Monthly Archives: November 2016

World Cup Qualifier: Cyprus 3-1 Gibraltar

13th November 2016
World Cup Qualifier
GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus 3-1 Gibraltar

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What ultimately ended with a disappointing result for Gibraltar, was actually a fairly encouraging and solid performance.

In scoring only Gibraltar’s second ever World Cup goal, Lee Casciaro had put Gibraltar in the mix for a stunning, if unlikely, draw. Sadly that wasn’t to be, with Cyprus sealing the win in the final quarter of the game. Continue reading

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Cyprus v. Gibraltar

13th November 2016
World Cup Qualifier
GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus

Cyprus v. Gibraltar

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This Sunday evening sees the first ever clash between Cyprus and Gibraltar in European World Cup qualification, with both sides languishing at the bottom of the Group H table after three matches, neither side having picked up a point so far.

However, Gibraltar have achieved something that Cyprus are yet to in this current campaign, namely scoring a goal. Cyprus have lost by three to Belgium, and two to both Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina. That poor start does leave Cyprus above Gibraltar on goal difference however, in spite of Liam Walker’s strike for Gibraltar against Greece. Continue reading