• Date: Sat 28 March 2009
  • Venue: Luzhniki Stadium
  • Ref: Gumienny, S
  • Attendance: 70,000
Russia

Russia

Pavlyuchenko (32)

Zyrianov (71)

2 - 0

Russia vs Azerbaijan

Team Lineups

Russia

Igor Akinfeev
Aleksandr Anyukov
Sergey Ignashevich
Vassily Berezutsky, V
Igor Denisov
Igor Semshov
Roman Pavlyuchenko (Pavel Pogrebnyak, 72)
Andrey Arshavin
Sergei Semak (Alan Dzagoyev, 56)
Konstantin Zyrianov
Yuri Zhirkov

Azerbaijan

Farkhad Velijev
Branimir Subasic (Vagif Javadov, 46)
Elmar Bakhshiev
Fabio Luis Ramim (Leandro Gomes, 61)
Jamshid Maharramov
Mahir Shukurov
Rail Melikov
Rashad F Sadygov, RF
Samir Abbasov, S
Sasha Yunisogly
Vugar Nadyrov

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

That's it, it's all over, the referee has blown the final whistle.

79
Yellow Card
 

Samir Abbasov is booked for unsporting behaviour.

72
Substitution
 

Russia are replacing Roman Pavlyuchenko with Pavel Pogrebnyak.

71
Goal
 

Goal!! Konstantin Zyrianov scores for Russia.

61
Substitution
 

Azerbaijan are replacing Fabio Luis Ramim with Leandro Gomes.

56
Substitution
 

Sergei Semak is being taken off, Alan Dzagoyev has come on in his place.

54
Yellow Card
 

Igor Denisov is booked for unsporting behaviour.

46
Substitution
 

Branimir Subasic is being taken off, Vagif Javadov has come on in his place.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 1 v 0.

Half time
 

Half time whistle is blown by S Gumienny

33
Yellow Card
 

Rail Melikov goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

32
Goal
 

Goal!! Roman Pavlyuchenko scores for Russia.

31
Yellow Card
 

Vugar Nadyrov goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

23
Yellow Card
 

Sasha Yunisogly goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

Kickoff
 

It's 2pm on Saturday, March 28th, the match has kicked off.