Four gunfights and a last-Minute Coup of Ukraine

four gunfights and a last minute coup of ukraine

Last Update: 21.03.2024 23: 25

Robert Lewandowski can continue to hope for his fourth consecutive European Championship participation, Georgia even for its tournament Premiere and the most spectacular Coup was achieved by Ukraine: after the Play-off semi-finals, only six Teams are fighting for the last three Tickets to the final round in Germany.

For Israel and Luxembourg, among others, The Dream Ended. Lewandowski and Poland did not let anything burn in the 5:1 (1:0) against Estonia. Ukraine, Greece, Iceland, Wales and Georgia, which has never qualified for a European Championship, are also in the race after winning on Thursday (21.03.2024).

Five Polish goals – none from Lewandowski

In Warsaw, Przemyslaw Frankowski (22.), Piotr Zielinski (50.), the Ex-Düsseldorf Jakub Piotrowski (70.) and Sebastian Szymanski (76.) as well as an own goal by St. Paulis Karol Mets (73.) for the clear victory of the Poles, who had disappointed immensely in qualifying with third place behind Albania and the Czech Republic.

The White-Reds will thus face Wales on Tuesday in Cardiff, which prevailed with 4:1 (2:1) against Finland. Only the winner goes to the European Championship (14. June to 14. July).

Three-pack by Gudmundsson

Iceland won against Israel after trailing also with 4: 1 (2: 1), triple scorer was Albert Gudmundsson (39., 83., 87.). After the victory in Budapest, where the Israelis played their home match because of the war in Gaza, the quarter-finalist of 2016 can hope for his second European Championship participation.

The decision on the Ticket is made in the duel with Ukraine, which faced Bosnia and Herzegovina in exile in Budapest thanks to a late double pack from Roman Yaremchuk (85.) and Artem Dowbyk (88.) still won 2-1 (0-0).

KSC striker hits double for Georgia

Meanwhile, Georgia can dream of its European Championship Premiere thanks to Budu Zivzivadze from Karlsruhe SC. The striker of the Second Division scored a double pack in the 2:0 (1:0) against underdogs Luxembourg (40./63.).

In the fight for the European Championship Ticket, it is now again in Tbilisi on Tuesday against Greece, which easily knocked Kazakhstan out of the race with 5:0 (4:0). Goalscorers: Anastasios Bakasetas (9.), Dimitrios Pelkas (15.), Fotis Ioannidis (37.), Dimitrios Kourbelis (40.) and an own goal by Erkin Tapalov (85.).

The three finals at a glance
Team ATeam BVenue
Ukraine Island Wroclaw / Poland
Wales Poland Cardiff
Georgia Greece Tiflis

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