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Latvian U-21 football team loses to England in European Championship qualifier

BC, Riga, 12.09.2018.Print version

Latvian national under-21 football team was defeated by England 1:2 (1:1) in a UEFA European U-21 Championship qualifier in Jelgava yesterday.

Andris Jurkovskis opened the scoring in the 28th minute, but Tammy Abraham scored an equalizer in the 40th minute and Mason Mount made the score 2:1 for England in the 73rd minute of the match.

In their first-leg match in England, Latvia was defeated 0:3.

At the moment, England is first in Group D standings with twenty points from eight matches. Netherlands has twelve points from seven matches, Ukraine and Scotland have eleven points each, Latvia is in fifth place with three points, and Andorra is in last place with two points.

Latvia will play Netherlands and Andorra in October.

The European U-21 Championship will take place in Italy and San Marino next summer.

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