27 September 2022

Weakened team with ten players resisted at first half, but lost all points in second

Nations league 2022-23 - European version, round 6, night 2 out of 3:

Romania - Bosnia and Herzegovina 4:1

Scorers: 1:0 37 (37.06) Dennis Man
               2:0 73 (72.51) George Puscas
               2:1 77 (76.49) Edin Dzeko
               3:1 79 (78.45) Andrei Ratiu
               4:1 85 (85.17) George Puscas

San Marino - Estonia 0:4

Scorers: 0:1 38 (37.23) Henri Anier
               0:2 55 (55.10) Taijo Teniste
               0:3 66 (65.42) Rauno Sappinen
               0:4 78 (77.57) Henri Anier

Gibraltar - Georgia 1:2

Scorers: 0:1 18-pen (18.15) Khvicha Kvaratskhelia
               0:2 48 (47.58) Heorhiy Tsitaishvili
               1:2 75 (74.21) Louie Annesley

Montenegro - Finland 0:2

Scorers: 0:1 47 (46.38) Oliver Antman
               0:2 53 (52.27) Benjamin Kallman

- Home defender Zharko Tomashevic saw his second yellow card at 17 (16.21).

Hungary - Italy 0:2

Scorers: 0:1 27 (26.22) Giacomo Raspadori
               0:2 51 (51.12) Federico Dimarco

Additional information: Estonia won the right to participate at league C in next edition, while Romania has dropped into C. In B will compete England after they took last place at league A. New team next season in A is going to be Bosnia and Herzegovina, and as winner of the group Italy has booked a play off spot at 2023 finals.

26 September 2022

Rounding up the league part

Beginning from the last week of this month the European version of Nations league comes to an end. The last 16 pairs from the first part of the competition is playing on two consecutive nights, while the finals are going to be staged in the summer of 2023. For the finish the most interesting detail is that only one kick-off time will exist for all of them.

Round 6 (continuation)
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: England - Germany.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: Gibraltar - Georgia.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: Hungary - Italy.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: Montenegro - Finland.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CETNorth Macedonia - Bulgaria.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: Romania - Bosnia and Herzegovina.
26 September, Monday at 20.45 CET: San Marino - Estonia.

27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Albania - Iceland.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Greece - Northern Ireland.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Kosovo - Cyprus.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Norway - Serbia.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Portugal - Spain.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Republic of Ireland - Armenia.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Sweden - Slovenia.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Switzerland - Czech Republic.
27 September, Tuesday at 20.45 CET: Ukraine - Scotland (will be played in Krakow, Poland).

Victory accomplished in stoppage time

Nations league 2022-23 - European version, round 6, night 1 out of 3:

Moldova - Liechtenstein 2:0

Scorer: 1:0 90+2 (91.34) Victor Stina
             2:0 90+3 (93.08) Victor Stina

Andorra - Latvia 1:1

Scorers: 0:1 49 (49.18) Vladislavs Gutkovskis
               1:1 88 (87.29) Albert Rosas

Slovakia - Belarus 1:1

Scorers: 0:1 44 (44.19) Ivan Bakhar
               1:1 64 (64.11) Adam Zrelak

Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan 3:0

Scorers: 1:0 66-own goal (65.50) Aleksandr Marochkin
               2:0 74 (73.44) Filip Ozobic
               3:0 90+1 (90.29) Anatoliy Nuriyev

- For pushing a player Nuraly Alip received couple of yellow cards in a matter of seconds thus from 35 (34.46) Kazakhstan was fighting with 10 men.

Denmark - France 2:0

Scorers: 1:0 33 (33.00) Kasper Dolberg
               2:0 39 (38.26) Andreas Skov Olsen

Austria - Croatia 1:3

Scorers: 0:1 06 (05.41) Luka Modric
               1:1 08 (08.14) Christoph Baumgartner
               1:2 68 (68.08) Marko Livaja
               1:3 71 (71.18) Dejan Lovren

Netherlands - Belgium 1:0

Scorer: 1:0 73 (72.52) Virgil van Dijk

Faroe islands - Turkiye 2:1

Scorers: 1:0 51 (50.46) Viljormur Davidsen
               2:0 58 (58.08) Joan Simun Edmundsson
               2:1 88 (88.05) Serdar Gurler

Luxembourg - Lithuania 1:0

Scorer: 1:0 88 (87.59) Gerson Rodrigues

Wales - Poland 0:1

Scorer: 0:1 57 (56.59) Karol Swiderski

Additional information: Croatia and Netherlands have qualified for the finals. Austria and Wales have been dropped to league B, meanwhile Kazakhstan together with Turkey are promoted to league B. At the same time Belarus and Lithuania fall to C, while Latvia goes up to the same league.

25 September 2022

Giving five at away ground was like being on training

Nations league 2022-23 - European version, round 5, night 3 out of 3:

Armenia - Ukraine 0:5

Scorers: 0:1 21 (21.03) Oleksandr Tymchyk
               0:2 56 (56.12) Oleksandr Zubkov
               0:3 68 (68.06) Artem Dovbyk
               0:4 81 (80.52) Danylo Ignatenko
               0:5 84 (83.36) Artem Dovbyk

Iceland - Russia (cancelled)

Northern Ireland - Kosovo 2:1

Scorers: 0:1 58 (57.31) Vedat Muriqi
               1:1 82 (81.34) Gavin Whyte
               2:1 90+2 (91.59) Josh Magennis

Slovenia - Norway 2:1

Scorers: 0:1 47 (46.22) Erling Haaland
               1:1 69 (68.51) Andrazh Shporar
               2:1 81 (80.24) Benjamin Sheshko

Scotland - Republic of Ireland 2:1

Scorers: 0:1 18 (17.31) John Egan
               1:1 49 (48.58) Jack Hendry
               2:1 82-pen (81.27) Ryan Christie

Israel - Albania 2:1

Scorers: 1:0 46 (45.39) Shon Weissman
               1:1 88 (87.23) Myrto Uzuni
               2:1 90+2 (91.44) Tai Baribo

Spain - Switzerland 1:2

Scorers: 0:1 21 (20.39) Manuel Akanji
               1:1 55 (54.24) Jorge Alba
               1:2 58 (57.36) Breel Embolo

Czech Republic - Portugal 0:4

Scorers: 0:1 32 (32.15) Diogo Dalot
               0:2 45+1 (46.11) Bruno Fernandes
               0:3 51 (51.18) Diogo Dalot
               0:4 82 (81.47) Diogo Teixeira

- At 45+6 (50.43) the 11 metre punishment from Patrick Schick has hit the crossbar.

Cyprus - Greece 1:0

Scorer: 1:0 18 (17.29) Marinos Tzionis

Serbia - Sweden 4:1

Scorers: 0:1 15 (14.31) Viktor Claesson
               1:1 17 (17.19) Aleksandar Mitrovic
               2:1 45 (45.13) Aleksandar Mitrovic
               3:1 48 (47.34) Aleksandar Mitrovic
               4:1 70 (69.33) Sasa Lukic

24 September 2022

Neighboring Balkan countries with only a minimal score

Nations league 2022-23 - European version, round 5, night 2 out of 3:

Estonia - Malta 2:1

Scorers: 1:0 90+5-pen (50.14) Rauno Sappinen
               1:1 51-pen (50.54) Teddy Teuma
               2:1 86 (85.22) Henri Anier

- Jean Borg (Malta) received a direct red card on 45+4 (48.21).

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro 1:0

Scorer: 1:0 45 (45.09) Ermedin Demirovic

Finland - Romania 1:1

Scorers: 1:0 11 (11.14) Teemu Pukki
               1:1 52 (51.39) Florin Tanase

Bulgaria - Gibraltar 5:1

Scorers: 1:0 22 (22.08) Valentin Antov
               1:1 25 (25.15) Roy Chipollina
               2:1 35 (35.13) Kiril Despodov
               3:1 51 (51.19) Radoslav Kirilov
               4:1 54 (54.02) Iliyan Stefanov
               5:1 80 (80.10) Marin Petkov

Germany - Hungary 0:1

Scorer: 0:1 17 (16.49) Adam Szalai