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European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

BulgariaBulgariaSunday 5 September 2021
18.00CET (00.00 local time)
Group C - Matchday 5
LithuaniaLithuania
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Bulgaria------------110030
Lithuania------------100103

Last updated 11/08/2021 17:04CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Bulgaria - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Nikolay Mihaylov28/06/198833Levski - 000039-
-Georgi Georgiev12/10/198832Cherno More - 10007-
-Daniel Naumov29/03/199823CSKA 1948 - 10003-
Defenders
-Vasil Bozhikov02/06/198833Slovan Bratislava*2000342
-Anton Nedyalkov30/04/199328Ludogorets*100020-
-Petko Hristov01/03/199922Spezia*20005-
-Ivan Turitsov18/07/199922CSKA-Sofia - 00004-
-Valentin Antov09/11/200020Monza*30009-
-Andrea Hristov01/03/199922Slavia Sofia - 20004-
Midfielders
-Dimitar Iliev25/09/198832Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 2000102
-Ivaylo Chochev18/02/199328CSKA 1948 - 4000253
-Todor Nedelev07/02/199328Botev Plovdiv - 0000332
-Kristiyan Malinov30/03/199427Leuven - 300024-
-Georgi Kostadinov07/09/199030Arsenal Tula*4000293
-Ilian Iliev20/08/199922Apollon - 10002-
-Georgi Yomov06/07/199724CSKA-Sofia*300072
-Birsent Karagaren06/12/199228Lokomotiv Plovdiv - 200012-
-Dominic Yankov28/07/200021Ludogorets - 10007-
Forwards
-Spas Delev22/09/198931PFC Arda - 3000322
-Radoslav Kirilov29/06/199229Slavia Sofia - 10003-
-Kiril Despodov11/11/199624Ludogorets - 3100212
-Kaloyan Krastev24/01/199922CSKA-Sofia - 10001-
-Atanas Iliev09/10/199426Ascoli*410072
Coach
-Yasen Petrov23/06/196853 - 40007-
Lithuania - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Ernestas Šetkus25/05/198536H. Tel-Aviv - 100028-
-Edvinas Gertmonas01/06/199625Žalgiris - 00001-
-Titas Krapikas03/01/199922Spezia - 0000--
Defenders
-Vaidas Slavickas26/02/198635Sūduva*100019-
-Linas Klimavičius10/04/198932Dainava - 000027-
-Rolandas Baravykas23/08/199526UTA*1100182
-Dominykas Barauskas18/04/199724Riteriai - 10001-
-Vytas Gašpuitis04/03/199427Dunfermline - 20008-
-Artemijus Tutyškinas08/08/200318Crotone - 0000--
Midfielders
-Arvydas Novikovas18/12/199030Erzurumspor - 30006712
-Martynas Dapkus16/02/199328Kauno Žalgiris - 200013-
-Donatas Kazlauskas21/03/199427Academica Clinceni*2000242
-Ovidijus Verbickas04/07/199328Žalgiris - 1000211
-Vykintas Slivka29/04/199526Apollon Smyrnis - 2000422
-Fedor Černych21/05/199130Jagiellonia*3000629
-Domantas Šimkus10/02/199625H. Kfar-Saba*200020-
-Linas Mėgelaitis09/09/199822Viterbese*10004-
-Justas Lasickas06/10/199723Voždovac - 200022-
-Edgaras Utkus22/06/200021Cercle Brugge*10003-
-Karolis Uzėla11/03/200021Žalgiris - 10001-
-Benas Šatkus01/04/200120Nürnberg - 10002-
Forwards
-Eligijus Jankauskas22/06/199823Panevezys - 10003-
-Edgaras Dubickas09/07/199823Piacenza - 10002-
Coach
-Tomas Ražanauskas07/01/197645 - 10001-

Last updated 05/09/2021 11:12CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeJohn Beaton (SCO)
  • Assistant refereesDaniel McFarlane (SCO) , Alan Mulvanny (SCO)
  • Video Assistant RefereePeter Bankes (ENG)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeNeil Davies (ENG)
  • Fourth officialNicholas Walsh (SCO)
  • UEFA DelegatePhilippe Prudhon (FRA)
  • UEFA Referee observerMarkus Strömbergsson (SWE)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
John Beaton09/01/1982245

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
26/07/2018UEL2QRPFC CSKA-SofiaFC Admira Wacker Mödling3-0Sofia
16/10/2018UNLGS-FTNorwayBulgaria1-0Oslo
15/08/2019UEL3QRRacing Club de Strasbourg AlsacePFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv 19261-0Strasbourg
26/08/2021UECLPOFK Bodø/GlimtFK Žalgiris Vilnius1-0Bodo

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:32CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Bulgaria

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group C - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Italy43107110
    Switzerland2200416
    Northern Ireland3111434
    Bulgaria4022262
    Lithuania3003170
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Bulgaria 1-3 Switzerland
    0-1 Embolo 7, 0-2 Seferović 10, 0-3 Zuber 13, 1-3 Despodov 46
    P. Iliev, S. Popov, Zanev, Cicinho (72 Tsvetanov), Kostadinov, Despodov (48 Delev), D. Dimov, Bozhikov, Malinov (71 Chochev), Yomov (70 I. Iliev), D. Iliev (46 A. Iliev)
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Bulgaria 0-2 Italy
    0-1 Belotti 43 (P) , 0-2 Locatelli 82
    P. Iliev, Antov, Vitanov (88 Rainov), Cicinho (46 Karagaren), Kostadinov (62 Malinov), Galabinov, Delev (78 A. Iliev), D. Dimov, Bozhikov, Chochev, Tsvetanov
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Northern Ireland 0-0 Bulgaria
    Naumov, P. Hristov, Antov, Kostadinov (43 Vitanov), Vutov (46 D. Iliev), Galabinov (73 A. Iliev), Despodov, Yomov (72 Karagaren), Chochev, Tsvetanov (73 Zanev), A. Hristov
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Italy 1-1 Bulgaria
    1-0 Chiesa 16, 1-1 A. Iliev 40
    Georgiev, A. Hristov, Antov, P. Hristov, Kostadinov, Vitanov (74 Malinov), Despodov (74 Kirilov), Yankov (57 Chochev), Nedyalkov, Yomov (46 Delev), A. Iliev (69 Krastev)
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Bulgaria-Lithuania
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Lithuania-Bulgaria
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Bulgaria-Northern Ireland
  • Matchday 10 (15/11/2021)
    Switzerland-Bulgaria

Lithuania

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Switzerland 1-0 Lithuania
    1-0 Shaqiri 2
    Švedkauskas, Dapkus, Gašpuitis, Beneta, Vaitkūnas, Novikovas, Mikoliūnas, Slivka (75 Tautvydas Eliošius), Lasickas (58 Laukžemis), Šimkus, Černych (81 Petravičius)
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Lithuania 0-2 Italy
    0-1 Sensi 48, 0-2 Immobile 90+4 (P)
    Švedkauskas, Dapkus, Girdvainis, Beneta, Sirgėdas (58 Tautvydas Eliošius), Vaitkūnas, Novikovas, Mikoliūnas (74 Gašpuitis), Slivka, Šimkus (83 Petravičius), Černych (74 D. Kazlauskas)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Lithuania 1-4 Northern Ireland
    0-1 Ballard 20, 0-2 Washington 52 (P) , 1-2 Baravykas 55, 1-3 Lavery 67, 1-4 McNair 82 (P)
    Šetkus, Šatkus, Dubickas (74 D. Kazlauskas), Novikovas, Slavickas (74 Barauskas), Lasickas, Verbickas (80 Uzėla), Mėgelaitis, Utkus, Černych (80 E. Jankauskas), Baravykas
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Bulgaria-Lithuania
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Italy-Lithuania
  • Matchday 7 (09/10/2021)
    Lithuania-Bulgaria
  • Matchday 8 (12/10/2021)
    Lithuania-Switzerland
  • Matchday 9 (12/11/2021)
    Northern Ireland-Lithuania

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:32CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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