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Israel ties Romania 1-1 in UEFA Euro 2024 qualifier

The Blue and White remain in third place in the group.

A UEFA Euro 2024 group I qualifying round soccer match between Israel and Andorra at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem, June 19, 2023. Photo by Oren Ben Hakoon/Flash90.
A UEFA Euro 2024 group I qualifying round soccer match between Israel and Andorra at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem, June 19, 2023. Photo by Oren Ben Hakoon/Flash90.

Israel’s national soccer team tied Romania 1-1 on Saturday evening in a UEFA Euro 2024 qualifier match.

The draw before 49,193 fans at Bucharest’s National Arena left the Blue and Whites in the same position before taking the field—in third place with 8 points. That is 1 point behind second-place Romania and 3 points behind first-place Switzerland, which tied Kosovo 2-2 away on Saturday. The top two countries advance to next summer’s tournament in Germany.

Andorra tied Belarus 0-0 in Saturday’s other Group I match.

Romania hit the back of the net first with a strike by Denis Alibec in the 27th minute. Israel’s attacking midfielder Oscar Gloukh, 19, who plays his club soccer for Red Bull Salzburg, responded with a goal at the 53-minute mark.

Israel hosts Belarus at Bloomfield Stadium in Jaffa on Tuesday before taking on Switzerland at the same venue on Oct. 12.

While Israel is fighting for a trip to Germany next year, the team has already qualified for the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics. Israeli soccer will be heading to the Olympics for the third time.

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