MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Coventry City (1) 2
Pakistan (0) 0
sparse crowd saw a rare event at Highfield Road as Coventry City
won their first game in 2001 against a novice Pakistan side.
the exception of the goalkeeper, the visiting side weren’t up
to much, and the Sky Blues coasted through.
saying this, they only managed two goals. Bury beat Pakistan 3-0
last week in what was the Asian side’s first game since last
Thompson scored in the first half from a pass by John Eustace,
and John Aloisi scored in the second half.
of the crowd was there to watch Pakistan, but the £10 entry fee
probably put off some people from
was a mixed weekend for the Coventry City players on
international duty. Magnus Hedman kept a clean sheet for Sweden
against Macedonia and Gary Breen ‘s Ireland had some shaky
moments but outclassed Cyprus 4-0.
Hartson scored twice for Wales against Armenia, only to see the
home side draw level, while Morocco beat Tunisia 2-0 to take a
commanding lead in their qualifying group.