European Championship Qualifying - Group J
Finland1Greece0

Teemu Pukki continues scoring form in Finland win against Greece

Teemu Pukki scores a penalty against Greece
Teemu Pukki was the top scorer in the Championship last season with 29 goals

In-form striker Teemu Pukki continued his superb start to the season as he scored against Greece to keep Finland on track for Euro 2020.

The Norwich City striker has struck five times in four Premier League games - and is only behind Manchester City's Sergio Aguero in the scoring charts.

He converted a penalty in Tampere to settle a game of few chances.

Finland are second in Group J with 12 points from five games, five clear of third-placed Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Italy lead the group by three points after coming from behind to beat Armenia 3-1, while Bosnia-Herzegovina thrashed Liechtenstein 5-0.

The top two teams in each group qualify automatically for next summer's finals.

Line-ups

Finland

  • 1Hrádecky
  • 22Raitala
  • 4Toivio
  • 2Arajuuri
  • 18Uronen
  • 8Lod
  • 14SparvBooked at 57mins
  • 6KamaraBooked at 72mins
  • 13SoiriSubstituted forSchüllerat 90+3'minutes
  • 20TuominenSubstituted forJensenat 87'minutes
  • 10PukkiSubstituted forKarjalainenat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Granlund
  • 5Väisänen
  • 7Karjalainen
  • 9Jensen
  • 11Schüller
  • 12Joronen
  • 15Väisänen
  • 16Pirinen
  • 17Markkula
  • 19Kauko
  • 21Forsell
  • 23Jaakkola

Greece

  • 13Barkas
  • 15TorosidisBooked at 39minsSubstituted forBakakisat 70'minutes
  • 4Manolas
  • 19Papastathopoulos
  • 3Stafylidis
  • 21KourbelisBooked at 45mins
  • 6Bouchalakis
  • 17KolovosSubstituted forPelkasat 60'minutesBooked at 66mins
  • 14Vrousai
  • 16Masouras
  • 9KoulourisSubstituted forPavlidisat 76'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 1Vlachodimos
  • 2Bakakis
  • 5Siovas
  • 7Siopis
  • 8Gonçalves Rodrigues
  • 10Pelkas
  • 11Tsimikas
  • 12Paschalakis
  • 18Fetfatzidis
  • 20Limnios
  • 22Samaris
  • 23Pavlidis
Referee:
Juan Martínez Munuera
Attendance:
16,163

Match Stats

Home TeamFinlandAway TeamGreece
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home8
Away6
Shots on Target
Home2
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Finland 1, Greece 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Finland 1, Greece 0.

Attempt missed. Marios Vrousai (Greece) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michalis Bakakis with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Finland. Rasmus Schüller replaces Pyry Soiri.

Booking

Vangelis Pavlidis (Greece) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Vangelis Pavlidis (Greece).

Jere Uronen (Finland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andreas Bouchalakis (Greece).

Pyry Soiri (Finland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Finland. Fredrik Jensen replaces Jasse Tuominen.

Foul by Dimitrios Pelkas (Greece).

Jasse Tuominen (Finland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Finland. Rasmus Karjalainen replaces Teemu Pukki.

Attempt missed. Robin Lod (Finland) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Glen Kamara.

Attempt blocked. Marios Vrousai (Greece) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Greece. Conceded by Jere Uronen.

Foul by Konstantinos Stafylidis (Greece).

Teemu Pukki (Finland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Vangelis Pavlidis (Greece) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dimitrios Kourbelis.

Foul by Konstantinos Stafylidis (Greece).

Teemu Pukki (Finland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Greece. Vangelis Pavlidis replaces Efthymios Koulouris.

Booking

Glen Kamara (Finland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Sokratis (Greece) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Glen Kamara (Finland).

Substitution

Substitution, Greece. Michalis Bakakis replaces Vasilis Torosidis.

Sokratis (Greece) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jasse Tuominen (Finland).

Attempt missed. Joona Toivio (Finland) header from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Robin Lod following a set piece situation.

Booking

Dimitrios Pelkas (Greece) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Dimitrios Pelkas (Greece).

Glen Kamara (Finland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Offside, Finland. Jasse Tuominen tries a through ball, but Jere Uronen is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Robin Lod (Finland) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Teemu Pukki.

Substitution

Substitution, Greece. Dimitrios Pelkas replaces Dimitris Kolovos.

Foul by Kostas Manolas (Greece).

Teemu Pukki (Finland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Tim Sparv (Finland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Marios Vrousai (Greece) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tim Sparv (Finland).

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England220010196
2Czech Rep320156-16
3Kosovo31205415
4Montenegro4022310-72
5Bulgaria402257-22

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine431081710
2Luxembourg411245-14
3Serbia311157-24
4Portugal20201102
5Lithuania301237-41

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northern Ireland440072512
2Germany3300132119
3Netherlands21016333
4Belarus400419-80
5Estonia3003112-110

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland532062411
2Denmark4220155108
3Switzerland31206425
4Georgia410348-43
5Gibraltar4004012-120

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hungary43016429
2Slovakia32017256
3Croatia32015416
4Wales310223-13
5Azerbaijan3003310-70

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain55001331015
2Sweden5311127510
3Norway522110738
4Romania521212757
5Malta5104212-103
6Faroe Islands5005316-130

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland440080812
2Israel52219818
3Austria42027616
4North Macedonia512268-25
5Slovenia41217345
6Latvia4004113-120

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France430112399
2Turkey43019279
3Iceland43015509
4Albania42025326
5Moldova4103210-83
6Andorra4004010-100

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium44001111012
2Russia4301153129
3Kazakhstan42027706
4Scotland420247-36
5Cyprus41036513
6San Marino4004020-200

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy55001621415
2Finland540172512
3Bos-Herze521210737
4Armenia520389-16
5Greece511369-34
6Liechtenstein5005018-180
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