Qualifying round (Group 1) - 14/11/2011 - 16:00CET (17:00 local time) - Theodoros Kolokotronis Stadium - Tripoli Arkadia
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Višća ensures victory for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published: Monday 14 November 2011, 19.34CET
Greece 0-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The visitors took all three Group 1 points in chilly Tripolis, triumphing thanks to Edin Višća's powerful strike midway through the second half.
by Vassiliki Papantonopoulou
from Asteras Tripolis
Višća ensures victory for Bosnia and Herzegovina
Srdjan Grahovac (left) tracks Greece's Giannis Fetfatzidis ©InTime
Published: Monday 14 November 2011, 19.34CET

Višća ensures victory for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Greece 0-1 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The visitors took all three Group 1 points in chilly Tripolis, triumphing thanks to Edin Višća's powerful strike midway through the second half.

Bosnia and Herzegovina are up to second place in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 1 after Edin Višća scored the only goal against Greece.

The İstanbul BB SK player punished the hosts' failure to clear their lines midway through the second half, running on to a neat pass from Miroslav Stevanović and unleashing a powerful left-footed drive from inside the penalty area that beat goalkeeper Kostas Lambrou.

Lambrou was called into action inside the opening three minutes to save a shot from Nemanja Bilbija, who then had another effort kept out by the Greece goalkeeper. Sandwiching those attempts was a Tassos Lagos header which pressed Semir Bukvić into service at the other end.

Both goalkeepers, from Giannis Fetfatzidis and Višća respectively, were tested again before the end of a lively half, while after the break Višća struck a post. From the rebound the woodwork was rattled again, this time by Bilbija.

Višća then cleared the crossbar but was rewarded for his perseverance after 67 minutes. Greece, beaten 5-4 at home by Germany on Friday, were unable to respond, substitute Nikos Karelis coming closest to an equaliser in added time when he hit Bukvić's left-hand upright.

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