Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 20h53

Eagles decisive in the U-21's qualification for the play-off

Football

Portugal's victory over Bosnia, by 4-2, in the last match from the qualifying round for the 2019 European Championship. 

The U-21 National Team faced and beat Bosnia (4-2), in the last round from the 2019 European Championship qualifiers, with three players from Benfica in the Starting XI: Yuri Ribeiro, João Félix e Jota.

Portugal's starting XI: Joel Pereira; Diogo Dalot (Diogo Gonçalves), Jorge Fernandes, Diogo Leite and Yuri Ribeiro; André Horta, Pêpê and João Carvalho; João Félix (Pereira Lage); Jota and Diogo Jota (Heriberto).

Substitutes: João Virgínia, Ivanildo Fernandes, Diogo Gonçalves, Eustáquio, Gil Dias, Heriberto and Lage.

Portugal's goal scorers: André Horta (20'), Jõao Felix (53'), Diogo Gonçalves (63') and Heriberto Tavares (90'+1)

With this result, Portugal U-21 team has amassed 22 points and sealed the presence in the 2019 European Championship play-off, jointly organized by Italy and San Marino.

Portugal joins Greece, Poland and Austria (the fourth best runner-ups) for the draw that will take place on Friday and the decisive matches of this stage are scheduled for November.

Text: Sónia Antunes

Pics: Archive / FPF

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