World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Finland beats Kosovo 1-0

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SHKODëR, Sep. 5, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Finland defeated Kosovo by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Loro Boriçi Stadium in Shkodër.

Kosovo made the Finnishs doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Pukki with just 7 minutes remaining in regulation time.

The result put the Finnish 5th in Group I with 7 points. Kosovo is bottom with one point. In their next game, Finland will meet group leaders Croatia at the Loro Boriçi Stadium on October 6, while Kosovo will face Ukraine.

Fixtures and Results : Group I

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Overview

Kosovo at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 1 participation in the qualifications

Finland at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1938)
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Kosovo
0:1
Finland
0:1 (0:0)
  • 5 September 2017
  • 20:45
  • Shkodër

Group I

TeamPts
Croatia16
Iceland16
Turkey14
Ukraine14
Finland7
Kosovo1

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