Kek’s Rifle Company Rhapsody: Slovenia scores more than two goals in 90 minutes for the first time in almost two years and 17 matches
A tough, combative and pragmatic Slovenia took on a tough, combative and pragmatic Slovenia on Thursday night in a qualifying match for the Euro 2024 against Northern Ireland on Thursday night. In defence, it was anything but an impenetrable wall, but in attack… She was outstanding in attack! It was a real shooting rhapsody for Kek’s squad, who for the first time in almost two years played a match in which they scored more than two goals in 90 minutes.
The last such match was played on 8 October 2021, less than two years ago, when Slovenia hosted Malta in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and also scored four times. Josip Iličić, today a footballer, scored twice.
Maribor who is no longer in the national team, while the other two goals were scored by two players who also shone on Thursday night in Stožice – Andraž Šporar and Benjamin Šeško.
Since that game on that Mediterranean island, Slovenia has played 17 matches, scoring at best two goals. She scored twice against Slovakia, Cyprus, Serbia, Norway, Romania, Kazakhstan and San Marino, and once each against Denmark, Montenegro, Sweden, Serbia, Croatia and Russia. The team remained scoreless in four games (Finland, Norway, Sweden, Qatar).
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