Marcos Tavares Jr. proves he inherited his father’s scoring talent: The son of a legend beats the reigning champion with his fifth goal of the season
Domžale drew Radomlje
, Olimpija surprisingly
lost to Rudar
, and the showdown between the two clubs, which fought for the national championship title last season, ended with a win
. The Violets are in 7th place. In the round of the Eon NextGen Youth League, they hosted Ilirija in Ljudski vrt on an artificial turf pitch and beat them 1:0. The man of the decision was 2004-born Marcos Tavares Jr, who is taking advantage of the new rule of the Football Association of Slovenia.
Marcos Tavares Jr, who is also the captain of Maribor’s youth team, scored his fifth goal of the 2023/24 season. He thus caught Jako Domjan of Mura at the top of the scorers’ rankings. The son of the great Maribor legend scored the only goal of the match against the visitors from Ljubljana in the 57th minute. In the first minute, after a pass from a corner in front of the goal, he headed the ball behind the back of goalkeeper Niko Strmec– even though his back was to the goal.
Dejan Dončić, coach of Maribor, sent the following line-up: Dorošenko, Hunjet, Poredoš, Silajdžić, Čuk, Tavares, Horvat, Mikluš Senekovič, Ferčec, Bakišič, Grlić. Dukarić, Katič, Lorbek and Vogrinčič also got a chance. Strmec, Pori, Snedic, Dagarin, Veber, Škof, Hace, Pavlič, Lukežič, Sojer and Lepoša started for Ilirija. Nadarević, Novak, Vučko and Bajc also played for the guests from the Slovenian capital.
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