World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Greece beats Estonia 2-0

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TALLINN, Oct. 10, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Greece defeated Estonia by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday night at the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn.

Greece dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by defender Vasilis Torosidis in the 2nd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Greeks further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Stafylidis in the 60th minute.

The result put the Greek second in Group H with 9 points. Estonia is fourth with 3 points. In their next game, Greece will meet third-placed Bosnia and Herzegovina at the A. Le Coq Arena on November 13, while Estonia will face Belgium.

Fixtures and Results : Group H

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Overview

Estonia at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)

Greece at the World Cup

  • 3 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
2018 World Cup Poster
Estonia
0:2
Greece
0:2 (0:1)
  • 10 October 2016
  • 20:45
  • Tallinn

Group H

TeamPts
Belgium9
Greece9
Bosnia and Herzegovina6
Estonia3
Cyprus0
Gibraltar0

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