5.24.2008

Greece surprised by Hungary in the Koeman debut

Greece allowed three goals in 16 minutes and Hungary beat the EURO 2004 champion 3-2 in Budapest. This was the first match with Erwin Koeman in the Hungarian bench and Greeks last match before beginning defense of its continental crown.

Greek Ioannis Amanatidis opened the match in the last occasion of the first half. But Balazs Dzsudzsak, Roland Juhasz and Krisztian Vadocz gave to return the indicator for Hungary that was put 3-1. Nikolaos Lymperopoulos goal wasn´t enough.

The Line-ups:
Hungary:
Marton Fulop, Zoltan Szelesi, Vilmos Vanczak, Roland Juhasz, Zsolt Low, Pal Dardai, Krisztian Vadocz, Zoltan Gera (Tamas Koltai, 89), Tamas Hajnal (Peter Orosz, 83), Balazs Dzsudzsak, Szabolcs Huszti.

Greece: Antonios Nikopolidis (Konstantinos Chalkias, 22), Georgios Seitaridis, Traianos Dellas (Christos Patsatzoglou, 67), Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Vassilios Torosidis, Paraskevas Antzas, Angelos Basinas (Nikolaos Lymperopoulos, 67), Konstantinos Katsouranis, Ioannis Amanatidis (Georgios Samaras, 46), Angelos Charisteas, Theofanis Gekas (Stylianos Giannakopoulos, 46).

2 comments:

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Monica 08 said...

omg! The reigning European champions. What do Greek fans think about their chances to defend their title now ;-).