National Team defeats Latvia 2:1 in Euro 2012 qualifying

By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
June 4, 2011 22:29

Israel's National Soccer Team defeated Latvia 2:1 on Saturday in a Group F qualifying match for Euro 2012.

Yossi Benayoun and Tal Ben Haim scored goals for Israel.

The win moved Israel up to second place level on 13 points with leaders Croatia who have a game in hand having played six matches. They beat Georgia 2-1 in Split on Friday.

Third-placed Greece, who have 11 points from five matches, were hosting bottom side Malta later on Saturday.



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