The young Lynx got heavily demolished by their English counterparts in the second friendly match before November’s EURO qualifiers.
photo by The FA: the players line-up before kick-off
England’s youth national team proved to be too strong for the players of head coach Goran Stankovski as Macedonia could not match the home side throughout the entire 90 minutes. Before this game England smashed Portugal as well winning with 4:1.
Macedonia was down 3:0 when managed to pull one back just before the half-time break. In the second half both teams scored the same amount of goals as in the first half.
With the friendly against Poland on the a week ago, Macedonia ended the preparations for the EURO qualifiers in November.
St. George’s Park stadium in Burton upon Trent
England – Macedonia 6:2 (3:1)
Goals: 16′ Callum Hudson-Odoi, 32′, 38′, 77′ (pen) Stephen Walker, 57′ Nya Kirby, 89′ Tariq Lamptey – 43′ Darko Churlinov, X’ Marko Gjorgjievski
England: 1. Curtis Anderson, 2. Tariq Lamptey, 3. Jake Vokins, 4. Rekeem Harper (63′ 12. Conor Gallagher), 5. Timothy Eyoma, 6. Nathan Ferguson, 7. Ian Poveda-Ocampo (78′ 19. Steven Sessegnon), 8. Nya Kirby, 9. Stephen Walker (78′ 15. Danny Loader), 10. Emile Smith-Rowe (26′ 16. Morgan Gibbs-White), 11. Callum Hudson-Odoi (C).
Macedonia: 12. Stefan Jakimovski; 2. Zoran Ivanovski, 3. Filip Antovski, 4. Stefan Simonovski, 5. Stefan Naumcheski, 6. Anes Osmanoski, 18. Enis Fazlagikj, 10. Alex Taleski, 8. Darko Churlinov, 9. Bojan Kolevski (C), 11. Jakup Berisha.