European Championship Qualifying - Group J
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Euro 2020 qualifying: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scores twice in Armenia's 4-2 win over Bosnia

Armenia
Armenia have never qualified for a major tournament

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored twice and had a hand in the other two goals as Armenia beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-2 in Euro 2020 qualifying.

The Arsenal midfielder, on loan at Roma, rounded keeper Ibrahim Sehic to score a third-minute opener.

He blasted a second into the roof of the net after Edin Dzeko had equalised.

Amer Gojak put Bosnia level again but Hovhannes Hambardzumyan scored from Mkhitaryan's cross and Stjepan Loncar turned a ball into his own net.

The result boosts Armenia's European Championship qualification hopes, but leaves Bosnia's in real jeopardy.

Armenia are three points behind second-placed Finland, who were beaten 2-1 by leaders Italy, with Bosnia another two points behind.

Line-ups

Armenia

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 16HayrapetyanBooked at 85mins
  • 19Hambardzumyan
  • 3Haroyan
  • 15Ishkhanyan
  • 13HovhannisyanSubstituted forHovhannisyanat 83'minutes
  • 21HovsepyanSubstituted forVardanyanat 77'minutes
  • 6MkrtchyanSubstituted forGrigoryanat 75'minutes
  • 11Barseghyan
  • 18Mkhitaryan
  • 22Adamyan
  • 10GhazaryanBooked at 33mins

Substitutes

  • 1Beglaryan
  • 2Calisir
  • 4Voskanyan
  • 5Grigoryan
  • 7Avetisyan
  • 8Vardanyan
  • 9Babayan
  • 12Aivazov
  • 14Hovhannisyan
  • 17Yedigaryan
  • 20Ambartsumyan
  • 23Miranyan

Bos-Herze

Formation 4-3-2-1

  • 12Sehic
  • 4TodorovicSubstituted forBajicat 85'minutes
  • 3Bicakcic
  • 17Zukanovic
  • 5Kolasinac
  • 7BesicBooked at 45minsSubstituted forLoncarat 80'minutes
  • 10PjanicBooked at 72mins
  • 13Cimirot
  • 8ViscaBooked at 25minsSubstituted forDuljevicat 64'minutes
  • 14Gojak
  • 11DzekoBooked at 72mins

Substitutes

  • 1Buric
  • 2Civic
  • 6Mihojevic
  • 9Duljevic
  • 15Sunjic
  • 16Bajic
  • 18Kovacevic
  • 19Krunic
  • 20Loncar
  • 21Hadzic
  • 22Kovacevic
  • 23Milosevic
Referee:
Benoît Bastien
Attendance:
12,457

Match Stats

Home TeamArmeniaAway TeamBos-Herze
Possession
Home39%
Away61%
Shots
Home22
Away19
Shots on Target
Home10
Away9
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Armenia 4, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Armenia 4, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Edin Dzeko (Bosnia and Herzegovina) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gojko Cimirot with a cross.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Amer Gojak (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stjepan Loncar.

  5. Goal!

    Own Goal by Stjepan Loncar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Armenia 4, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Armenia) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right. Assisted by Tigran Barseghyan following a fast break.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Miralem Pjanic (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

  8. Post update

    Gevorg Ghazaryan (Armenia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Attempt missed. Amer Gojak (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Haris Duljevic.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gevorg Ghazaryan (Armenia) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Tigran Barseghyan.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ervin Zukanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Conceded by Aram Hayrapetyan.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ermin Bicakcic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Edin Dzeko with a cross.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Conceded by Arman Hovhannisyan.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Riad Bajic replaces Darko Todorovic.

  16. Booking

    Aram Hayrapetyan (Armenia) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Edin Dzeko (Bosnia and Herzegovina) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Sead Kolasinac with a cross.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Armenia. Arman Hovhannisyan replaces Kamo Hovhannisyan.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Stjepan Loncar replaces Muhamed Besic.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sargis Adamyan (Armenia) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Erik Vardanyan.

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England3300141139
2Kosovo42207528
3Czech Rep420268-26
4Montenegro4022310-72
5Bulgaria5023511-62

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine54101111013
2Portugal31205325
3Luxembourg411245-14
4Serbia4112711-44
5Lithuania4013310-71

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northern Ireland440072512
2Germany430115699
3Netherlands320110556
4Belarus5104310-73
5Estonia4004214-120

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland532062411
2Denmark5230155109
3Switzerland422010468
4Georgia511348-44
5Gibraltar5005016-160

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hungary43016429
2Croatia43019459
3Wales42024406
4Slovakia42027616
5Azerbaijan4004412-80

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain66001731418
2Sweden6321138511
3Romania6312137610
4Norway623111839
5Malta6105213-113
6Faroe Islands6006320-170

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland540182612
2Austria530213679
3Slovenia52219368
4Israel52219818
5North Macedonia512268-25
6Latvia5005119-180

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France54011641212
2Turkey5401102812
3Iceland540185312
4Albania520367-16
5Moldova5104213-113
6Andorra5005011-110

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium55001511415
2Russia54011741312
3Kazakhstan52128807
4Scotland520359-46
5Cyprus51137614
6San Marino5005024-240

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy66001831518
2Finland640284412
3Armenia6303121119
4Bos-Herze6213121117
5Greece6123710-35
6Liechtenstein6015119-181
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