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The 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification UEFA Group 2 was a UEFA qualifying group for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The group comprised Greece, Israel, Switzerland, Moldova, Latvia and Luxembourg.

The group was won by Switzerland, who qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The runners-up Greece entered the UEFA play-off stage.



The match schedule was established at a meeting in Israelmarker on 8 January 2008. However, Greece and Latvia failed to come to an agreement on matches between themselves, and, since the match schedule was not finalised by 16 January 2008 deadline, FIFAmarker conducted a random draw to determine the fixtures. The draw took place in Zagrebmarker, Croatiamarker at 16:00 CET on 30 January 2008, the eve of the XXXII Ordinary UEFA Congress.


There were 86 goals scored during the 30 games, an average of 2.86 goals per game.

Pos Player Country Goals
1 Theofanis Gekas 10
2 Elyaniv Barda 6
3 Alexander Frei 5
Blaise Kufo
5 Angelos Charisteas 4
Omer Golan
7 Yossi Benayoun 3
Ben Sahar
Māris Verpakovskis
10 Georgios Samaras 2
Vasilis Torosidis
Vitālijs Astafjevs
Aleksandrs Cauņa
Ģirts Karlsons
Andrejs Rubins
Philippe Senderos

1 goal

Own Goals


Team Highest Lowest Average
28,810 13,684 19,640
38,000 7,038 20,668
8,600 3,600 6,960
8,031 2,157 4,172
10,500 4,300 8,598
38,500 18,026 27,125


  1. Yossi Benayoun: 'We should qualify'
  2. FIFA 2010: Discussions on fixture list falter
  3. FIFA draw to decide order of World Cup qualifiers
  4. Draw settles disputes FIFA

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