The boys team opened the European Championship with 0: 3 over Luxembourg
Israel struggled and Jan Yusupov missed Pendel, but he corrected with a double (78 and 82) and Kerem Zoabi signed (87) in a game in Rishon Lezion
Monday, 16 May 2022, 21:53
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Summary: Israel's youth team - Luxembourg 0: 3 (Sport 1)
Tonight (Monday), the Israeli team began its fourth appearance in history at the European Youth Championships and the first as host, and did so with a not easy 0: 3 against Luxembourg in Rishon Lezion.
This result puts Israel at the top of House A, ahead of Germany, which earlier defeated Italy 2: 3 in Ness Ziona.
Two will qualify from every home and Gadi Bromer's team hopes to take advantage of the home run to get ahead of one of the two favorites.
On Thursday, the team will meet Italy in Ness Ziona and will first play against Germany at the stadium in Lod.
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Jan Yusupov (Photo: Official Website, Football Association)
Tonight's game did not open in a positive way for Israel, who lost captain Maor Yeshilirmak due to an injury in the 25th minute.
His replacement, Avi Turgeman, was also injured and left in the 54th minute, when the team had a hard time breaking through the red bunker.
A wonderful opportunity to score the lead goal but the home team's goalkeeper Jan Yusopov somehow missed a penalty 64 minutes into the match.
A Betar Jerusalem player corrected in the 78th minute, after a great depth delivery from Maniv Yehoshua, and this goal took the wind out of Luxembourg's sails. 87 and ran to celebrate with the family in the stands.
Israeli national teams
The boys' team