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Israel show spirit in Slovenia

Published: Friday 5 September 2003, 19.11CET
Slovenia 1-2 Israel Omer Golan scores a late winner to secure comeback victory for Israel.
Published: Friday 5 September 2003, 19.11CET

Israel show spirit in Slovenia

Slovenia 1-2 Israel Omer Golan scores a late winner to secure comeback victory for Israel.

Slovenia's hopes of qualifying for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship seem slimmer tonight after a 2-1 home defeat by Israel.

Third place race
Israel had already held Slovenia in June, and in what they will hope will be a premonition for tomorrow's UEFA EURO 2004™ meeting between their senior sides, picked up a win that lifts them to within a point of Slovenia, who lie third in Group 1.

Slovenian lead
The home side seemed to be on their way in the 19th minute when lively HNK Hajduk Split player Klemen Lavric converted a penalty. However, that goal woke the visitors up and they gradually wrested control of the match.

Israel comeback
Yosef Shivhon levelled the scores in the 35th minute, and from that point it seemed that an away win was a distinct possibility. And it came to pass nine minutes from the end when Reuven Oved beat two defenders and set up Omer Golan to score.

French test
Israel now welcome Malta to Antalya, Turkey on Tuesday, while the same night Slovenia must beat group leaders France to stay in the running for a top-two place.

Last updated: 28/03/13 3.56CET

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Lineups

Slovenia

Slovenia

Israel

Israel

1
FornezziSašo Fornezzi (GK)
1
NirGal Nir (GK)
Yellow Card76
2
AljančičJanez Aljančič
2
AzariaEitan Azaria
3
LunderMatjaz Lunder
3
NagarYossi Nagar
Yellow Card17
4
IličBranko Ilič
4
GalCohen Gal
Substitution76
5
PlastovskiDejan Plastovski
5
YifrahOz David Yifrah
6
MujkanovičAmel Mujkanovič
Yellow Card45
Substitution46
6
GazalRavid Gazal
Yellow Card41
7
DedičRusmin Dedič
Yellow Card50
Substitution71
7
AbutbulShay Abutbul
8
BeršnjakDominik Beršnjak
Substitution59
8
AzuOphir Azu
Yellow Card75
9
LavričKlemen Lavrič (C)
Goal20
9
GolanOmer Golan
Yellow Card10
Goal82
Substitution86
10
MejačAleš Mejač
10
OvedReuven Oved (C)
Yellow Card25
11
ŽilavecDenis Žilavec
11
ShivhonYossi Shivhon
Goal37
Substitution90+4

Substitutes

12
HandanovičSamir Handanovič (GK)
18
Al-MadonTom Al-Madon (GK)
13
ŠulerMarko Šuler
Substitution71
12
T. CohenTamir Cohen
Substitution76
14
BerkoSebastjan Berko
13
MishaelofMoshe Mishaelof
15
MatičDarijan Matič
Substitution59
14
VermouthGil Vermouth
Substitution90+4
16
ŽinkoLuka Žinko
Substitution46
15
BitonMoshe Biton
Substitution86
17
KršićAdmir Kršić
16
Ben MohaAshaf Ben Moha
18
DedičZlatko Dedič
17
WashihunIyaso Washihun

Coach

Lucjo Pertic (SVN) Moshe Sinay (ISR)

Referee

Sten Kaldma (EST)

Assistant referees

Heigo Niilop (EST), Uno Tutk (EST)

Fourth official

Margus Kotter (EST)

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