World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Macedonia hold Albania to 1-1

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STRUMICA, Sep. 5, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Macedonia tied 1-1 with Albania (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Mladost Stadium in Strumica.

No goals in the first half and one each in the second, Trajkovski ('78 on penalty) for Macedonia, Roshi ('53) for Albania.

The result put the Albanians third in Group G with 13 points. Macedonia is 5th with 7 points. In their next game, Albania will meet group leaders Spain at the Mladost Stadium on October 6, while Macedonia will face Italy.

Fixtures and Results : Group G

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Overview

Macedonia at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)

Albania at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1966)
2018 World Cup Poster
Macedonia
1:1
Albania
1:1 (0:0)
  • 5 September 2017
  • 20:45
  • Strumica

Group G

TeamPts
Spain22
Italy19
Albania13
Israel9
Macedonia7
Liechtenstein0

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