World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Greece draw 1-1 with Bosnia and Herzegovina

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ATHENS, Nov. 13, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Greece tied 1-1 with Bosnia and Herzegovina (halftime: 0-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday night at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens.

The Bosnians started off well by taking the lead thanks to Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanić in the 32nd minute. However, even though they were leading 1-0 at half time, they could not prevent a comeback by Greece with a saving goal from Greek defender Giorgos Tzavellas in the 90th minute.

The result put the Greek second in Group H with 10 points. Bosnia and Herzegovina is third with 7 points. In their next game, Greece will meet group leaders Belgium at the Karaiskakis Stadium on March 25, while Bosnia and Herzegovina will face Gibraltar.

Fixtures and Results : Group H

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Overview

Greece at the World Cup

  • 3 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)

Bosnia and Herzegovina at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (2014)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Greece
1:1
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1:1 (0:1)
  • 13 November 2016
  • 20:45
  • Athens

Group H

TeamPts
Belgium12
Greece10
Bosnia and Herzegovina7
Cyprus3
Estonia3
Gibraltar0

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