World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Montenegro beats Romania 1-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018

PODGORICA, Sep. 4, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Montenegro defeated Romania by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday night at the Podgorica City Stadium.

Both teams held off against each other during the first 45 minutes of the game. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Montenegrin forward Stevan Jovetić in the 75th minute.

The result put the Montenegrins second in Group E with 16 points. Romania is fourth with 9 points. In their next game, Montenegro will meet second-placed Denmark at the Podgorica City Stadium on October 5, while Romania will face Kazakhstan.

Fixtures and Results : Group E

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Overview

Montenegro at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 2010)

Romania at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
2018 World Cup Poster
Montenegro
1:0
Romania
1:0 (0:0)
  • 4 September 2017
  • 20:45
  • Podgorica

Group E

TeamPts
Poland19
Denmark16
Montenegro16
Romania9
Armenia6
Kazakhstan2

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