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Armenia Defeats Slovakia 4-0 (Update)

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The Armenian team scored a historic victory over Slovakia.

ZILINA, Slovakia (A.W.)—The Armenian soccer team defeated its Slovakian counterpart 4-0 in Zilina in a Group B qualifying match for Euro 2012.

Scoring for the Armenian side were Movsisyan (57th minute), Mkhitaryan (70th), G. Ghazaryan (80th), and Sarkisov (91st).

Armenia’s victory propelled it to the third place in Group B, only three points behind leaders Russia. The latter drew against the Republic of Ireland (0-0).

On Sept. 2, Armenia had defeated Andorra 3-0.

Below are the Group B standings:

Group B

P Pts
1  Russia 8 17
2  Republic of Ireland 8 15
3  Armenia 8 14
4  Slovakia 8 14
5  FYROM 8 7
6  Andorra 8 0

4 Comments on Armenia Defeats Slovakia 4-0 (Update)

  1. Slovakia ranks 26 in FIFA world ranking and Armenia 71, this will be a great chance for Armenia to climb higher in ranking. Congratulation to our Armenia men’s soccer team!!

  2. I agree. Armenia is the most improved team in Europe in my opinion. Go Armenia!

  3. Yea!  Go Armenia. Keep it up.  We need more good news like this.

  4. avatar Random Armenian // September 8, 2011 at 9:17 am // Reply

    Those were excellent plays by the Armenian. Slovakia did not appear to have the fighting spirit in this game, which would also explain the 4-0 difference. Armenia will need to keep the can-do attitude with other tough opponents in the upcoming games such as Ireland.

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