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Bulgaria defeats Lithuania in a world cup qualifier

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The Bulgaria National Football Team won 1:0 versus Lithuania in a world cup qualifier in Group C played in Sofia. Ivaylo Chochev scored a header in the 82nd minute of the match. 

This was the first victory of the Bulgaria National Football Team in an official match in nearly 2 years after the 1:0 victory against the Czech Republic in a European qualifier. “Nothing would have mattered after the draw with Italy if we had not won against Lithuania”, said Bulgaria’s coach Yasen Petrov after the match. 

On September 8 Bulgaria will play a home match versus Georgia.


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