Hungary defeat Finland in Euro 2016 qualifier

Modified 15 Nov 2014

Budapest, Nov 15 (IANS) Hosts Hungary beat Finland 1-0 in a Euro 2016 Group F qualifier here.

Zoltan Gere's header in the 84th minute Friday secured Hungary's first home victory since coach Pal Dardai took over the team in September, reports Xinhua.

Former coach Attila Pinter was dismissed after the team lost their first group match to Northern Ireland.

This is Hungary's second win of the group stages. The Hungarians have collected seven points from their last three matches, standing third in the group which includes Romania, Northern Ireland, Faroe Islands and Greece.

Romania sit top with 10 points, with Northern Ireland on nine, Finland four, Faroe Islands three and Greece one.

Hungary will play a friendly match with Russia here Tuesday.

Published 15 Nov 2014
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