World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Romania beats Armenia 1-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

BUCHAREST, Sep. 1, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Romania defeated Armenia by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday night at the National Arena in Bucharest.

Armenia made the Romanians doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Romanian midfielder Alexandru Maxim in stoppage time.

The result put the Romanians fourth in Group E with 9 points. Armenia is 5th with 6 points. In their next game, Romania will meet second-placed Montenegro at the National Arena on September 4, while Armenia will face Denmark.

Fixtures and Results : Group E

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Overview

Romania at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)

Armenia at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Romania
1:0
Armenia
1:0 (0:0)
  • 1 September 2017
  • 20:45
  • Bucharest

Group E

TeamPts
Poland16
Montenegro13
Denmark13
Romania9
Armenia6
Kazakhstan2

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