Finland coach Mixu Paatelainen was magnanimous in the 1-0 defeat by Hungary, while wondering how different things could have turned out if Jere Uronen's effort just before half-time had not come back off the post.
It was a good game and we are disappointed to lose, obviously. I thought we could have got a draw but we were a little unlucky having hit the woodwork. However, congratulations to Hungary who were in better shape than we expected and played well, and to Zoltán Gera for his winning goal.
Finland coach Mixu Paatelainen has no fresh injury worries ahead of Friday night's away match in Budapest. However, there will be at least one change to Finland starting line-up as Brøndby IF goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky will take the place between the posts instead of VVV-Venlo goalkeeper Niki Mäenpää, who has played the first three matches of the campaign. Otherwise, Paatelainen would not reveal his lineup on the eve of the match.
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