World Cup Qualifying - European - Group B
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Georgia 1-2 Spain: Dani Olmo's late winner saves Spain

Dani Olmo's stoppage-time winner gave Spain their first victory in the World Cup qualifying campaign

Striker Dani Olmo scored a stoppage-time winner as Spain edged past Georgia in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group B.

Spain, who have not lost a World Cup qualifying game in 28 years, were behind at half-time after Khvicha Kvaratskhelia fired Georgia ahead.

Manchester City's Ferran Torres slid home Jordi Alba's cross to equalise.

Alba was also credited with the assist for Olmo's late long-range effort which gave the visitors a crucial win in front of 15,000 fans.

Georgia's Levan Shengelia was then sent off moments before the final whistle.

Spain, who host Kosovo on Wednesday, drew their opening qualifier 1-1 at home to Greece.

Georgia visit Greece on Wednesday.

Line-ups

Georgia

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Loria
  • 2KakabadzeSubstituted forChabradzeat 79'minutes
  • 4Kashia
  • 23Dvali
  • 5Giorbelidze
  • 21Gvilia
  • 7Kankava
  • 9LobzhanidzeSubstituted forShengeliaat 70'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10KiteishviliSubstituted forBeridzeat 71'minutes
  • 18KvaratskheliaSubstituted forKvekveskiriat 79'minutes
  • 8ZivzivadzeBooked at 18minsSubstituted forKvilitaiaat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Kobakhidze
  • 6Aburjania
  • 11Kvilitaia
  • 12Mamardashvili
  • 13Chabradze
  • 14Grigalava
  • 15Beridze
  • 16Kvekveskiri
  • 17Kupatadze
  • 19Shengelia
  • 20Jigauri
  • 22Parunashvili

Spain

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 23Simón
  • 2PorroBooked at 13minsSubstituted forLlorenteat 65'minutes
  • 3LlorenteBooked at 6minsSubstituted forMartínezat 45'minutes
  • 12García
  • 18Alba
  • 5BusquetsSubstituted forOyarzabalat 73'minutes
  • 11Torres
  • 17RuizSubstituted forThiago Alcántaraat 55'minutes
  • 20González
  • 9GilSubstituted forOlmoat 45'minutes
  • 7Morata

Substitutes

  • 1de Gea
  • 4Martínez
  • 6Canales
  • 8Koke
  • 10Thiago Alcántara
  • 13Sánchez
  • 14Gayà
  • 15Ramos
  • 16Rodri
  • 19Olmo
  • 21Oyarzabal
  • 22Llorente
Referee:
Radu Marian Petrescu

Match Stats

Home TeamGeorgiaAway TeamSpain
Possession
Home21%
Away79%
Shots
Home5
Away9
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Georgia 1, Spain 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Georgia 1, Spain 2.

  3. Dismissal

    Levan Shengelia (Georgia) is shown the red card.

  4. Post update

    Pedri (Spain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Levan Shengelia (Georgia).

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Georgia 1, Spain 2. Dani Olmo (Spain) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

  7. Post update

    Offside, Spain. Thiago tries a through ball, but Ferran Torres is caught offside.

  8. Post update

    Hand ball by Giorgi Kvilitaia (Georgia).

  9. Post update

    Foul by Álvaro Morata (Spain).

  10. Post update

    Grigol Chabradze (Georgia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Pedri (Spain) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Álvaro Morata (Spain) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Thiago with a cross following a corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Spain. Conceded by Valeriane Gvilia.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Spain. Conceded by Levan Shengelia.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Georgia. Grigol Chabradze replaces Otar Kakabadze.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Georgia. Nika Kvekveskiri replaces Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Dani Olmo (Spain) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jordi Alba.

  18. Post update

    Offside, Georgia. Giorgi Kvilitaia tries a through ball, but Giorgi Beridze is caught offside.

  19. Post update

    Dangerous play by Jordi Alba (Spain).

  20. Post update

    Levan Shengelia (Georgia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Serbia21105414
2Portugal21103214
3Luxembourg11001013
4Azerbaijan100101-10
5R. of Ireland200224-20

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden22004046
2Spain21103214
3Greece10101101
4Georgia200213-20
5Kosovo100103-30

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy22004046
2Switzerland22004136
3Lithuania100101-10
4Northern Ireland100102-20
5Bulgaria200215-40

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France21103124
2Finland20203302
3Ukraine20202202
4Bos-Herze10102201
5Kazakhstan100102-20

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep21107344
2Belgium21104224
3Belarus11004223
4Wales100113-20
5Estonia2002410-60

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark2200100106
2Austria21105324
3Scotland20203302
4Faroe Islands201124-21
5Israel201113-21
6Moldova201119-81

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Turkey22007256
2Montenegro22006246
3Netherlands21014403
4Norway21013303
5Latvia200214-30
6Gibraltar200217-60

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Football Union of Russia22005236
2Slovenia21012203
3Croatia21011103
4Slovakia20202202
5Cyprus201101-11
6Malta201135-21

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England22007076
2Poland21106334
3Hungary21106334
4Albania210112-13
5Andorra200204-40
6San Marino200208-80

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany22004046
2Armenia22003036
3North Macedonia21017343
4Romania21013303
5Iceland200205-50
6Liechtenstein200206-60
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