Svit Sešlar the hero of the Slovenian youth national team: former Olimpija player scores in Murska Sobota for Aćimović’s team’s important win
The Slovenian national team’s D-Day started at 18. at Fazanerija, where the Under-21 team will play against Austria in the qualifying round for the European Championship. The guardians of Milenka Aćimović returned home with a great feeling after their win against Cyprus, especially the hero of Friday’s match , Tio Cipot, who returned to the stadium where he grew up. And once again, he contributed to another great success for Slovenian football – the home team won 1-0. Svit Seslar scored the only goal of the game.
Tjaš Begić had his first chance in Murska Sobota after just five minutes of the game, when he noticed that the visiting goalkeeper was not in the penalty area and fired from the Slovenian half, but was a bit inaccurate. V 13. The Austrians scored on the first minute, but referee Visar Kastrati ruled that it was a foul on Strajnar and overturned the goal. Just two minutes later, Tio Cipot shot on target, but Nikolas Polster neutralised it. Until the break, the game was more or less played between the two penalty areas, with a few chances in between, but neither goalkeeper was threatened.
The Slovenian selector obviously did a perfect job in the dressing room during half-time, as he scored 47. Svit Seslar puts the hosts in front with a fine shot after a great deep pass from Tia Cipot. It was Cipot who had a great chance ten minutes later, but unfortunately he hesitated too long after Bosilja found himself alone in front of Polster after a pass from David Flakus.
Ilenic stopped by a goalpost
In the very next attack, the Austrians almost punished Cipot’s missed chance through Dion Kateri, who hit the post from a free kick. The Slovenians had a few more chances before the end of the period, but unfortunately they were not taken. Milenko Aćimović’s 91st team was under even more pressure. Mark Strajnar is forced to take an early shower after receiving a second yellow card. Slovenia came closest to a second goal at the end, when Mitja Ilenic’ s shot was stopped by the post.
Slovenia clinches second place with victory of Group H with the same number of points as first-placed France, who have played one match less. The same applies to the Austrian team, which is five points behind our boys. Slovenia will continue its qualification journey in March next year.
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