26th March 2013
World Cup Qualifier
Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw
Poland 5-0 San Marino
A glance at the scoreline suggests the usual surrender to a stronger team, albeit with the goals account count not getting as high as might have been feared.
But beyond the scoreline there were a few incidents of real note for San Marino. Firstly, Aldo Simoncini in goal made several decent stops, a couple of which were in the firsts 10 minutes alone. And secondly, a last minute breakaway saw Danilo Rinaldi clean through on goal with only Artur Boruc to beat, and a chance to make a piece of Sammarinese footballing history. Continue reading →
A return to type for Andorra after their exploits against Azerbaijan the other day. As expected, Andorra were simply providing target practice for Poland ahead of their home Euro 2012 campaign, a fact borne out as Poland lead 3-0 by half-time. It could easily have been more, as Poland missed a few decent chances in addition to the ones they put away. Continue reading →