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UEFA Nations League: Bulgaria - Finland Match press kits

UEFA Nations League - 2020/21 SeasonMatch press kits

BulgariaBulgariaNatsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski - SofiaSunday 15 November 2020
18.00CET (19.00 local time)
Group B4 - Matchday 5
FinlandFinland
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Nations League
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/10/2020GS-FTFinland - Bulgaria2-0
HelsinkiTaylor 52, Jensen 67
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
28/04/1993QR (GS)Bulgaria - Finland2-0
SofiaStoichkov 15 (P), Yankov 43
14/05/1992QR (GS)Finland - Bulgaria0-3
HelsinkiBalakov 61, Kostadinov 70, 85
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
13/05/1981QR (GS)Bulgaria - Finland4-0
SofiaSlavkov 1, 53, Kostadinov 55, Tzvetkov 88
04/06/1980QR (GS)Finland - Bulgaria0-2
HelsinkiMarkov 28, Kostadinov 81
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/10/1961QR (GS)Bulgaria - Finland3-1
SofiaDiev 17, Velichkov 33, Yakimov 66; Pietilainen 7
16/06/1961QR (GS)Finland - Bulgaria0-2
HelsinkiIliev 25, Kolev 74 (P)
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Bulgaria3300330010019711195
Finland3003300311009117519

Last updated 12/11/2020 15:21CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Bulgaria - Squad list
League phase
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Martin Lukov05/07/199327Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 10
13Hristiyan Vasilev05/12/199722Beroe - 00
23Ivan Karadzhov12/07/198931Arda - 00
Defenders
2Strahil Popov31/08/199030Hatayspor - 20
4Aleksandar Vasilev27/04/199525Ludogorets - 00
5Kristian Dimitrov27/02/199723Hajduk Split*40
6Cicinho26/12/198831Ludogorets*10
15Vasil Bozhikov02/06/198832Slovan Bratislava - 10
19Dimitar Velkovski22/01/199525Cercle Brugge - 10
22Aleksandar Tsvetkov31/08/199030Beroe - 30
Midfielders
7Dominic Yankov28/07/200020Ludogorets - 00
8Serkan Yusein31/03/199624FC CSKA 1948 Sofia - 00
10Bozhidar Kraev23/06/199723Midtjylland - 41
11Yanis Karabelyov23/01/199624Slavia Sofia*30
16Kristiyan Malinov30/03/199426Leuven - 30
17Birsent Karagaren06/12/199227Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 30
18Galin Ivanov15/04/198832FC CSKA 1948 Sofia - 20
20Dimitar Iliev25/09/198832Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 20
Forwards
9Spas Delev22/09/198931Arda - 20
12Denislav Aleksandrov19/07/199723FC CSKA 1948 Sofia - 00
21Svetoslav Kovachev14/03/199822Arda - 00
Coach
-Georgi Dermendzhiev04/01/195565 - 40
Finland - Squad list
League phase
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Lukas Hradecky24/11/198930Leverkusen - 40
12Jesse Joronen21/03/199327Brescia - 00
23Anssi Jaakkola13/03/198733Bristol Rovers - 00
Defenders
2Paulus Arajuuri15/06/198832Pafos - 20
3Daniel O'Shaughnessy14/09/199426HJK*20
5Juhani Ojala19/06/198931VB - 20
18Jere Uronen13/07/199426Genk - 40
22Nicholas Hämäläinen05/03/199723QPR - 10
Midfielders
4Joona Toivio10/03/198832Häcken - 20
6Glen Kamara28/10/199525Rangers - 40
8Robin Lod17/04/199327Minnesota - 00
11Rasmus Schüller18/06/199129HJK - 10
13Pyry Soiri22/09/199426Esbjerg - 30
14Tim Sparv20/02/198733Larissa*40
15Onni Valakari18/08/199921Pafos - 00
16Robert Taylor21/10/199426Brann - 31
17Nikolai Alho12/03/199327HJK - 20
19Joni Kauko12/07/199030Esbjerg - 20
21Ilmari Niskanen27/10/199723Ingolstadt - 30
Forwards
7Rasmus Karjalainen04/04/199624Örebro - 20
9Marcus Forss18/06/199921Brentford - 00
10Teemu Pukki29/03/199030Norwich*40
20Joel Pohjanpalo13/09/199426Union Berlin - 40
Coach
-Markku Kanerva24/05/196456 - 40

Last updated 15/11/2020 11:09CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDonatas Rumšas (LTU)
  • Assistant refereesAleksandr Radius (LTU) , Dovydas Sužiedėlis (LTU)
  • Fourth officialRobertas Valikonis (LTU)
  • UEFA DelegateGeorges Lüchinger (LIE)
  • UEFA Referee observerAlexandru Deaconu (ROU)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Donatas Rumšas21/03/1988140

UEFA Nations League matches between the two teams

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
17/07/2019UCL1QRPFC Ludogorets 1945Ferencvárosi TC2-3Razgrad

Last updated 13/11/2020 12:21CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Bulgaria

  • UEFA Nations League - Group stage – final tournament
    Group B4 - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Wales43103010
    Finland4301419
    Republic of Ireland4022132
    Bulgaria4013151
    Matchday 1 (03/09/2020)
    Bulgaria 1-1 Republic of Ireland
    1-0 Kraev 56, 1-1 Duffy 90+3
    Georgiev, S. Popov, Zanev (79 Galabov), Dimitrov, Kostadinov, Nedelev (83 Tsvetkov), Delev (76 Karagaren), Kraev, Nedyalkov, Malinov, Ivanov
  • Matchday 2 (06/09/2020)
    Wales 1-0 Bulgaria
    1-0 N. Williams 90+4
    Georgiev, Goranov, Dimitrov, Cicinho, Kostadinov, Nedelev (82 Krastev), Kraev (61 Iliev), Karabelyov, Nedyalkov, Karagaren, Ivanov (70 Delev)
  • Matchday 3 (11/10/2020)
    Finland 2-0 Bulgaria
    1-0 Taylor 52, 2-0 Jensen 67
    Lukov, S. Popov, Dimitrov, Despodov, Nedyalkov (60 Velkovski), Bozhikov, Malinov, Yomov, Isa (60 Kraev), Iliev (75 Nedelev), Tsvetkov (75 Karabelyov)
  • Matchday 4 (14/10/2020)
    Bulgaria 0-1 Wales
    0-1 J. Williams 85
    Mihaylov, Terziev, Dimitrov, Cicinho, Nedelev, Kraev (75 Isa), Despodov (84 Karagaren), Karabelyov, Nedyalkov, Malinov (46 Tsvetkov), Yomov
  • Matchday 5 (15/11/2020)
    Bulgaria-Finland
  • Matchday 6 (18/11/2020)
    Republic of Ireland-Bulgaria

Finland

  • UEFA Nations League - Group stage – final tournament
    Matchday 1 (03/09/2020)
    Finland 0-1 Wales
    0-1 Moore 80
    Hradecky, D. O'Shaughnessy, Ojala, Väisänen, Kamara, Pukki, Niskanen (86 Soiri), Sparv (76 Lam), Uronen, Kauko (71 Jensen), Pohjanpalo
  • Matchday 2 (06/09/2020)
    Republic of Ireland 0-1 Finland
    0-1 Jensen 64
    Hradecky, D. O'Shaughnessy, Ojala, Väisänen, Kamara, Taylor, Pukki (91 Karjalainen), Sparv, Alho, Pohjanpalo (63 Jensen), Hämäläinen (79 Uronen)
  • Matchday 3 (11/10/2020)
    Finland 2-0 Bulgaria
    1-0 Taylor 52, 2-0 Jensen 67
    Hradecky, Arajuuri, Toivio, Kamara, Taylor (74 Soiri), Pukki (87 Karjalainen), Sparv, Uronen, Pohjanpalo (65 Jensen), Niskanen (87 Alho), Raitala
  • Matchday 4 (14/10/2020)
    Finland 1-0 Republic of Ireland
    1-0 Jensen 66
    Hradecky, Arajuuri, Granlund (86 Raitala), Toivio, Kamara (75 Schüller), Taylor, Jensen (86 Kauko), Pukki (81 Pohjanpalo), Soiri (46 Niskanen), Sparv, Uronen
  • Matchday 5 (15/11/2020)
    Bulgaria-Finland
  • Matchday 6 (18/11/2020)
    Wales-Finland

Last updated 06/11/2020 13:38CET

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