Bulgaria "A" and Bulgaria U21 finished 1:1 in a friendly game
Bulgaria "A" and Bulgaria U21 finished 1:1 in a friendly game which was played at "Vasil Levski" National stadium in Sofia.
Bulgaria "A" was more active in the first minutes of the game. Chorbadzhiyski headed the ball twice, but missed the target after Karachanakov`s crosses. In the 31st minute Aleksander Tsvetkov shot from distance, but Bulgaria U21`s goalie Vasilev saved.
In the 38th minute Bulgaria U21 players opened the scoring. Yomov passed the ball to Aleksander Georgiev who overcame Kitanov for 0:1.
In the 58th minute Stefan Velkov could have leveled the score. After a cross from a corner kick by Karachanakov, Slavia`s defender headed the ball, but missed the target.
In the 63rd minute Nikola Kolev tried his luck with a long shot, but the ball went wide. Four minutes later Karachanakov hit the bar from a free kick.
In the 86th minute Atanas Zehirov shaped the final outcome after a perfect shot from a set piece.
All players took part in the match.
Bulgaria "A" - Bulgaria U21 1: 1
Yellow cards: Yanis Karabelyov, Oleg Dimitrov, Kristiyan Dimitrov (Bulgaria U21); Martin Raynov (Bulgaria "A")
Bulgaria "A": 12. Georgi Kitanov, 3. Anton Nedyalkov, 15. Vasil Bozhikov, 4.Bozhidar Chorbadzhiyski, 18.Atanas Zehirov, 9.Georgi Kostadinov, 6.Aleksander Tsvetkov, 22.Nikola Kolev, 19.Kiril Despodov, 17. Toni Tasev, 21.Anton Karachanakov
Reserves: 1. Nikolay Bankov, 13. Stefan Velkov, 5. Zhivko Atanasov, 8. Milen Zhelev 16. Martin Raynov, 20. Kaloyan Krastev
Coach: Peter Hubchev
Bulgaria U21: 12.Hristiyan Vasilev, 20 Stoycho Atanasov, 5.Ventsislav Kerchev, 15.Preslav Petrov, 4.Miki Orachev, 17.Aleksander Georgiev, 11.Kitan Vasilev, 14. Bozhidar Kraev, 10.Yanis Karabeliov,, 18. Nasko Milev, 7. Georgi Yomov
Reserves: Mihail Mihaylov, 2. Emin Ahmed, 3. Galin Tashev, 6. Kristiyan Dimitrov, 21. Kyril Grozdanov, 9. Ilian Dimitrov, 16. Oleg Dimitrov, 22. Antonio Georgiev
Coach: Antoni Zdravkov
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