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10. Sep 2019 at 07:30 Ljubljana News

Slovenia beats Israel 3:2

Vir: Reuters

The national football team of Slovenia defeated Israel last night 3:2, managing to win in the last minute.

Slovenia was trailing 1:2 at one point. The star of the evening was Benjamin Verbič, who scored two goals – including the decisive one in the 90th minute.

Head coach Matjaž Kek called it a »rock and roll« game and congratulated the players, saying it could have gone any way at the end but that the victory was deserved.

Slovenia is now is in second place in group G of the European Championship qualifiers. They are behind Poland and just one point ahead of Austria.

Slovenia's next opponent is North Macedonia, followed by a match against Austria. Those matches will take place in October. The qualifying matches will end in November.

Michael Manske