Faroes beat Lithuania 2-1

12.06.2022 - 09:38
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Faroes beat Lithuania 2-1
After two underwhelming displays in the Nations League, the Faroese national football team has returned to winning ways
National team manager Håkan Ericson with a well-deserved smile on his face after last night’s win
 

The Faroe Islands last night beat Lithuania by 2-1 in the Nations League tournament.

Despite a decent start by the Faroese side, the Lithuanians opened the score after only seven minutes.

About 15 minutes later, the Faroes made it 1-1 through a penalty confidently dispatched by Viljormur Davidsen.

Shortly before half time, Jákup B. Andreasen put the Faroes in the lead with a superb long shot.

Goalless second half

Despite good efforts for both teams in the second half, the score remained 2-1 at the final whistle.

The win moves the Faroes off the bottom of the League C Group 1 table.

Turkey leads the table with 9 points, followed by Luxembourg with 6, the Faroes with 3 and Lithuania at the bottom with no points.

 

Read the Faroese version of this article here.

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