A more than encouraging draw against Belgium: Jaka Čuber Potočnik won the opening point for the u19 team on their way to the Euros
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Slovenian U19 national team, led from the bench by Anton Žlogar, drew 1-1 against Belgium in the first leg of the opening round of qualification for the European Championship. Slovenia started the match with Štrasberger, Poredoš, Malić, Golič, Trdan, Selan, Čuber Potočnik, Brkić, Hribar, Bendra and Mačak, while Siljadžić, Topalović, Mlakar and Jakupović also got a chance during the match.
Slovenia was the first to close the scoring when Miha Trdan missed the opponent’s goal in the eighth minute. V 34. Lan Hribar tried to score in the first minute, but Belgian net minder Mike Penders, a member of Genk, showed up with his defence. V 50. In the first minute of the game, Anton Žlogar’s team managed to break the Belgian resistance, as Jaka Čuber Potočnik put Slovenia in front from a penalty spot. V 65. The Belgians equalised a minute into the match when Anderlecht‘s Lars Montegnies scored to set up the final score of the match in Egnatia, Albania.
The Slovenian youth team will be back in action on Saturday at 11. 1:00, when the national team will play Ireland. First and second place, and conditionally third place, lead to the second round.
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