"Antalya Cup 2023": Macedonia under 21 was undeservedly defeated by Slovakia

Published on 28 Март, 2023 in News, U21

The national team of Macedonia under the age of 21 was undeservedly defeated by the corresponding selection of Slovakia in the match that decided the winner of the international control tournament "Antalya Cup 2023".

The selected players of the head coach Dragi Kanatlarovski can regret the minimal defeat of 1:0, considering our better game during all 90 minutes and several excellent opportunities to score a goal. In addition to the dominance on the field and the excellent game, our young footballers were also damaged, two clear penalties were not awarded in our favor.

The only goal of today's match was the work of Veselovski in the 66th minute of the match.

In the first part, the referee did not award a clear foul on Dimitar Todorovski in the opponent's penalty area with the score 0:0.

In the second half, Hristijan Maleski found himself in a good opportunity, but was illegally pulled by the opponent's hand. Another situation in which a clean penalty against Macedonia was not awarded.

In this match, the young Macedonian national team missed several outstanding opportunities to score a goal through Kalkan, Krstevski, Angelov.

Macedonia: Dimitrievski, Despotovski, Fetai, Stojchevski, Feta, Nikolov, Ramadani, Todorovski, Kalkan, Ilievski;

Head coach: Draghi Kanatlarovski;

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