Thursday, 17 August

Armenia Comes from Behind to Beat Montenegro 3-2 in World Cup Qualifier


Armenia beat second placed Montenegro in a Group E 2018 World Cup qualifying match yesterday in Yerevan.

It was the first win for Armenia in the qualifiers.

With one win and three losses so far, Armenia is in 5th place in the group with three points.

Armenia was down 2-0 going into the second half of play, that saw goals by Artak Grigoryan, Varazdat Haroyan and Gevorg Ghazaryan, who scored a last-minute winner.

Opening ceremony.

Armenia coach Artur Petrosyan (right) is in high spirits.

Armenia forward Gevorg Ghazaryan a constant threat for Montenegro defenders.

Fans root for Armenia's national team, the Red Eagles.

Armenia goalkeeper comes off his line several times in the match. Coach Petrosyan tells Hetq after the game that he will have a talk with the inexperienced Beglaryan.

Defender Varazdat Haroyan scores on a corner kick.

Jubilant Armenian fans at final whistle.

Dejected Montenegro players at the final whistle .

Montenegro coach Ljubiša Tumbakovic - "I'm flabbergasted. It was a shock."

Coach Petrosyan - "After the final whistle I didn't enter the locker room. It was an emotional moment for me and I wanted to be alone to savor it."


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1. GB03:51 - 5 July, 2017
Coach Petrosyan had few vodka shots under table after the game!
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