2022 FIFA World Cup qualification – UEFA Group G

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group G was one of the ten UEFA groups in the World Cup qualification tournament to decide which teams would qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals tournament in Qatar.[1] Group G consisted of six teams: Gibraltar, Latvia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway and Turkey.[2] The teams played against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format.[3]

The group winners, Netherlands, qualified directly for the World Cup finals, while the runners-up, Turkey, advanced to the second round (play-offs).

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Netherlands 10 7 2 1 33 8 +25 23 Qualification for 2022 FIFA World Cup 6–1 2–0 4–0 2–0 6–0
2   Turkey 10 6 3 1 27 16 +11 21 Advance to play-offs 4–2 1–1 2–2 3–3 6–0
3   Norway 10 5 3 2 15 8 +7 18 1–1 0–3 2–0 0–0 5–1
4   Montenegro 10 3 3 4 14 15 −1 12 2–2 1–2 0–1 0–0 4–1
5   Latvia 10 2 3 5 11 14 −3 9 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 3–1
6   Gibraltar 10 0 0 10 4 43 −39 0 0–7 0–3 0–3 0–3 1–3
Source: FIFA, UEFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

MatchesEdit

The fixture list was confirmed by UEFA on 8 December 2020, the day following the draw.[4][5][6] Times are CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Turkey  4–2  Netherlands
  • Yılmaz   15', 34' (pen.), 81'
  • Çalhanoğlu   46'
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Gibraltar  0–3  Norway
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Latvia  1–2  Montenegro
J. Ikaunieks   40' Report (FIFA)
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Jovetić   41', 83'

Montenegro  4–1  Gibraltar
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Netherlands  2–0  Latvia
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Norway  0–3  Turkey
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Gibraltar  0–7  Netherlands
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Montenegro  0–1  Norway
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Turkey  3–3  Latvia
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Latvia  3–1  Gibraltar
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Norway  1–1  Netherlands
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Turkey  2–2  Montenegro
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Attendance: 12,472[20]

Latvia  0–2  Norway
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Attendance: 2,520[21]
Referee: David Fuxman (Israel)
Gibraltar  0–3  Turkey
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Netherlands  4–0  Montenegro
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Montenegro  0–0  Latvia
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Attendance: 2,134[24]
Referee: Harm Osmers (Germany)
Netherlands  6–1  Turkey
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Norway  5–1  Gibraltar
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Gibraltar  0–3  Montenegro
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Latvia  0–1  Netherlands
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Turkey  1–1  Norway
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Latvia  1–2  Turkey
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Attendance: 2,453[30]
Netherlands  6–0  Gibraltar
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Norway  2–0  Montenegro
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Attendance: 23,748[32]

Norway  0–0  Latvia
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Attendance: 24,376[33]
Turkey  6–0  Gibraltar
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Montenegro  2–2  Netherlands
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Gibraltar  1–3  Latvia
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Montenegro  1–2  Turkey
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Attendance: 2,885[37]
Netherlands  2–0  Norway
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GoalscorersEdit

There were 104 goals scored in 30 matches, for an average of 3.47 goals per match.

12 goals

5 goals

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

1 own goal

DisciplineEdit

A player was automatically suspended for the next match for the following offences:[39]

  • Receiving a red card (red card suspensions could be extended for serious offences)
  • Receiving two yellow cards in two different matches (yellow card suspensions were carried forward to the play-offs, but not the finals or any other future international matches)

The following suspensions were served during the qualifying matches:

Team Player Offence(s) Suspended for match(es)
  Gibraltar Louie Annesley   vs Norway (24 March 2021)
  vs Latvia (1 September 2021)
vs Turkey (4 September 2021)
Tjay De Barr   vs Netherlands (30 March 2021)
  vs Turkey (4 September 2021)
vs Norway (7 September 2021)
Kyle Goldwin   vs Montenegro (27 March 2021)
  vs Montenegro (8 October 2021)
vs Netherlands (11 October 2021)
Aymen Mouelhi   vs Norway (24 March 2021)
  vs Norway (7 September 2021)
vs Montenegro (8 October 2021)
Jayce Olivero   vs Turkey (13 November 2021) vs Latvia (16 November 2021)
  Latvia Antonijs Černomordijs   vs Montenegro (24 March 2021)
  vs Gibraltar (1 September 2021)
vs Norway (4 September 2021)
Eduards Emsis   vs Turkey (30 March 2021)
  vs Norway (13 November 2021)
vs Gibraltar (16 November 2021)
Vladislavs Fjodorovs   vs Turkey (30 March 2021)
  vs Norway (4 September 2021)
vs Montenegro (7 September 2021)
Vladislavs Gutkovskis   vs Norway (4 September 2021)
  vs Montenegro (7 September 2021)
vs Netherlands (8 October 2021)
Vladimirs Kamešs   vs Montenegro (24 March 2021)
  vs Turkey (30 March 2021)
vs Gibraltar (1 September 2021)
Krišs Kārkliņš   vs Montenegro (24 March 2021)
  vs Netherlands (27 March 2021)
vs Turkey (30 March 2021)
  Montenegro Uroš Đurđević   vs Turkey (1 September 2021)
  vs Latvia (7 September 2021)
vs Gibraltar (8 October 2021)
Stefan Savić   vs Turkey (1 September 2021)
  vs Netherlands (4 September 2021)
vs Latvia (7 September 2021)
Marko Vešović     vs Norway (11 October 2021) vs Netherlands (13 November 2021)
Igor Vujačić   vs Latvia (24 March 2021)
  vs Turkey (1 September 2021)
vs Netherlands (4 September 2021)
  Netherlands Daley Blind   vs Latvia (27 March 2021)
  vs Norway (1 September 2021)
vs Montenegro (4 September 2021)
Matthijs de Ligt   vs Czech Republic in UEFA Euro 2020 (27 June 2021) vs Norway (1 September 2021)[40]
Georginio Wijnaldum   vs Turkey (24 March 2021)
  vs Turkey (7 September 2021)
vs Latvia (8 October 2021)
  Norway Stian Gregersen   vs Turkey (27 March 2021)
  vs Montenegro (11 October 2021)
vs Latvia (13 November 2021)
Alexander Sørloth   vs Turkey (27 March 2021)
  vs Montenegro (30 March 2021)
vs Netherlands (1 September 2021)
Morten Thorsby   vs Netherlands (1 September 2021)
  vs Turkey (8 October 2021)
vs Montenegro (11 October 2021)
Kristian Thorstvedt   vs Turkey (27 March 2021) vs Montenegro (30 March 2021)
vs Netherlands (1 September 2021)[41]
  Turkey Ozan Kabak   vs Netherlands (24 March 2021)
  vs Netherlands (7 September 2021)
vs Norway (8 October 2021)
Orkun Kökçü   vs Gibraltar (4 September 2021)
  vs Netherlands (7 September 2021)
Mert Müldür   vs Norway (27 March 2021)
  vs Gibraltar (13 November 2021)
vs Montenegro (16 November 2021)
Çağlar Söyüncü     vs Netherlands (7 September 2021) vs Norway (8 October 2021)
Yusuf Yazıcı   vs Norway (8 October 2021)
  vs Latvia (11 October 2021)
vs Gibraltar (13 November 2021)
Burak Yılmaz   vs Netherlands (24 March 2021)
  vs Montenegro (1 September 2021)
vs Gibraltar (4 September 2021)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ CET (UTC+1) for matches until 27 March and from 31 October (matchday 1–2 and 9–10), and CEST (UTC+2) for matches from 28 March to 30 October 2021 (matchday 3–8).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the match was played behind closed doors.
  3. ^ The Norway v Turkey match, originally to be played at Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo, was moved to Estadio La Rosaleda, Málaga (Spain), due to the travel ban in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway.[12]

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