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  Saturday, 7 September, 2002, 19:49 GMT 20:49 UK
Ireland crumble in Russia
European Championship qualifying

Group 10

Russia 4-2 Ireland

Ireland's Steve Finnan and Kevin Kilbane battle for the ball
As top seed in Group 10, Ireland have high hopes of qualifying for the 2004 European Championships

Vladimir Beschastnykh celebrates after scoring Russia's second goal
Russia establish a two-goal lead through goals from Andrei Karyaka and Vladimir Beschastnykh (pictured)

Ireland substitute Gary Doherty heads the ball into the net
Substitute Gary Doherty pulls a goal back for Ireland with a header after 68 minutes

Alexander Kerzhakov scores Russia's third
But a minute later Alexander Kerzhakov scores Russia's third following more sloppy Irish defending

Mick McCarthy looks on in desperation as his team struggle in Moscow
Clinton Morrison scores Ireland's second, but Mick McCarthy is left to rue his side's defensive frailties


Group 9

Finland 0-2 Wales

Ryan Giggs and Robbie Savage challenge Jari Litmanen
Ryan Giggs and Robbie Savage epitomise the Welsh work ethic, closing down Finnish star Jari Litmanen

John Hartson battles in the air for the ball
John Hartson was a constant menace to the Finnish defence and he opened the scoring after 30 minutes

Simon Davis celebrating scoring the second goal for Wales
Simon Davis celebrates the goal which seals victory for Wales in their first Euro 2004 qualifier
All the build-up to Euro 2004

How the groups line up

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