2006 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group 3

The 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 3 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised Estonia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Portugal, Russia and Slovakia.

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

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification              
1   Portugal 12 9 3 0 35 5 +30 30 Qualification to 2006 FIFA World Cup 2–0 7–1 4–0 3–0 2–1 6–0
2   Slovakia 12 6 5 1 24 8 +16 23 Advance to second round 1–1 0–0 1–0 4–1 7–0 3–1
3   Russia 12 6 5 1 23 12 +11 23 0–0 1–1 4–0 2–0 2–0 5–1
4   Estonia 12 5 2 5 16 17 −1 17 0–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 4–0
5   Latvia 12 4 3 5 18 21 −3 15 0–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 4–0
6   Liechtenstein 12 2 2 8 13 23 −10 8 2–2 0–0 1–2 1–2 1–3 3–0
7   Luxembourg 12 0 0 12 5 48 −43 0 0–5 0–4 0–4 0–2 3–4 0–4

MatchesEdit

Liechtenstein  1–2  Estonia
D'Elia   49' (Report) Viikmäe   34'
Lindpere   80'
Slovakia  3–1  Luxembourg
Vittek   26'
Greško   48'
Demo   89'
(Report) Strasser   2'
Attendance: 5,016

Estonia  4–0  Luxembourg
Teever   7'
Schauls   41' (o.g.)
Oper   61'
Viikmäe   67'
(Report)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Alan Kelly (Ireland)
Russia  1–1  Slovakia
Bulykin   14' (Report) Vittek   87'
Attendance: 11,500
Latvia  0–2  Portugal
(Report) Ronaldo   57'
Pauleta   58'
Attendance: 9,500
Referee: Graham Poll (England)

Luxembourg  3–4  Latvia
Braun   11'
Leweck   55'
Cardoni   62'
(Report) Verpakovskis   4'
Zemļinskis   40' (pen.)
Hoffmann   65' (o.g.)
Prohorenkovs   67'
Slovakia  7–0  Liechtenstein
Vittek   15', 59', 81'
Karhan   42'
Németh   84'
Mintál   85'
Zabavník   90+2'
(Report)
Portugal  4–0  Estonia
Ronaldo   75'
Postiga   83', 90+1'
Pauleta   86'
(Report)

Luxembourg  0–4  Russia
(Report) Sychev   56', 69', 86'
Arshavin   62'
Slovakia  4–1  Latvia
Németh   46'
L. Reiter   50'
Karhan   55', 87'
(Report) Verpakovskis   3'
Attendance: 13,025
Liechtenstein  2–2  Portugal
Burgmeier   48'
T. Beck   76'
(Report) Pauleta   23'
Hasler   39' (o.g.)

Latvia  2–2  Estonia
Astafjevs   65'
Laizāns   82'
(Report) Oper   72'
Teever   79'
Attendance: 8,500
Luxembourg  0–4  Liechtenstein
(Report) Stocklasa   41'
Burgmeier   44', 85'
M. Frick   57' (pen.)
Portugal  7–1  Russia
Pauleta   26'
Ronaldo   39', 69'
Deco   45'
Simão   82'
Petit   89', 90+2'
(Report) Arshavin   79'

Russia  4–0  Estonia
Karyaka   23'
Izmailov   25'
Sychev   32'
Loskov   67' (pen.)
(Report)
Attendance: 29,000
Liechtenstein  1–3  Latvia
M. Frick   32' (Report) Verpakovskis   7'
Zemļinskis   57'
Prohorenkovs   89'
Attendance: 1,460
Luxembourg  0–5  Portugal
(Report) Federspiel   11' (o.g.)
Ronaldo   28'
Maniche   52'
Pauleta   67', 82'

Liechtenstein  1–2  Russia
T. Beck   40' (Report) Kerzhakov   23'
Karyaka   37'
Attendance: 2,400
Estonia  1–2  Slovakia
Oper   57' (Report) Mintál   58'
L. Reiter   65'

Estonia  1–1  Russia
Terehhov   63' (Report) Arshavin   18'
Slovakia  1–1  Portugal
Karhan   8' (pen.) (Report) Postiga   62'
Attendance: 21,000
Referee: Alain Sars (France)
Latvia  4–0  Luxembourg
Bleidelis   32'
Laizāns   38' (pen.)
Verpakovskis   73', 90'
(Report)
Attendance: 8,203

Estonia  2–0  Liechtenstein
Stepanov   27'
Oper   57'
(Report)
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Mark Whitby (Wales)
Russia  2–0  Latvia
Arshavin   56'
Loskov   78' (pen.)
(Report)
Portugal  2–0  Slovakia
Meira   21'
Ronaldo   42'
(Report)
Attendance: 64,000

Latvia  1–0  Liechtenstein
Bleidelis   17' (Report)
Attendance: 8,000
Luxembourg  0–4  Slovakia
(Report) Németh   5'
Mintál   15'
Kisel   54'
L. Reiter   60'
Attendance: 2,108
Referee: Rob Styles (England)
Estonia  0–1  Portugal
(Report) Ronaldo   32'
Attendance: 10,280
Referee: Mike Riley (England)

Latvia  1–1  Russia
Astafjevs   6' (Report) Arshavin   24'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: Graham Poll (England)
Liechtenstein  0–0  Slovakia
(Report)
Attendance: 1,150

Estonia  2–1  Latvia
Oper   11'
Smirnov   71'
(Report) Laizāns   90'
Russia  2–0  Liechtenstein
Kerzhakov   27', 66' (Report)
Attendance: 18,123
Portugal  6–0  Luxembourg
Andrade   24'
Carvalho   30'
Pauleta   38', 57'
Simão   80', 85'
(Report)
Attendance: 25,300

Latvia  1–1  Slovakia
Laizāns   74' (Report) Vittek   35'
Attendance: 8,800
Russia  0–0  Portugal
(Report)
Attendance: 28,800
Referee: Markus Merk (Germany)
Liechtenstein  3–0  Luxembourg
M. Frick   38'
Fischer   77'
T. Beck   92'
(Report)
Attendance: 2,300

Slovakia  1–0  Estonia
Hlinka   72' (Report)
Attendance: 12,800
Russia  5–1  Luxembourg
Izmailov   7'
Kerzhakov   18'
Pavlyuchenko   65'
Kirichenko   74', 90+3'
(Report) C. Reiter   52' (pen.)
Attendance: 20,000
Portugal  2–1  Liechtenstein
Pauleta   48'
Nuno Gomes   85'
(Report) Fischer   32'

Portugal  3–0  Latvia
Pauleta   20', 22'
Viana   86'
(Report)
Attendance: 35,000
Luxembourg  0–2  Estonia
(Report) Oper   7', 78'
Slovakia  0–0  Russia
(Report)
Attendance: 22,317

GoalscorersEdit

11 goals
7 goals
6 goals
5 goals
4 goals
3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 owl goal

See alsoEdit