• FT

    Israel

    3

    Portugal

    3

  • FT

    Bulgaria

    6

    Malta

    0

  • FT

    Croatia

    2

    Serbia

    0

  • FT

    Slovenia

    1

    Iceland

    2

  • FT

    Kazakhstan

    0

    Germany

    3

  • FT

    Norway

    0

    Albania

    1

  • FT

    Andorra

    0

    Turkey

    2

  • FT

    Liechtenstei

    1

    Latvia

    1

  • FT

    Slovakia

    1

    Lithuania

    1

  • FT

    Luxembourg

    0

    Azerbaijan

    0

  • FT

    Austria

    6

    Faroe Island

    0

  • FT

    Czech Rep

    0

    Denmark

    3

  • FT

    Hungary

    2

    Romania

    2

  • FT

    Moldova

    0

    Montenegro

    1

  • FT

    Netherlands

    3

    Estonia

    0

  • FT

    Bosnia-Herz

    3

    Greece

    1

  • FT

    Macedonia

    0

    Belgium

    2

  • FT

    Poland

    1

    Ukraine

    3

  • FT

    Spain

    1

    Finland

    1

  • FT

    Sweden

    0

    Rep of Ire

    0

  • FT

    France

    3

    Georgia

    1

  • FT

    San Marino

    0

    England

    8

  • FT

    Scotland

    1

    Wales

    2

WORLD CUP QUALIFYING - UEFA

Stozice Stadium

Attendance: 5500

* Local time based on your geographic location.

Slovenia

  • Milivoje Novakovic 34'

1 - 2

FT

Iceland

  • Gylfi Sigurdsson 55'
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson 78'
Watch Live on: ESPN3.com

Slovenia 1-2 Iceland

Tottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals to sink Slovenia and keep Iceland's hopes of World Cup qualification alive.

Sigurdsson struck the winner in the 78th minute with a right-foot shot from the centre of the penalty box after being played in by former Chelsea veteran Eidur Gudjohnsen.

Gudjohnsen, 34, had been on the pitch just two minutes after coming off the bench to replace Emil Hallfredsson.

The three points take Iceland on to nine in Group E and they were a just reward for their perseverance after a niggly match littered with fouls.

Milivoje Novakovic, Slovenia's 33-year-old spearhead who plies his trade in Japan's J League with Omiya Ardija, had put the hosts ahead in the first half.

Novakovic, who had earlier been shown the yellow card for a foul, sent a left-foot shot from the right side of the box sailing into the top left corner.

Sigurdsson, however, demonstrated his reputation as a dead-ball specialist when he blasted a right-foot shot into the top corner for a 55th-minute equaliser after Birkir Bjarnason had been fouled on the edge of the penalty area.

Sigurdsson struck the winner in the 78th minute with a right-foot shot from the centre of the penalty box after being played in by former Chelsea veteran Eidur Gudjohnsen.

Slovenia pressed for the winner in a hectic second half, forcing a string of corners, but they could not make their territorial dominance pay.

Instead it was Iceland who took advantage with Sigurdsson's winner 12 minutes from full-time.

As a result, Iceland remain on three points with just one win from their five matches.

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Scoring Summary

  • Slovenia
  • Iceland

Match Stats

  • Slovenia
  • Iceland
19(5) Shots (on goal) 8(3)
13 Fouls 14
12 Corner kicks 2
1 Offsides 1
51% Time of Possession 49%
1 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
1 Saves 4

Teams

  • Slovenia
  • Iceland
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