Last Updated: 11/10/13 7:01pm
Frustration for Northern Ireland who were caught by two second half goals after some good chances of their own in the first half. An Evans red card completes the misery for the away side who have now lost their last three games.
GOAL - Shukurov. From the resulting free kick Shukurov picks his spot and curls the ball past Carroll in the final kick of the game.
McGinn has a shot just outside the area but he can't keep his shot down and the ball disappears into the crowd.
Aliyev looks to keep the ball in the Northern Ireland corner but he accidentally plays the ball out of play for a goal kick.
Azerbaijan are now looking for any opportunity to see this game out and their methods are bordering on time wasting.
Paterson is played in brilliantly from Davis and his shot beats the keeper but the ball crashes against the post and in the scramble after the rebound the ball can only be turned wide of goal.
Davis wins a free kick 25 yards from goal but Norwood wastes the opportunity and the ball is sent well over the bar.
Paterson takes the ball from ward on the edge of the box but the striker's shot is well blocked by Shukurov just inside the penalty area.
More industry from Paterson who is refusing to give up any balls played in his direction. He latches on to a pass and does well to keep the ball in play but gives away possession.
Azerbaijan are looking to hold on to the ball more now and see the game out and have improved their passing as the game has gone on.
Amirguliev takes two defenders out of the game and continues his good work to play the ball off another Evans for a corner.
Aliyev wins a free kick after Evans catches him. The free kick by Shukurov strikes the Northern Ireland wall and goes out of play, but the referee gives a goal kick.
Ferguson and Brunt try and work an opening after a throw in deep in their opponents half but they are unable to make the most of it.
Shukurov and Abdullayev are continuing to look a threat down the right flank but Abdullayev is given offside before really troubling the defenders.
Ward and Ferguson combine well down the left flank but a loose pass from Ferguson allows Azerbaijan to break.
Abdullayez again breaks through the Northern Ireland defence and the cross falls to Aliyev and he shoots just wide of the goal.
Ferguson does well to create some space down the left and his cross causes all sorts of problems in the Azerbaijan box.
GOAL - Dadasov. Abdullayev creates the space for Aliyev who cuts the ball back from inside the box leaving Dadasov with the task of slotting his shot through the legs of Cathcart and past a helpless Carroll.
Azerbaijan continue to build more pressure on the Northern Ireland defence and aren't allowing them the time they had in the first half.
Norwood is booked for a tackle Aliyev, but it looks as though the winger has exaggerated the contact made. Norwood will miss the next game.
Northern Ireland settle back into their rhythm and some neat passing sees Ward with an opportunity but his shot is collected by Arhayev in goal.
Azerbaijan appear to be more settled in their passing at the start of the second half and Dadasov almost breaks the deadlock after collecting a brilliant cross from Shukurov, but he is given offside by the assistant.
Sky Bet now have Azerbaijan at 10/3 to go on to win with Northern Ireland at 13/8 and the Draw at 6/5.
Northern Ireland have had some clear chances to take the lead but no one is able to find their finishing touch just yet. Azerbaijan have troubled the away side's defence with a couple of shots but its Northern Ireland who are on top.
Davis chips a ball to the back post in an attempt to pick out Brunt but it is just slightly over hit and goes out for a goal kick.
Paterson is almost rewarded for his tireless efforts as the ball falls to him after an excellent run from Davis, but the striker sees the ball bobble between his legs and Sadygov clears.
Paterson is leading the front very well on his own and is enjoying any opportunity to hunt down the Azerbaijan defenders and almost takes the ball from Sadygov, but is adjudged to have fouled him in the process.
Azerbaijan enjoy a slight breather from the continued Northern Ireland attack, but it lacks any direction and the ball is retained by the away side.
Ward again with a great chance to score after the ball breaks to Hodson who's cross picks out the forward, but he skews his shot over the bar.
Ward tries a speculative shot from outside the box but the ball bounces harmlessly before being claimed by Arhayev.
Brunt again tries another snap shot from distance and Arhayev does well to put the shot past the post.
Ward latches on to a hopeful ball down the left and it looks as though Shukurov's tackle takes the ball out but the referee gives the throw in to Azerbaijan.
Norwood is looking lively at the heart of the Northern Ireland midfield and he's enjoying space to launch the majority of attacks.
Shurkurov creates some space far too easily on the right flank and his deep cross falls to an unmarked Aliyev but his shot is well saved by Carroll in goal.
Northern Ireland look to regain some composure and after Davis clears a man his through ball picks out Brunt, but his right-footed shot is too tame to trouble the keeper.
Azerbaijan finally look to have a meaningful attack and it nearly results in a goal. The ball drops to the feet of Dadashov after Shukurov's cross, but the forward puts the ball wide of the target.
Another wayward pass by Shukurov gives the ball away cheaply. Cathcart plays the ball up field and Paterson's cross finds Ward unmarked, but his header is straight at the keeper's feet. He had no idea about where the header was going and Azerbaijan are very lucky not to have conceded there.
Northern Ireland again retain possession after Azerbaijan try to work the ball forward from a goal kick. It could be an area of success for the away side with some of the passing not always finding the intended target.
Ward creates some space just outside the penalty area but his shot on the turn is poor and skies the ball.
Azerbaijan enjoy some neat passing on their right but the excellent work rate from the Northern Ireland midfield ends the play.
Cathcart nearly gifts the balls cheaply to Dadasov at one end before being cleared. Immediately after the clearance Brunt tests Arhayev with a stinging shot
Northern Ireland work a throw in into a favourable position after some expansive passing sees the ball switched to the opposing flank, but the quality runs out and the ball is cleared up field.
Brunt gets clattered into on the half-way line and the resulting free kick is played in by Norwood and causes the defence a few problems before being cleared.
Northern Ireland have settled well and the midfield are enjoying some good possession. A through ball is played through to Ward, but he is a few yards offside.
Good closing down again as Ramaldanov is forced to play the ball out after Ferguson again lets the defence know he's there.
Shukurov is put under intense pressure high up the field by Ferguson but he's unable to keep the ball in play. Northern Ireland are pressing quite high up the pitch.
The referee gets the game underway and Azerbaijan lose the ball almost immediately with a decent cross coming in from Hodson testing the defence early on.
Northern Ireland Subs: Mannus, Lafferty, Baird, McGinn, Corry Evans, Grigg, Bruce, McArdle, McKay, Clingan, Little, McGovern.
Northern Ireland: Carroll, Evans, McAuley, Cathcart, Hodson, Davis, Norwood, Brunt, Ferguson, Ward, Paterson.
Sky Bet have Northern Ireland at 13/8 to claim the win, with Azerbaijan at 15/8 and the Draw at 2/1. The Price Boost options are Northern Ireland to win 2-0 at 18/1 and Martin Paterson to score first at 9/1.
Welcome to our live minute-by-minute coverage of the Group F World Cup Qualifier between Azerbaijan and Northern Ireland. Looks like it will be a close one to call with fourth-placed Northern Ireland travelling to Baku to play an Azerbaijan side who have drawn their last two qualifiers. Team news will be on the way shortly.