U17: England – Macedonia 1:0 (Video)

Macedonian U17 national team suffered a 1:0 defeat to their English counterparts in the second qualifier.

Macedonia U17 suffered a minimal defeat in the second qualifying match for 2015 UEFA EURO U17. With this defeat, Macedonia U17 has lost the chances of advancing to the next round. Five best third-placed teams also advance to the Elite Round but results against the top two placed teams only are taken into consideration and there are already five teams with better results compared to Macedonia.

Macedonia was not without chances during the match and had at least two good opportunities to score, but the lone goal of the match was scored by English forward Nmecha in the 14th minute and it was enough to put England through to the next round.

England England U17 – Macedonia U17 Macedonia 1:0 (1:0)
Scorers: 14′ Lukas Nmecha
England: Paul Woolston; Hayden Coulson, Cameron Humphries, Daniele Collinge, James Yates; Herbie Kane, Jacob Maddox (72′ William Patching), Tom Davies (C); Layton Ndukwu, Lukas Nmecha (62′ Christopher Willock), Charlie Wakefield (56′ Nathan Holland).
Filip Trajchevski; Filip Gichevski (72′ Darko Dodev), Teodor Terziev (62′ Antonio Mitrev), Belmin Chulevikj, Kiril Ristovski; Agon Hani, Milosh Toshevski, Nehar Sadiki, Emil Abaz; Davor Zdravkovski (C), Milan Ristovski (60′ Mario Krstovski).
Referee: Suren Baliyan (Armenia)
Yellow cards: Davies, Humphries (E), Tosheski, Sadiki, Gichevski, Abaz, Zdravkovski (M)
Red cards: /


In the other match of the group, France defeated Cyprus 4:0. Macedonia’s last match will be on the 30th against group hosts Cyprus.

Group 4  MP  W  D  L  GD  P
France France 2 2 0 0 7:0 6
England England 2 2 0 0 5:1 6
Macedonia Macedonia 2 0 0 2 0:4 0
Cyprus Cyprus 2 0 0 2 1:8 0


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *