatko Šimunac
9
XenofontosChristos Xenofontos
Yellow Card90+3
10
ŠkolnikDejan Školnik
17
TofasGeorgios Tofas
Substitution90'
11
KneževićJosip Knežević
Yellow Card76'
11
KolokoudiasGeorgios Kolokoudias
Goal12'
Goal39'
Substitution63'

Substitutes

12
JezinaAntonijo Jezina (GK)
12
ConstandinouGavriel Constandinou (GK)
13
TomečakIvan Tomečak
Substitution46'
20
PierakisKastanas Pierakis
Substitution90'
14
BarbarićTomislav Barbarić
Substitution46'
Yellow Card79'
16
DrakosHarris Drakos
15
SpicicMatija Spicic
2
KyriakouKyriakos Kyriakou
16
OzobićFilip Ozobić
7
MarkouCostas Markou
Substitution63'
17
MilicevicIvan Milicevic
13
StavrouAndreas Stavrou
18
KrižmanSandi Križman
Substitution73'
18
KyriakouCharis Kyriakou
Substitution85'

Coach

Dražen Ladić (CRO) George Pippiros (CYP)

Referee

Hubert Siejewicz (POL)

Assistant referees

Konrad Sapela (POL), Radoslaw Siejka (POL)

Fourth official

Marcin Szulc (POL)

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