Euro 2008 Qualification: Georgia vs. Scotland

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

October 17, 2007
21:00 (UTC+3)
Georgia 2 – 0 Scotland Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi
Attendance: 55,500
Referee: Knut Kircher
Levan Mchedlidze Scored after 16 minutes 16'
Jaba Kankava Booked after 61 minutes 61'
David Siradze Scored after 64 minutes 64'
Levan Kenia Substituted off after 79 minutes 79'
Ilia Kandelaki Substituted on after 79 minutes 79'
Levan Mchedlidze Substituted off after 85 minutes 85'
Alexandre Kvakhadze Substituted on after 85 minutes 85'
David Siradze Substituted off after 89 minutes 89'
Lasha Jakobia Substituted on after 89 minutes 89'
Malkhaz Asatiani Booked after 90+5 minutes 90+5'
Match Report Booked after 61 minutes 61' Stephen McManus
Substituted off after 66 minutes 66' Kenny Miller
Substituted on after 66 minutes 66' Craig Beattie
Substituted off after 66 minutes 66' Stephen Pearson
Substituted on after 66 minutes 66' Kris Boyd
Booked after 72 minutes 72' Craig Beattie

Scotland were defeated 2-0 by Georgia in Group B of UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying.

Seventeen-year-old Levan Mchedlidze, in his second match for Georgia, gave the home side the lead after 16 minutes with a header. Scotland could not convert any of their opportunities, and Georgia sealed the victory in the 64th minute with a goal from David Siradze.

Georgia are already eliminated from qualification and lie sixth in Group B. Scotland are second in the group, behind France and one point ahead of world champions Italy. However Italy have a game in hand over Scotland, who may need to beat Italy in their final match to qualify.