Bulgaria U21 lost to Greece U21 0:1 in a friendly game

12 June 2017 23:03

Bulgaria U21 – Greece U21 0:1

Goalscorer: 0:1 Anthanasios-Georgios Andrutsas (48)

Bulgaria U21: 1. Mihail Mihaylov, 2. Stoycho Atanasov, 4. Miki Orachev, 5. Ventsislav Kerchev, 7. Denislav Aleksandrov (23- Martin Kostadinov), 8. Kristiyan Peshov, 9. Antonio Vutov – C. (46-Nikolay Todorov), 10. Serkan Yusein, 14. Kiril Grozdanov (46-Antonio Georgiev), 15. Preslav Milenov Petrov (23-Kristian Dimitrov), 17. Chavdar Ivaylov (Martin Kostadinov)

Head coach: Antoni Zdravkov

Greece U21 starting line-up: 12. Elefterios Astras, 2. Emmanouil Saliakas, 3. Konstantinos Tsimikas, 4. Stefanos Evangelou, 6. Zisis karachalios, 9. Efthymios Koulouris – C., 11. Lazaros Lamprou, 14. Anthanasios-Georgios Andrutsas, 17. Georgios Manthatis, 20. Konstantinos Galanopoulos, 23. Triantafyllos Pasalidis

Head coach: Antonios Nikopolidis

Referee: Nikolay Yordanov

Bulgaria Under-21 national team lost to Greece U21 0:1 in its second friendly game, which was played at the national Football Base in Boyana. Three days earlier Bulgaria won against Georgia 1:0 in another friendly game at the Home of Football. The games were part of the team`s prepratation for the European qualifiers in September.  

First half

The first shot came in the 4th minute when Lamprou tried to score from distance, but Mihaylov saved. Six minutes later Stoych Atanasov found with a nice pass Peshov on the right flang, but his shot went wide. Until the end of the first part Manthatis, Galanopoulos and Koulouris found themselves in good positions, but missed the target.

Second part

The guest opened the scoring three minutes after the start of the second part. Anthanasios-Georgios Andrutsas netted the ball with a shot from close range. Until the end of the game the Bulgarians could have equalized, but Astras saved Yusein`s shot in the 53rd minute. Ten minutes later Martin Kostadiov also missed a good opportunity and game ended with a victory for Greece.

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