WORLD CUP: European Qualifying preview and squads – Group D

Europe GroupD

It’s business as usual for the Dutch, with four wins our of four so far, a home match versus Estonia on Friday evening certainly suggests that it will be five out of five. Turkey need a win from the lowly Andorra to keep their hopes alive after only gaining three points out of as many games. Hungary and Romania will prove to be an intresting match with both in joint second with nine points, both will be looking for the win to keep the Dutch in their sights.

 

Andorra v Turkey, Friday 18:15

 

ANDORRA – Goalkeepers: Ferran Pol (FC Andorra), Ivan Perianez (UE Santa Coloma), Josep Rivas (UE Santa Coloma)

Defenders: Oscar Sonejee (Lusitanos), Josep Ayala (FC Andorra), Emili Garcia (FC Andorra), Jordi Rubio (UE Santa Coloma), Moises San Nicolas (FC Andorra), Adrian Rodrigues (Racing Lermeno)

Midfielders: Manolo Jimenez (Lusitanos), Marc Pujol (FC Andorra), Marcio Vieira (Monzon), Xavi Andorra (UE Santa Coloma), Marc Garcia (Vic), Carlos Peppe (Sant Julia), Samir Bousenine (FC Santa Coloma), Christopher Pousa (FC Santa Coloma), Xavier Vieira (Monzon)

Strikers: Sergi Moreno (Baku Hellin Deportivo), Sebastein Gomez (FC Andorra), Gabi Riera (UE Santa Coloma), Ivan Lorenzo (Barbastro), Ludovic Clemente (FC Andorra)

 

TURKEY – Goalkeepers: Olcay Şahan (Beşiktaş), Serdar Aziz (Bursaspor), Alper Potuk (Eskişehirspor)

Defenders: Bekir İrtegün (Fenerbahçe), Caner Erkin (Fenerbahçe), Gökhan Gönül (Fenerbahçe), Egemen Korkmaz (Fenerbahçe), Hasan Ali Kaldırım (Fenerbahçe), Volkan Demirel (Fenerbahçe)

Midfielders: Emre Belözoğlu (Fenerbahçe), Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray), Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray), Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray), Semih Kaya (Galatasaray), Umut Bulut (Galatasaray), Serdar Kurtuluş (Gaziantepspor), Onur Recep Kıvrak (Trabzonspor), Tolga Zengin (Trabzonspor), Ömer Toprak (Bayer Leverkusen), Arda Turan (Atletico Madrid), Nuri Şahin (Borussia Dortmund)

Strikers: Sercan Sararer (Greuther Fürth), Mevlüt Erdinç (Rennes), Kerim Frei (Fulham), Mehmet Ekici (Werder Bremen)

Netherlands v Estonia, Friday 19:30

 

NETHERLANDS – Goalkeepers: Maarten Stekelenburg (AS Roma), Michel Vorm (Swansea City), Kenneth Vermeer (Ajax Amsterdam)

Defenders: Daley Blind (Ajax Amsterdam), Darryl Janmaat (Feyenoord), Bruno Martins Indi (Feyenoord), Joris Mathijsen (Feyenoord), Ricardo van Rhijn (Ajax Amsterdam), Ron Vlaar (Aston Villa), Stefan de Vrij (Feyenoord)

Midfielders: Jordy Clasie (Feyenoord), Wesley Sneijder (Galatasaray), Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea City), Rafael van der Vaart (SV Hamburg), Kevin Strootman (PSV Eindhoven), Tonny Trindade de Vilhena (Feyenoord), Siem de Jong (Ajax Amsterdam), Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)

Strikers:  Ola John (Benfica), Dirk Kuyt (Fenerbahce), Jeremain Lens (PSV Eindhoven), Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Ruben Schaken (Feyenoord)

 

ESTONIA – Goalkeepers: Pavel Londak (Bodo/Glimt), Marko Meerits (Flora), Sergei Pareiko (Wisla Krakow)

Defenders: Ragnar Klavan (Augsburg), Taijo Teniste (Sogndal), Enar Jaager (unattached), Tihhon Sisov (Nomme Kalju), Igor Morozov (Polonia Warsaw), Dmitri Kruglov (Rostov)

Midfielders: Sergei Mosnikov (Gornik Zabrze), Joel Lindpere (Chicago Fire), Siim Luts (Norrkoping), Konstantin Vassiljev (Amkar Perm), Martin Vunk (Sillamae Kalev), Aleksandr Dmitrijev (Levadia), Sander Puri (St. Mirren), Ats Purje (KuPS)

Strikers: Jarmo Ahjupera (Gyori ETO), Henri Anier (Viking), Andres Oper (Nea Salamis), Tarmo Kink (Gyori ETO), Henrik Ojamaa (Motherwell), Sergei Zenjov (Karpaty Lviv)

 

Hungary v Romania, Friday 19:30

 

HUNGARY – Goalkeepers:  Ádám Bogdán (Bolton Wanderers), Gábor Király (1860 München), Balázs Megyeri (Olympiakos)

Defenders:  József Varga (DVSC-TEVA), Vilmos Vanczák (Sion), Zsolt Korcsmár (SK Brann), Norbert Mészáros (DVSC-TEVA), Zoltán Lipták (Győri ETO), Tamás Kádár (Roda JC), Richard Guzmics (Haladás)

Midfielders:  Ádám Gyurcsó (Videoton), Péter Halmosi (Haladás), Vladimir Koman (FK Krasnodar), Tamás Hajnal (VfB Stuttgart), Péter Szakály (DVSC-TEVA), Ádám Pintér (Real Zaragoza), Balázs Dzsudzsák (Dinamo Moscow), Ákos Elek (DVTK), Máté Pátkai (Győri ETO), Istvan Kovacs (Videoton)

Strikers:  Ádám Szalai (Mainz), Imre Szabics (Sturm Graz), Rudolf Gergely (DVTK), Daniel Bode (Ferencvaros)

 

ROMANIA – Goalkeepers: Ciprian Tatarusanu (Steaua Bucharest), Costel Pantilimon (Manchester City), Silviu Lung (FC Astra)
Defenders: 
Srgian Luchin (Dinamo Bucharest), Gabriel Tamas (West Bromwich Albion), Florin Gardos (Steaua Bucharest), Vlad Chiriches (Steaua Bucharest), Dorin Goian (Spezia), Dragos Grigore (Dinamo Bucharest), Razvan Rat (Shakhtar Donetsk), Stefan Radu (Lazio)
Midfielders:
 Gabriel Torje (Granada), Adrian Popa (Steaua Bucharest), Mihai Pintilii (Steaua Bucharest), Alexandru Bourceanu (Steaua Bucharest), Costin Lazar (PAOK Salonika), Cristian Tanase (Steaua Bucharest), Alexandru Maxim (VfB Stuttgart), Alexandru Chipciu (Steaua Bucharest)
Strikers: 
Adrian Mutu (AC Ajaccio), Bogdan Stancu (Orduspor), Claudiu Keseru (Angers), Gheorghe Grozav (Petrolul Ploiesti), Raul Rusescu (Steaua Bucharest)

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