Euro 2012 Qualifying Group B

Euro 2012 Qualifying Group B - Table, Results & Fixtures

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Team GP W D L GF GA Pts
Russia 10 7 2 1 17 4 23
Ireland 10 6 3 1 15 7 21
Armenia 10 5 2 3 22 10 17
 Slovakia 10 4 3 3 7 10 15
FYR Macedonia 10 2 2 6 8 14 8
Andorra 10 0 0 10 1 25 0

Predictions

In a competitive group Russia will be the bookies' favourites to advance with a struggle for second place between Ireland and Slovakia. Macedonia are tough opponents at home, while Andorra and Armenia are the whipping boys in the group.


Group B Fixtures

03/Sept/2010

Slovakia 1 v Macedonia 0

Armenia 0 v Republic of Ireland 1

Substitute Keith Fahey scored his first international goal to give the Republic of Ireland the points in Yerevan.

Andorra 0 v Russia 2

A Pavel Pogrebnyak brace was too much for Andorra and gave coach Dick Advocaat his first competitive win for the Russians.

07/Sept/2010

Russia 0 v Slovakia 1

Russia slumped to a shock home defeat in Moscow as Miroslav Stoch's goal proved decisive in a rear-guard action.

Republic of Ireland 3 v Andorra 1

Kevin Kilbane, Kevin Doyle and Robbie Keane were all on target in the Dublin Arena. Cristian Martínez replied for the visitors.

FYR Macedonia 2 v Armenia 2

Yura Movsisyan gave Armenia the lead only for Mario Gjurovski to level within a minute Edgar Manucharyan appeared to have won it for the visitors in added time, but Il?o Naumoski claimed a dramatic draw from the penalty spot.

08/Oct/2010

Republic of Ireland 2 v Russia 3

Russia held on to beat the Irish at Aviva Stadium after taking a three goal lead with strikes from Alexander Kerzhakov, Alan Dzagoev and a deflected Roman Shirokov effort. Ireland hit back with a Robbie Keane penalty and a goal from Shane Long but it was too little, too late for the men in green.

Armenia  3 v Slovakia 1

Second-half goals from Gevorg Ghazaryan and Henrik Mkhitaryan powered Armenia to a win over Slovakia, who levelled at 1-1 through a goal from Rangers' Vladimír Weiss.

Andorra 0 v FYR Macedonia 2

Il?o Naumoski and Van?e Šikov were on target for the visitors.

12/Oct/2010

Slovakia 1  v Republic of Ireland 1

Sean St Ledger and Jan Durica shared first half goals in this stalemate in Zilica.

FYR Macedonia 0 v Russia 1

In Skopke, Aleksandr Kherzakov scored in the first half and keeper Igor Akinfeev saved a penalty.

Armenia 4 v Andorra 0

Four different scorers on target in Yerevan.

26/March/2011 

Republic of Ireland 2 v FYR Macedonia 1

First half goals from Aiden McGeady and Robbie Keane gave Ireland the lead before Ivan Trickovski replied in the 25th minute.

Armenia 0 v Russia 0

Stalemate in Yerevan as Russia surrender top spot.

Andorra 0 v Slovakia 1

Filip Sebo scored the only goal of the game in the first half at Estadi Comunal.

04/June/2011

Russia 3 v Armenia 1

Spurs' striker Roman Pavlyuchenko bags a hat-trick.

Slovakia 1 v Andorra 0

FYR Macedonia 0  v Republic of Ireland 2

Robbie Keane's double sees Ireland joint top.

02/Sept/2011

Russia 1 v FYR Macedonia 0

Republic of Ireland 0 v Slovakia 0
Goalless in Dublin Arena.

Andorra 0 v Armenia 3

06/Sept/2011

Russia 0 v Republic of Ireland 0
Ireland defend desperately for a draw in Moscow.

Slovakia 0 v Armenia 4
Armenia leapfrog Slovakia with a crushing away win in Zilina.

FYR Macedonia 1 v Andorra 0

07/Oct/2011

Slovakia 0 v Russia 1

Armenia 4 v FYR Macedonia 1

Andorra 0 v Republic of Ireland 2

11/Oct/2011

Russia 6 v Andorra 0

Republic of Ireland 2 v Armenia 1
Ireland scrape into the play-offs thanks to a sending off, an own goal and a Richard Dunne header. Armenia can consider themselves unlucky, especially with the red card for their goalkeeper.

FYR Macedonia 1 v Slovakia 1


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