Oct 14, 2014 at 7.45pm UK
Faroe Islands
0-1
Hungary

Gregersen (20'), Hansson (32'), Benjaminsen (56')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Szalai (21')
Gera (48')

Half-Time Report: Adam Szalai gives Hungary narrow lead against Faroe Islands

Adam Szalai's 21st-minute strike gives Hungary a slender half-time lead over the Faroe Islands in their Euro 2016 qualifier at the Torsvollor Stadium.

Adam Szalai's 21st-minute strike has given Hungary a slender half-time lead over the Faroe Islands in their Euro 2016 qualifier at the Torsvollor Stadium.

The Hoffenheim striker had put his side on course for a first Group F win after defeat to Northern Ireland and a draw with Romania in their opening two games.

The hosts surprised Hungary with a bright start, during which Hallur Hansson had a shot well blocked by Tamas Kadar and Joan Edmundsson headed a good chance over the crossbar.

Hungary's opening goal came against the run of play as Szalai squeezed a shot past former Manchester City keeper Gunnar Nielsen at the near post from a tight angle, following a Balazs Dzsudzsak corner.

Nielsen saved from Daniel Tozser, Jozsef Varga and Nermanja Nikolic in the next 10 minutes to ensure that the minnows were only 1-0 down and still in the contest when the half-time whistle was blown.

North Ireland's forward Kyle Lafferty and midfielder Oliver Norwood vies for the ball with Hungary's defender Zoltan Liptak and midfielder Jozsef Varga during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group F qualifying match Hungary vs Northern Ireland on September 7, 2014
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