Lilleküla Stadium - Tallinn 03/09/2014 - 18:00CET (19:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group 2

Estonia - Bulgaria
2-2
 

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Estonia and Bulgaria share the spoils

Published: Wednesday 3 September 2014, 21.10CET
Estonia 2-2 Bulgaria
Both sides ended with ten men as Tsvetelin Chunchukov salvaged a Group 2 point for the visitors in Tallinn.
by Viktor Solts
from Lilleküla Stadium
Estonia and Bulgaria share the spoils
Hannes Anier scores a penalty for Estonia ©EJL
 

Match statistics

Estonia
Bulgaria

2

Goals scored

2

6

Total attempts

18

5

on target

11

1

off target

6

0

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

1

5

Corners

3

0

Offsides

2

5

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

1

23

Fouls committed

10

9

Fouls suffered

23

Lineups

Estonia

Estonia

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

1Meerits (GK) (C)
Yellow Card90
1Gospodinov (GK)
2Mööl3Nedyalkov
Yellow Card90
4Avilov
Yellow Card84
4Vasev
Substitution78
5Elhi5Galabov
Red Card64
6Lepistu
Red Card90
7Kolev (C)
Goal8
7Gussev
Yellow Card37
Substitution75
9Chunchukov
Goal79
Substitution87
8Raudsepp
Yellow Card43
14Goranov
Yellow Card19
11Liivak
Substitution86
17Karachanakov
Substitution69
14Anier
Goal65
Yellow Card67
Substitution82
18Malinov
Yellow Card80
15Vihmann
Goal49
19Vasilev
17Luigend21Tsonev

Substitutes

12Aland (GK)12Lyubenov (GK)
9Lorenz6Hubchev
10Kirss
Substitution82
8Kolev
Substitution69
13Marin
Substitution75
10Rasim
16Aloe15Marin
18Ainsalu20Stanoev
Substitution87
22Junolainen
Substitution86
22Dryanov
Substitution78

Coaches

Martin Reim (EST) Pavel Panov (BUL)

Referee

Bryn Markham-Jones (WAL)

Standings

Last updated: 04/09/2014 01:06 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Wednesday 3 September 2014, 21.10CET

Estonia and Bulgaria share the spoils

Estonia 2-2 Bulgaria
Both sides ended with ten men as Tsvetelin Chunchukov salvaged a Group 2 point for the visitors in Tallinn.

Estonia remain locked together with Bulgaria in Group 2 after Tsvetelin Chunchukov's goal rescued a point for the visitors as both teams ended with ten men.

With play-off hopes already gone for both, pride was at stake and it was Bulgaria who went ahead after eight minutes through captain Aleksandar Kolev. Madis Vihmann and Hannes Anier's penalty turned the game around for the hosts before Chunchukov made it 2-2 with 11 minutes to go.

A great run down the left and curling shot put Pavel Panov's side ahead early in an entertaining first period which saw home keeper Marko Meerits and opposite number Anatoli Gospodinov make important saves. The equaliser did not arrive until the 49th minute when Vihmann converted a corner and Estonia were ahead shortly after when Anier converted from the spot after Plamen Galabov was dismissed for bringing the midfielder down in the area.

Against the odds the ten men achieved parity on 79 minutes as Chunchukov finished following a slaloming run from the right flank. There was late drama as Radoslav Tsonev struck the bar for Bulgaria and Brent Lepistu was sent off for the hosts, but the game ended all square.

Last updated: 04/09/14 8.10CET

Related information

http://www.uefa.com/under21/season=2015/matches/round=2000412/match=2011404/postmatch/report/index.html#bulgaria+hold+estonia

 
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