Bulgaria U19 one step away from qualification for the EURO 2017 finals after beating France U19 with 2:1
The Bulgarian under-19 national team beat France U19 with 2:1 in its second game in Group 5 of the EURO 2017 Elite round.
Kaloyan Krastev opened the scoring in the 14th minute and in the 56th Tonislav Yordanov doubled Bulgaria`s lead with a header. In the 67th minute Moussa Diaby scored the only goal for the hoasts.
In the other match of our group, Israel and Bosnia and Herzegovina finished 1:1.
Thus, after the end of the second matches, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria are leading with 4 points, but the Bosnias have better goal difference. Israel and France are third and fourth with 2 and 0 points respectively.
Bulgaria`s next and last game is against Bosnia and Herzegovina on 27th of March, Monday, at 19:00 hrs. (CET) at Municipal stadium in Vineuil. Angel Stoykov`s players have to win in order to qualify for the Finals.
The group winners qualify for the finals along with the hosts Georgia.
Yellow cards: Daniel Naumov, Ivaylo Naydenov (BUL); Dayot Upamecano (43, 75), Bilal Boutobba (60, 90+2), Alec Georgen, Nicolas Janvier
Red cards: Dayot Upamecano (43, 75), Bilal Boutobba (60, 90+2)
BULGARIA: 1. Daniel Naumov (GK) (C), 2. Andrea Hristov, 4. Angel Lyaskov, 5. Petar Genchev, 7. Ivaylo Naydenov (Svetoslav Kovachev, 87), 8. Georgi Yanev, 9. Tonislav Yordanov (Stanislav Ivanov, 78), 10. Georgi Rusev, 15. Petko Hristov, 16. Kaloyan Krastev (Vasil Dobrev, 90+3), 21. Asen Chandarov
Head coach: Angel Stoykov (BUL)
France: 1. Anthony Maisonnial (GK), 4. Dayot Upamecano, 5. Bradlay Danger, 6. Timothe Cognat (C) (Nicolas Janvier, 46), 7. Kelvin Amian Adou, 9. Myziane Maolida, 10. Bilal Boutobba, 12. Abdoulaye Sissako (Odsonne Edouard, 58), 13. Moussa Diaby, 14. Alec Georgen, 17. Jeff Reine-Adelaide
Head coach: Jean-Claude Giuntini (FRA)
Referee: Dimitrios Massias (CYP)
Stadium: Les Allees, Blois
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