Azerbaijan without a chance: after a slip-up in the first-round of qualifications, Slovenia’s national cadet team responds in remarkable fashion
The Slovenian national U17 team after a draw against Luxembourg, quickly picked themselves up and in Stara Pazova, Serbia, in 2. defeated Azerbaijan 3-0 in the qualifying round for the Old Continent Championship.
Slovenia had the first chance of the match in the sixth minute when David Pejičić tried to shoot, but his shot was saved by goalkeeper Hushanov. In the 11th minute, Pečjak tries again, but his shot misses the Azerbaijani goal. V 24. But the first goal came in the first minute. Meško’ s assist found Mateo Aćimović, who scored for 1:0.
V 37. In the final minute, the head referee, Jovan Kachevski from North Macedonia, gave Slovenia the harshest penalty. He took responsibility David Pejičić and scored a sure shot to increase the lead of the Slovenian team. The first half ended with Slovenia leading 2:0. In the second half, Slovenia scored a third goal. V 61. one minute into the game Svit Hočevar, who entered the game just two minutes before and also scored the final goal of the match. David Pejičić was involved in all three goals: he scored one himself and assisted in two of them.
Slovenia won the match with Žnuderl – Petrovič, Pečjak (from 59′ Šunta), Drobnič, Kerin, Meško (from 46′ Videnović) – Osterc (from 46′ Jurgec), Viher (from 72′ Weissbach), Pejičić – Aćimović, Durmiši (from 59′ Hočevar).
The Slovenian U-17 national team will play their last and decisive game to qualify for the elite round on Friday against the tournament host Serbia. The match will take place at 14:00.
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