2010 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 4

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The 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 4 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised 2006 FIFA World Cup hosts Germany along with Russia, Finland, Wales, Azerbaijan and Liechtenstein.

The group was won by Germany, who qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Russia entered the UEFA play-off stage.

Standings[edit]

Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 10 8 2 0 26 5 +21 26
 Russia 10 7 1 2 19 6 +13 22
 Finland 10 5 3 2 14 14 0 18
 Wales 10 4 0 6 9 12 −3 12
 Azerbaijan 10 1 2 7 4 14 −10 5
 Liechtenstein 10 0 2 8 2 23 −21 2
  Azerbaijan Finland Germany Liechtenstein Russia Wales
Azerbaijan  1–2 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–1
Finland  1–0 3–3 2–1 0–3 2–1
Germany  4–0 1–1 4–0 2–1 1–0
Liechtenstein  0–2 1–1 0–6 0–1 0–2
Russia  2–0 3–0 0–1 3–0 2–1
Wales  1–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–3


Matches[edit]

The fixtures for the group were determined on 10 January 2008, after a meeting between representatives of each nation in Frankfurt, Germany.[1] The August 2009 date in the international match calendar was moved forward by one week, from 19 August 2009 to 12 August 2009, at the FIFA Executive Committee meeting on 27 May 2008.[2]


Wales  1–0  Azerbaijan
Vokes Goal 83' Report

Liechtenstein  0–6  Germany
Report Podolski Goal 21'48'
Rolfes Goal 64'
Schweinsteiger Goal 65'
Hitzlsperger Goal 75'
Westermann Goal 86'
Attendance: 6,021

Russia  2–1  Wales
Pavlyuchenko Goal 22' (pen.)
Pogrebnyak Goal 81'
Report Ledley Goal 67'
Attendance: 28,000

Azerbaijan  0–0  Liechtenstein
Report
Attendance: 25,000

Finland  3–3  Germany
Johansson Goal 33'
Väyrynen Goal 43'
Sjölund Goal 53'
Report Klose Goal 38'45'83'

Finland  1–0  Azerbaijan
Forssell Goal 61' (pen.) Report

Wales  2–0  Liechtenstein
Edwards Goal 42'
Frick Goal 80' (o.g.)
Report
Attendance: 13,356

Germany  2–1  Russia
Podolski Goal 9'
Ballack Goal 28'
Report Arshavin Goal 51'
Attendance: 65,607

Russia  3–0  Finland
Pasanen Goal 23' (o.g.)
Lampi Goal 65' (o.g.)
Arshavin Goal 88'
Report
Attendance: 28,000

Germany  1–0  Wales
Trochowski Goal 72' Report
Attendance: 44,500

Russia  2–0  Azerbaijan
Pavlyuchenko Goal 32'
Zyryanov Goal 71'
Report
Attendance: 62,000

Wales  0–2  Finland
Report Johansson Goal 42'
Kuqi Goal 90+1'

Germany  4–0  Liechtenstein
Ballack Goal 4'
Jansen Goal 9'
Schweinsteiger Goal 48'
Podolski Goal 50'
Report
Attendance: 43,368

Liechtenstein  0–1  Russia
Report Zyryanov Goal 38'

Wales  0–2  Germany
Report Ballack Goal 11'
Williams Goal 48' (o.g.)
Attendance: 26,064
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)

Azerbaijan  0–1  Wales
Report Edwards Goal 42'

Finland  2–1  Liechtenstein
Forssell Goal 33'
Johansson Goal 71'
Report Frick Goal 13'

Finland  0–3  Russia
Report Kerzhakov Goal 26'53'
Zyryanov Goal 71'

Azerbaijan  0–2  Germany
Report Schweinsteiger Goal 11'
Klose Goal 53'

Azerbaijan  1–2  Finland
Məmmədov Goal 49' Report Tihinen Goal 74'
Johansson Goal 85'
Attendance: 12,000

Russia  3–0  Liechtenstein
V. Berezutski Goal 17'
Pavlyuchenko Goal 40' (pen.)45' (pen.)
Report

Liechtenstein  1–1  Finland
Polverino Goal 75' Report Litmanen Goal 74' (pen.)

Germany  4–0  Azerbaijan
Ballack Goal 14' (pen.)
Klose Goal 55'65'
Podolski Goal 71'
Report
Attendance: 35,369

Wales  1–3  Russia
Collins Goal 53' Report Semshov Goal 36'
Ignashevich Goal 71'
Pavlyuchenko Goal 90+1'
Attendance: 14,505

Finland  2–1  Wales
Porokara Goal 5'
Moisander Goal 77'
Report Bellamy Goal 17'

Russia  0–1  Germany
Report Klose Goal 35'
Attendance: 72,100

Liechtenstein  0–2  Azerbaijan
Report Javadov Goal 55'
Məmmədov Goal 82'

Azerbaijan  1–1  Russia
Javadov Goal 54' Report Arshavin Goal 13'
Attendance: 17,000
Referee: Howard Webb (England)

Germany  1–1  Finland
Podolski Goal 90' Report Johansson Goal 11'
Attendance: 51,500

Liechtenstein  0–2  Wales
Report Vaughan Goal 16'
Ramsey Goal 80'
Attendance: 1,858
Referee: Sten Kaldma (Estonia)

Goalscorers[edit]

There were 74 goals scored over the 30 games, an average of 2.46 goals per game.

7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 own goal

Attendances[edit]

Team Highest Lowest Average
 Azerbaijan 26,728 12,000 22,046
 Finland 37,150 14,000 26,195
 Germany 65,607 35,369 48,069
 Liechtenstein 6,021 1,635 3,665
 Russia 72,100 21,000 42,020
 Wales 26,064 13,356 18,727

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wales announce World Cup fixtures". BBC Sport. 10 January 2008. Retrieved 10 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Unanimous support for 6+5, FIFA Club World Cup hosts revealed". FIFA. Archived from the original on 6 February 2009.