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Group H is basically a remake of one of the groups from Euro 2012 qualifying. :D England and Montenegro. But you also add in Poland and Ukraine, and this is a tough group. SO the first set of results --

Montenegro 2-2 Poland
Moldova 0-5 England

On September 11th, all teams will be playing. The matches are:

San Marino vs. Montenegro
Poland vs. Moldova
England vs. Ukraine

I think England and Ukraine will top the group, with Montenegro and Poland being very close to second as well.
 

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2014 FIFA WORLD CUP BRAZIL

EUROPE Qualifying


GROUP H​

07/09/2012
Moldova 0-5 England
(Lampard 3' pen., 29', Defoe 32', Milner 74', Baines 83')

Montenegro 2-2 Poland
(Drincic 27', Vucinic 45'+2'; Blaszczykowski 6' pen., Mierzejewski 55')

11/09/2012
England 1-1 Ukraine
(Lampard 87' pen.; Konoplyanka 38')

San Marino 0-6 Montenegro
(Djordjevic 24', Beciraj 25', 52', Zverotic 69', Delibasic 78', 82')

Poland 2-0 Moldova
(Blaszczykowski 33' pen., Wawrzyniak 81')

Current Standings
1 Montenegro ....2G 1W 1D 0L 8-2 4P
2 England ...........2G 1W 1D 0L 6-1 4P
3 Poland ..............2G 1W 1D 0L 4-2 4P
4 Ukraine ..............1G 0W 1D 0L 1-1 1P
5 San Marino ...........1G 0W 0D 1L 0-6 0P
6 Moldova ................2G 0W 0D 2L 0-7 0P




 

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I'm surprised at the England-Ukraine scoreline, England needing a very late penalty for a draw. :eek:
ukrane was played better in match. no surprise in it. england have to remove lampard and jagielka from squad. nothing these guys doing. lampard score in penalty but nothing else whole match.

im feel this will be very difficult qualefer tournement for england as away in poland, ukrane not easy. atlest in home match they have to get full point.
 

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This is actually a very interesting group. I expect England to pass, though not so easily as one could presume. Yesterday's match against Ukraine showed us why...

To be honest the two EURO 2012 host teams were not very convincing in June, especially Poland. This could be a good chance for Montenegro, but they failed to grab a home win against Poland on their opening match.

So, we have a long and exciting way in front of us...
 

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To be honest the two EURO 2012 host teams were not very convincing in June, especially Poland. This could be a good chance for Montenegro, but they failed to grab a home win against Poland on their opening match.
I was impressed by Poland at the EURO, although they disappointed with the results. the had a really good style of play, but they lack concentration and determination throughout the full 90 minutes. if they play as they can for a whole match, they can be really good. and they have great players as well.
 

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Ukraine will win this group.
 

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Ukraine are a solid team, they just lack a goal scorer. They are also well coached, they got a little unlucky in Euro that they were put in a relatively tough group.

Poland to me were a disaster at Euro, they didn't look prepared and 2 points from 9 when you are hosting the tournament is very bad, especially when one of those games was against a 10-man Greece and they couldn't even beat the Czechs at home

To me its England - Ukraine - Montenegro - Poland
 

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Next matches

12/10/12 England - San Marino
12/10/12 Moldova - Ukraine
16/10/12 Poland - England
16/10/12 San Marino - Moldova
16/10/12 Ukraine - Montenegro


Curent Standings


Team MP GF GA Pts

Montenegro 2 8 2 4
England 2 6 1 4
Poland 2 4 2 4
Ukraine 1 1 1 1
San Marino 1 0 6 0
Moldova 2 0 7 0

Difficult prognostics for teams with internal problems, high hopes and big challenges…

In a very open group, the October matches could make the competition even more exciting. England has a difficult away game in Poland and should aim in a very different performance that the one managed in the home draw against Ukraine. Montenegro, the other current leaders of the group, has only one match to play, and a very difficult one, away with Ukraine. It will be interesting to see if they will continue their good spell and confirm their status as a strong outsider for qualification.

The two EURO 2012 hosts are big questions marks, at least in terms of consistency and realism. Poland has to show that they learn from their mistakes and are able to win big matches, such as the one against England. On the other hand, the week might prove to be a good one for Ukraine, which has only played one match already. Two wins against weak Moldova and strong Montenegro will be precious for them.
 

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GROUP H​


12/10/2012 - 20:00, Chisinau
Moldova 0-0 Ukraine

12/10/2012 - 21:00, London
England 5-0 San Marino
(Rooney 35' pen., 70', Welbeck 37', 72', Oxlade-Chamberlain 77')

16/10/2012 - 20:30, Serravalle
San Marino 0-2 Moldova
(Dadu 72' pen., Epureanu 78')

16/10/2012 - 21:00, Kyiv
Ukraine 0-1 Montenegro
(Damjanovic 45')

17/10/2012 - 17:00, Warsaw
Poland 1-1 England
(Gilk 70'; Rooney 31')


Current Standings
1 England ......4G 2W 2D 0L 12-02 08P
2 Montenegro ....3G 2W 1D 0L 09-02 07P
3 Poland .............3G 1W 2D 0L 05-03 05P
4 Moldova .............4G 1W 1D 2L 02-07 04P
5 Ukraine ...............3G 0W 2D 1L 01-02 02P
6 San Marino ............3G 0W 0D 3L 00-13 00P


 

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Poland prepared the coming match against England hosting tonight South Africa. The Poles won 1-0 with a goal scored at 82' by Komorowski.
 
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