Israel beats Luxembourg 3:1 in world cup qualifier
A second win for Israel in group 2 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Israel needed only 1 minute to break Luxembourg's defense when Yossi Benayoun scored from the penalty spot.
Luxembourg equalized after only 13 minutes when Rene Peters scored with a free kick, and set the half time score.
Israel started pressing and a great assist from Biram Kayal found Omer Golan who scored from a close range, 2:1 Israel (63).
8 minutes before the final whistle, Salim Toama scored Israel's third goal in the match.
After 3 matches Israel is in the second place in group 2 with 7 points. Grecce leads the group with 9 points.
Israel meets Latvia in Riga on wednesday (18.00) in the fourth match of the campaign.
Israel's coach, Dror Kashtan, said after the match: "We did not play well in the first half, but in the second half we played better in midfield and that allowed us to create goal opportunities".
Israel: Dudu Aouate; Klemi Saban, Tal Ben Haim, GalAlberman (Moshe Ohayon 90), Salim Toama (Ben Sahar83), Biram Kayal, David Ben Dayan, Omer Golan, DekelKeinan; Elyaniv Barda, Yossi Benayoun (Maor Buzaglo 88)