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  • Russia 3-1 Armenia: Pavlyuchenko hat-trick

    Roman Pavlyuchenko to be a Russian victory star over Armenia in Euro 2012 qualifying. Three goals are made ​​to give 'Red Bear' victory 3-1 and topped Group B while

    Compete at the Luzhniki Stadium on Saturday (06/04/2011) , Russia left behind first in minute 25. Marco Pizzelli surprise host public when she break goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev and bring Armenia 1-0.

    But these conditions do not last long because two minutes later Pavlyuchenko able to equalize through goals made​​. The 1-1 score lasted until halftime.

    The second round run 14 minutes behind the Russian finally beat Armenia. Back Pavlyuchenko who listed his name on the scoreboard and changing the position to be 2-1 through tedangan his right leg.

    Russia's third goal while completing a hat-trick on 73 minutes Pavlyuchenko created from the execution of the penalty. The referee pointed to the spot following a breach made ​​Sargis Hovsepyan on Yuri Zhirkov. Russia ahead 3-1.

    No additional goals created in the rest of the game that ensures Russia reap the victory to add three additional points. Ussia Dick Advocaat's squad rose to the top of Group B with 13 points from six matches results.

    But the Russian position is still probably shifted back to order two if Slovakia can beat Andorra in a match that will take place a few hours ahead.

    Team Line-up:

    Russia: Igor Akinfeev, Sergei Ignashevich, Vasili Berezutsky, Aleksandr Aniukov (Renat Yanbaev 74), Yuri Zhirkov, Konstatin Zurianov (Alan Dzagoev 81), Igor Semshov (Dennis Glushakov 69), Dmitri Torbinsky, Igor Denisov, Andrei Arshavin, Roman Pavlyuchenko

    Armenia: Roman Berezovsky, Sargis Hovsepyan, Robert Arzumanyan, Grayr Mkoyan, Levon Hayrapetyan, Levon Pachajyan (Edgar Manucharyan 57), Karlen Mkrtchain (artak Edigaryan 89), Yura Movsisyan, Henrikh Mkhitarian, Gevorg Ghazarian, Marcos Pinheiro Pizelli (Artur Edigaryan 67)

    Euro 2012 Qualifying Group B Standings:
    1 Russia 6 4 1 1 9-4 13
    2 Ireland 5 3 1 1 9-6 10
    3 Slovakia 3 5 3 1 1 5-4 10
    4 Armenia 4 6 2 2 2 10-7 8
    5 Macedonia 5 5 1 1 3 5-6 4
    6 Andorra 6 5 0 0 5 1-12 0


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