World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Bulgaria defeats Belarus 1-0

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SOFIA, Nov. 13, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Bulgaria defeated Belarus by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday night at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia.

All the action happened in the first half, with I. Popov goal in the 10th minute.

The result put the Bulgarians fourth in Group A with 6 points. Belarus is 5th with 2 points. In their next game, Bulgaria will meet second-placed the Netherlands at the Vasil Levski National Stadium on March 25, while Belarus will face Sweden.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Overview

Bulgaria at the World Cup

  • 7 appearances (first in 1962)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1994)

Belarus at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Bulgaria
1:0
Belarus
1:0 (1:0)
  • 13 November 2016
  • 18:00
  • Sofia

Group A

TeamPts
France10
Netherlands7
Sweden7
Bulgaria6
Belarus2
Luxembourg1

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