Slovenians in the conference league: Thursday night wasn’t so successful, only the new national team player Žugelj and Kramer won
Source of the photo: Bodo/Glimt
Not only for Olimpija, who beat Klaksvik and scored historic victory Thursday night in the Conference League is also a busy one for all Slovenian footballers who earn their living abroad.
Bodo/Glimt, where the newly promoted Slovenian national player Nino Žugelj earns his living, hosted Beşiktaş in Istanbul. The Norwegians once again pulled off the upset against the Turks, winning 2:1. The visitors took the lead in 38. On 24 minutes, Faris Moumbagna scored from close range after a pass from Sondre Sorli, and they went into the break with a one-goal advantage. Bodo/Glime was happy again shortly after the start of the second half, as it was already 49. Faris Moumbagna scores again in the first minute after a pass from Amahl Pellegrino.
Nino Žugelj, who was called up by Matjaž Kek to the national team to complete the qualification for the Euro 2024, entered the match at 62. In the first minute, he replaced Sondre Sorli, the assistant for the first goal, but the home team reduced the lead moments later when Ante Rebić found Tayfur Bingol, who volleyed the ball into the net. Seven minutes before the end of regulation time, the Turkish defence intercepted a dangerous cross by Žugelj, who received a yellow card in the referee’s injury time, and in the same minute Necip Uysal was sent off. Bodo Glimt is currently second in its group and will decide its fate in the conference league in the last two games.
In Warsaw, the home team Legia once again outplayed Zrinjski from Mostar and topped Group E. Blaž Kramer had to give his place in the first eleven to Tomas Pekhart, who proved his worth in the 14th round. assisted by Rafal Augustyniak for 1:0. The Poles did all the work in the first half-hour, when they were awarded an 11th penalty after a foul by Josip Ćorluka in the penalty area, which was converted by Portugal’s Josue for the second match in a row. Kramer got a chance for the last 15 minutes of the game, but this time he didn’t draw any serious attention to himself.
Spartak Trnava drew away to Nordsjaelland in Denmark, which also means that the Slovakian team is already without a chance of promotion, based on their record against the Danes. Adrian Zeljković played the full match for the away team, while Miha Kompan Breznik came off the bench. V 14. In the first minute, Zeljković sent a dangerous cross towards the home penalty area, which was successfully cleared by the defenders. The home team scores 32. Minutes after the video was shown, the home striker Marcus Ingvartsen scored with an 11th-minute penalty. The visitors equalised less than half an hour before the end of regulation time when Michal Duriš sent the ball into an empty net, but his goal was only confirmed after watching the video.
Also Ester Sokler draw away in Greece against top-ranked PAOK, the Aberdeenplayer will not be spending the winter in Europe. The visitors surprisingly took the lead in 14. Duk converted Nicky Devlin’s pass in the first minute, but the celebration lasted less than ten minutes when experienced Brazilian Taison equalised after an assist from Kirill Despodov. The Greeks took their first lead of the match in 67. Mbawana Samatta scored in the first minute, but this time the Scots immediately equalised when Jamie McGrath scored from a free kick. Ester Sokler entered the match in 85. minute, but failed to draw attention to himself in a short space of time.
Fenerbahçe’ s defeat in the championship against Trabzonspor seems to have left some consequences behind, as the Turks were defeated away to Ludogorets in Razgrad. Miha Zajc started the match in Bulgaria in the Yellow-Blues’ starting eleven. The home team took the lead, which it did not relinquish, quite quickly, in the 18th minute. Jakub Piotrowski scored with a brilliant shot after a long-range rebound in the first minute of the match. Moments later, Zajc sent a dangerous pass in front of the goal, but it was intercepted. The Slovenian national team player was shown a yellow card before going to the break. Zajc left the game in 63. on one minute, when he gave his place on the pitch to Sebastian Szymanski. The icing on the cake of a perfect performance was added by the home team in stoppage time, when Rwan Seco scored the final goal of the match. Despite the defeat, Fenerbahçe still leads Group H and will be chasing a place in the Conference Eight finals in the remaining two matches.
Due to an injury, Žan Celar was not part of Lugano’ s squad for their away game against Club Brugge in Belgium. As in Switzerland, the home team won by two goals, but this time kept their net intact. Lugano nets 62. Igor Thiago scored from the white dot five minutes before the end of regulation time, another harsh penalty was wasted by Spain’s Ferran Jutgla, and the final score of the game was set by Hans Vanaken deep in stoppage time. Lugano is also further away from promotion after another defeat.
In Group A, where Olimpija also celebrated its first win, Kenan Bajrić and his Slovan hosted Lillea. The former Dragons player played the whole game, which ended 1:1. Bratislava didn’t score in the first half, but the visitors quickly came out swinging in the second half, when Andre Gomes gave them the lead after just seven minutes of play, following a pass from Yusuf Yazici. Fifteen minutes later, the head referee Gergo Bogar, after watching the video, denied the home team the most severe penalty. The home team got the important point in the 80th minute. in the first minute, when Aleksandar Čavrić scored. Slovan is getting closer and closer to promotion after Olimpija’s historic first win in European competitions.
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