U21 EQ: Macedonia – Serbia 0:0

In the second game of the qualifications Macedonia gained a point in Ohrid against Serbia.

photo by FFM: Macedonia’s starting line-up


Coach Dragan Kanatlarovski made just one change compared two the game against France as he started Maksimov instead of Vosha. Again the team played a 4-3-3 formation.

In the first half Serbia was the better team, the young Lions were mainly in defense. Serbia even had a penalty in the 36th minute, but goalie Denkovski saved the shot and also the following opportunity from the reflected ball. Only in the last minutes of the half Macedonia had some moments in the offense.

Moment of the game; photo by FFM

The second half also finished without a goal as there was equal play and chances on both sides. The Macedonian U21 national team had few better chances but Cholakovski, Fazlagikj and Trajkovski failed to beat the Serbian defense.

Macedonia: Denkovski; Jankulov, Gjurkovski, Bozhinovski, Antovski; Grozdanovski (58′ Ferati), Elezi, Fazlagikj (86′ Adem), Maksimov (66′ Trajkoski), Cholakovski (66′ Vosha), Ilievski (86′ Skenderi)

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