Posts tagged as UEFA Nations League

First win in four years: Lithuanian men’s football team beats Albania

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

On Monday, Lithuania’s national football team ended a four-year losing streak after a 1:0 win against Albania in the UEFA Nations League. The men’s national team hasn’t won an official game since beating Malta 2:0 in October 2016. Donatas Kazlauskas scored the winning goal at the beginning of the second half. All four teams – Albania, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Lithuania – have each three points in Group 4 of the…

Greece investigates display of Nazi symbols at Estonia game

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Greek prosecutor is investigating the display of a Nazi symbol by home fans during a Greece’s match against Estonia in Athens in the UEFA Nations League, the Associated Press reported. The investigation by a prosecutor for racist violence was ordered Tuesday following a complaint by Greece’s Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis. Photos from Sunday’s match at the Athens Olympic Stadium showed a small group of black-clad Greek fans displaying a…

The UEFA Nations League: Estonia and Hungary shared six goals in Tallinn

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Estonia and Hungary in the UEFA Nations League shared six goals in a 3-3 draw in Tallinn. The hosts opened the scoring through Siim Luts in the 24th minute but were quickly pegged back by Dominik Nagy. Estonia lost their goalkeeper Mihkel Aksalu just before the break through injury. Nine minutes after the interval they were behind when Hungary captain Adam Szalai turned the ball home. An reinvigorated Estonia turned…

Montenegro defeat Lithuania in Nations League group stage

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Montenegro beat Lithuania 4-1 on Sunday in the fourth round of the UEFA Nations League group stage. At the LFF Stadium in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, Montenegro’s Stefan Mugosa tapped in the opener in the 10th minute, and in the 35th minute Boris Kopitovic turned in a corner. Mugosa converted a penalty in the 45th minute. Subtitute Darko Zoric added the fourth before Rolandas Baravykas pulled one back…