2011 Europe U-21 Championship, Switzerland vs. Armenia 2:1

On June 5 Armenia U-21 National Team played its first match within the frames of 2011 Europe U-21 Championship qualification round. Our team competed with Switzerland. The match took place at Bergholz Stadium in Wil. The host started the match very actively and already at the 20th minute of the first half the match score was 2:0. Eren Derdiyok scored at 17 minute and Shkelzen Gashi doubled the score at 20 minute. Our team managed to organize several dangerous attacks but they didn’t succeed in changing the match score at the first half of the match.
Our guys were more active at the second half. At 83th minute Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored and diminished the match score difference. At 87th minute Mihran Manasyan was showed a red card and Armenia U-21 National Team had to continue the match with 10 players.
The match ended 2:1 in favor of Switzerland U-21 National Team.

Let us remind that on June 9 Armenia U-21 National Team plays its second match within the frames of 2011 Europe U-21 Championship qualification round. Our team will compete with Turkey U-21 National Team this time. The match will take place at Republican Stadium in Yerevan at 20:00.

Switzerland vs. Armenia (U-21) 2:1
Bergholz Stadium, Wil

Referee - Bosko Yovanetic (Serbia)
Goals - Eren Derdiyok, 17, Shkelzen Gashi, 20, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, 83.

Switzerland - Yann Sommer, Yonas Elmer, Igor Djuric, Jonathan Rossini, Gaetano Berardi, Xavier Hochstrasser, Fabian Frei (Frank Feltsher, 89), Shkelzen Gashi (Adilson Gashi, 72), Eren Derdiyok (Mario Gavrancic, 64), Fabian Lustenberger, Adrian Nikci

Substitutes -Kevin Fikencher, Genserix Kusunga, Serkan Sahin, Daniel Pavlovic

Head Coach - Pierre-Andre Schurman

Armenia - Edvard Hovhannisyan, Artak Andrikyan, Gagik Daghbashyan, Karen Khachatryan, Karlen Mkrtchyan, Artur Yuspashyan, Artak Dashyan, Edgar Malakyan (Gevorg Ghazaryan, 46), Davit Manoyan (Mihran Manasyan, 80), Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Hovhannes Goharyan.

Substitutes - Gevorg Prazyan, Artashes Arakelyan, Artak Edigaryan, Levon Hayrapetyan, Sargis Karapetyan.

Head Coach - Flemming Serritslev

Yellow Cards - Fabian Fray, 40, Eren Derdiyok, 45, Hovhannes Goharyan, 58, Karen Khachatryan, 60, Mihran Manasyan, 83, 87.

Red Card
- Mihran Manasyan, 87.

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