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Uefa Under-21 qualifying: Northern Ireland fall to first defeat in Slovakia

Northern Ireland Under-21 manager Ian Baraclough
Ian Baraclough's Northern Irish beat Estonia and Albania in their opening two qualifiers

Northern Ireland fell to their first defeat in Uefa Under-21 qualifying as Slovakia scored the only goal in Tuesday's match in Senica.

Borussia Mönchengladbach's 19-year-old midfielder Laszlo Benes struck a sweet right-foot finish from 12 yards past Conor Mitchell in the 61st minute.

Slovakia take over from N Ireland on goal difference as Group Two leaders.

They have won both their games while Ian Baraclough's Northern Irish have six points from three fixtures.

New manager Baraclough had guided NI to last-gasp wins over Estonia and Albania in his first two matches in charge.

Northern Ireland's next match is at home to Estonia on 10 October.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Tuesday 5th September 2017

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Greece U2122007166
2Belarus U21311123-14
3Croatia U2111003033
4Moldova U21310238-53
5Czech Rep U2110101101
6San Marino U21200203-30

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Slovakia U2122003126
2Northern Ireland U2132013216
3Albania U2131113304
4Spain U2111001013
5Estonia U21401325-31
6Iceland U21100123-10

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark U2122009096
2Poland U2111003033
3Lithuania U21210136-33
4Finland U2110101101
5Faroe Islands U21301217-61
6Georgia U21100103-30

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine U2121107164
2England U2121104134
3Scotland U2111002023
4Latvia U21302114-32
5Netherlands U21201113-21
6Andorra U21201106-61

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland U2122004136
2Kosovo U2142026426
3Israel U2121103124
4Germany U2111001013
5Norway U21301226-41
6Azerbaijan U21200226-40

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium U2121102114
2Sweden U2111004133
3Hungary U2111002113
4Cyprus U21210135-23
5Turkey U2110100001
6Malta U21300336-30

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Russia U2121103034
2Armenia U2131113304
3Serbia U2111004043
4Austria U2111003033
5Macedonia U2111003033
6Gibraltar U214004013-130

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Romania U2132106247
2Switzerland U21311124-24
3Portugal U2111002023
4Bosnia and Herzegovina U2131027433
5Wales U2121013213
6Liechtenstein U21200208-80

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Kazakhstan U21311146-24
2Slovenia U2111003123
3France U2111004133
4Luxembourg U21310235-23
5Montenegro U2110101101
6Bulgaria U21100101-10
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