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2006 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 2

The 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 2 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised Albania, Denmark, Georgia, Greece, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine.

The group was won by Ukraine, who qualified for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Turkey entered the UEFA qualification play-offs.

It was the first time when Kazakhstan took part in qualification from UEFA region, not AFC.

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StandingsEdit

Legend
Group winners and two best runners-up among all groups directly qualified for the finals
Remaining group runners-up advanced to the play-offs
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Ukraine 12 7 4 1 18 7 +11 25
  Turkey 12 6 5 1 23 9 +14 23
  Denmark 12 6 4 2 24 12 +12 22
  Greece 12 6 3 3 15 9 +6 21
  Albania 12 4 1 7 11 20 −9 13
  Georgia 12 2 4 6 14 25 −11 10
  Kazakhstan 12 0 1 11 6 29 −23 1
               
Ukraine   0–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0
Turkey   0–3 2–2 0–0 2–0 1–1 4–0
Denmark   1–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 6–1 3–0
Greece   0–1 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 3–1
Albania   0–2 0–1 0–2 2–1 3–2 2–1
Georgia   1–1 2–5 2–2 1–3 2–0 0–0
Kazakhstan   1–2 0–6 1–2 1–2 0–1 1–2

ResultsEdit

Denmark  1–1  Ukraine
Jørgensen   9' (Report) Husin   56'
Attendance: 36,335
Turkey  1–1  Georgia
Tekke   49' (Report) Asatiani   85'
Albania  2–1  Greece
Murati   2'
Aliaj   11'
(Report) Giannakopoulos   38'

Georgia  2–0  Albania
Iashvili   15'
Demetradze   90+1'
(Report)
Kazakhstan  1–2  Ukraine
Karpovich   34' (Report) Byelik   14'
Rotan   90'
Greece  0–0  Turkey
(Report)
Attendance: 32,182
Referee: Anders Frisk (Sweden)

Ukraine  1–1  Greece
Shevchenko   48' (Report) Tsiartas   83'
Turkey  4–0  Kazakhstan
Gökdeniz   17'
Nihat   50'
Tekke   90'90+3'
(Report)
Albania  0–2  Denmark
(Report) Jørgensen   52'
Tomasson   72'
Attendance: 14,500

Ukraine  2–0  Georgia
Byelik   12'
Shevchenko   79'
(Report)
Attendance: 28,000
Kazakhstan  0–1  Albania
(Report) Bushi   61'
Denmark  1–1  Turkey
Tomasson   27' (pen.) (Report) Nihat   70'
Attendance: 41,331

Turkey  0–3  Ukraine
(Report) Husyev   8'
Shevchenko   17'88'
Georgia  2–2  Denmark
Demetradze   33'
Asatiani   76'
(Report) Tomasson   7'64'
Greece  3–1  Kazakhstan
Charisteas   24'46'
Katsouranis   85'
(Report) Baltiev   88'

Albania  0–2  Ukraine
(Report) Rusol   40'
Husin   59'
Attendance: 12,000
Greece  2–1  Denmark
Zagorakis   25'
Basinas   32' (pen.)
(Report) Rommedahl   46'
Attendance: 32,430

Turkey  2–0  Albania
Necati   3' (pen.)
Yıldıray Baştürk   5'
(Report)
Attendance: 32,000
Denmark  3–0  Kazakhstan
Møller   10'48'
C. Poulsen   33'
(Report)
Attendance: 20,980
Georgia  1–3  Greece
Asatiani   22' (Report) Kapsis   43'
Vryzas   44'
Giannakopoulos   53'

Ukraine  1–0  Denmark
Voronin   68' (Report)
Georgia  2–5  Turkey
Amisulashvili   13'
Iashvili   40'
(Report) Tolga   12'
Tekke   20'35'
Koray   72'
Tuncay   89'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Terje Hauge (Norway)
Greece  2–0  Albania
Charisteas   33'
Karagounis   84'
(Report)
Attendance: 31,700

Ukraine  2–0  Kazakhstan
Shevchenko   18'
Avdeev   83' (o.g.)
(Report)
Albania  3–2  Georgia
Tare   6'56'
Skela   33'
(Report) Burduli   85'
Kobiashvili   90+4'
Turkey  0–0  Greece
(Report)
Attendance: 26,700
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)

Denmark  3–1  Albania
Larsen   5'47'
Jørgensen   55'
(Report) Bogdani   73'
Attendance: 26,366
Kazakhstan  0–6  Turkey
(Report) Tekke   13'85'
Toraman   15'
Tuncay   41'90'
Halil Altıntop   88'
Attendance: 20,000
Greece  0–1  Ukraine
(Report) Husin   82'

Kazakhstan  1–2  Georgia
Kenzhekhanov   23' (Report) Demetradze   50'82'

Albania  2–1  Kazakhstan
Myrtaj   53'
Bogdani   56'
(Report) Nizovtsev   62'
Attendance: 3,000
Georgia  1–1  Ukraine
Gakhokidze   89' (Report) Rotan   43'
Turkey  2–2  Denmark
Okan   47'
Tümer   80'
(Report) C. Jensen   40'
Larsen   90+3'

Kazakhstan  1–2  Greece
Zhalmagambetov   53' (Report) Giannakopoulos   78'
Liberopoulos   90+4'
Ukraine  0–1  Turkey
(Report) Tümer   55'
Denmark  6–1  Georgia
Jensen   10'
Poulsen   30'
Agger   43'
Tomasson   55'
Larsen   80'84'
(Report) Demetradze   37'
Attendance: 27,177

Ukraine  2–2  Albania
Shevchenko   45'
Rotan   86'
(Report) Bogdani   75'83'
Attendance: 24,000
Denmark  1–0  Greece
Gravgaard   40' (Report)
Georgia  0–0  Kazakhstan
(Report)

Albania  0–1  Turkey
(Report) Tümer   58'
Attendance: 8,000
Greece  1–0  Georgia
Papadopoulos   17' (Report)
Attendance: 28,186
Kazakhstan  1–2  Denmark
Kuchma   86' (Report) Gravgaard   46'
Tomasson   49'

GoalscorersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Albania ordered to play their home match against Georgia as punishment for violence in their previous home match against Ukraine.
  2. ^ a b Georgia ordered to play their home matches against Ukraine and Kazakhstan as punishment for violence in their previous home matches against Greece and Turkey.

See alsoEdit