European Championship Qualifying - Group B
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Israel 0-1 Belgium

Vincent Kompany
Belgium are unbeaten in their first five qualifying matches

Belgium knocked Wales off top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group as Marouane Fellaini's early goal gave them a narrow win over Israel.

The Manchester United midfielder scored from close range as Belgium went above Wales on goal difference in Group B.

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany was sent off for a second booking on 64 minutes by English referee Mark Clattenburg.

Israel are two points behind Wales with the top two qualifying for France 2016.

Defender Kompany will be suspended for Belgium's next match - away to Wales in June - where both sides will look to preserve their unbeaten records.

Line-ups

Israel

  • 18Marciano
  • 21DganiBooked at 17mins
  • 3Ben Haim
  • 5Gershon
  • 20Ben HarushSubstituted forBardaat 84'minutes
  • 6Natcho
  • 4Bitton
  • 13YeiniBooked at 54minsSubstituted forRefaelovat 67'minutesBooked at 87mins
  • 7Zahavi
  • 8HemedSubstituted forBen Haimat 45'minutes
  • 14Sahar

Substitutes

  • 1Harosh
  • 2Dasa
  • 9Refaelov
  • 10Barda
  • 11Shechter
  • 12Ben Haim
  • 15Tawatha
  • 16Kayal
  • 17Bar Buzaglo
  • 19Kahat
  • 22Muanes
  • 23Haimov

Belgium

  • 1Courtois
  • 2AlderweireldBooked at 19mins
  • 4KompanyBooked at 64mins
  • 3LombaertsBooked at 75mins
  • 5Vertonghen
  • 8Fellaini
  • 16NainggolanSubstituted forOrigiat 86'minutes
  • 6Witsel
  • 7De Bruyne
  • 9BentekeSubstituted forDenayerat 67'minutes
  • 10E HazardSubstituted forChadliat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Ferreira-Carrasco
  • 12Mignolet
  • 13Gillet
  • 14Mertens
  • 15Deschacht
  • 17Origi
  • 18Denayer
  • 19Dembélé
  • 20Batshuayi
  • 21Vanden Borre
  • 22Chadli
  • 23Ciman
Referee:
Mark Clattenburg

Match Stats

Home TeamIsraelAway TeamBelgium
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home12
Away17
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Israel 0, Belgium 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Israel 0, Belgium 1.

Corner, Israel. Conceded by Nicolas Lombaerts.

Foul by Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium).

Rami Gershon (Israel) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Axel Witsel (Belgium).

Elianiv Barda (Israel) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Nir Bitton (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Tal Ben Haim.

Foul by Divock Origi (Belgium).

Ben Sahar (Israel) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Divock Origi (Belgium) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Axel Witsel.

Booking

Lior Refaelov (Israel) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Divock Origi (Belgium) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lior Refaelov (Israel).

Attempt missed. Bebras Natcho (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Tal Ben Haim following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Belgium. Divock Origi replaces Radja Nainggolan.

Foul by Axel Witsel (Belgium).

Orel Dgani (Israel) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marouane Fellaini (Belgium).

Tal Ben Haim (Israel) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Israel. Elianiv Barda replaces Omri Ben Harush.

Axel Witsel (Belgium) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nir Bitton (Israel).

Attempt blocked. Orel Dgani (Israel) right footed shot from long range on the right is blocked. Assisted by Lior Refaelov.

Attempt missed. Tal Ben Haim (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Nir Bitton.

Hand ball by Lior Refaelov (Israel).

Attempt saved. Toby Alderweireld (Belgium) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Axel Witsel.

Corner, Israel. Conceded by Marouane Fellaini.

Attempt blocked. Eran Zahavi (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Nicolas Lombaerts (Belgium) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nicolas Lombaerts (Belgium).

Tal Ben Haim (Israel) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Belgium. Kevin De Bruyne tries a through ball, but Axel Witsel is caught offside.

Attempt saved. Ben Sahar (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tal Ben Haim.

Corner, Belgium. Conceded by Omri Ben Harush.

Attempt missed. Axel Witsel (Belgium) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jan Vertonghen with a cross.

Attempt missed. Eran Zahavi (Israel) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Bebras Natcho following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Israel. Lior Refaelov replaces Sherran Yeini.

Substitution

Substitution, Belgium. Jason Denayer replaces Christian Benteke.

Foul by Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium).

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep5410116513
2Iceland54011221012
3Netherlands521211657
4Turkey512268-25
5Latvia5032211-93
6Kazakhstan5014413-91

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium53201311211
2Wales532072511
3Israel53029639
4Cyprus5203910-16
5Bos-Herze512256-15
6Andorra5005220-180

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Slovakia5500112915
2Spain54011431112
3Ukraine53026249
4Belarus5113410-64
5Macedonia5104512-73
6Luxembourg5014314-111

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland53201631311
2Germany531194510
3Scotland5311115610
4R. of Ireland522111478
5Georgia510449-53
6Gibraltar5005127-260

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England55001511415
2Slovenia530210469
3Switzerland530211389
4Lithuania5203310-76
5Estonia511315-44
6San Marino5014017-171

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Romania541071613
2Northern Ireland540184412
3Hungary52214318
4Finland511357-24
5Faroe Islands510427-53
6Greece502315-42

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria5410102813
2Sweden52307349
3Russia41216335
4Montenegro41213215
5Liechtenstein5113111-104
6Moldova501428-61

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia54101521313
2Italy532084411
3Norway530278-19
4Bulgaria512267-15
5Azerbaijan5104411-73
6Malta501419-81

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portugal43014229
2Denmark42116427
3Albania421145-17
4Serbia41126601
5Armenia401336-31
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