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Bulgaria Beats Belarus 2:1 in Friendly Match

Sports | March 5, 2014, Wednesday // 19:45| Views: 1734 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Beats Belarus 2:1 in Friendly Match Andrey Galabinov sprints forward with the ball in his debut for the national team. Photo by Sportal.bg

The Bulgarian national team won its first match for 2014, beating Belarus 2:1 in a friendly in Sofia.

The home side was the better throughout most of the game, which was played in front of a nearly empty stadium and rather low-paced.

Georgi Milanov, who plays for CSKA Moscow, opened the scoring with a volley shot from a corner kick in the 14th minute.

Substitute Vladimir Gadzhev scored a header for 2:0 in the 66th minute, while Krivets pulled one back for the away team, with only 4 minutes left on the clock.

The friendly match was a chance for coach Lyuboslav Penev to try some of his less experienced players. It was also a debut for striker Andrey Galabinov, who has been making a name recently in Italian second division team Avellino.

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