Maribor in good form ahead of Youth Champions League return leg: Viole host Krka, Novomeščani return home defeated 1:4
Source of photo: NK Maribor
Maribor will be away in Germany next week, where the Viole’ youth team will play the return leg of the UEFA Champions League for young players. Mainz won 2-0 in Ljudski vrt and took a big step towards promotion, but Maribor has not yet hoisted the white flag. Maribor’s youth players boosted their confidence ahead of their trip to Mainz with a convincing win in the Eon NextGen league against Krka.
The Novo mesto team scored four goals in Rogoza and returned to the capital of Dolenjska, defeated 1:4. With the win, the Violets’ underage team leapfrogged Mura and Koper in the standings, and now only the juniors of NK Brinje Grosuplje have their backs to the wall.
Anej Dukarić scored the first goal in Rogoznica, scoring in the 28th minute. minutes. He scored the next two goals in 41. and 46. Marcos Tavares, the home striker, scored one minute into the second half after converting an 11th-minute penalty. The visitors are 57. Niki Radovic reduced the deficit in the final minute, and Niko Grlić confirmed the hosts’ victory eleven minutes before the end of the match.
Dejan Dončić, the coach of Maribor, decided to go with Tomažič, Hunjet, Poredoš, Voglar, Silajdžić, Čuk, Tavares, Horvat, Dukarić, Ferčec, Bakšič, while Antic Kurbus, Kolednik, Grlić, Ristić and Vogrinčič were also given a chance.
Krka started the match with the Štajerska team of Panic, Barboric, Bozic, Mitic, Miocic, Medle, Kovacic, Gabrovec, Tomac, Radovic, Jerkovic, with Sečen, Meze, Hudomalj, Kolmanic and Kastelic coming on later.
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