ATHENS, Oct. 10, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Greece defeated Gibraltar by a big score of 4-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup qualifying game on Tuesday night at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens.
Kostas Mitroglou scored dual goals
Greece dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by defender Vasilis Torosidis in the 32nd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Greeks further widened their lead in the second period by scoring three times (Mitroglou '61, '63 and Gianniotas '78).Greece and Gibraltar both qualify for the next round of the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
Greece at the World Cup
- 3 appearances (first in 1994)
- 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
Gibraltar at the World Cup
- Never qualified
- 1 participation in the qualifications