Once in a group with teams of Italy and Spain, the national team of Israel initially had only theoretical chances to fight for a ticket to Russia. Experts agree in opinion that the Israelis are waiting for the third place in the group, which does nothing.
But now the fight for third place will be difficult. The Israelites were defeated the national team of Albania in Haifa 0:3.
Israel: Ghoresh, Tawatha, Tzedek, Tibi, Dasa, Refaelov (Vered, 57), Natcho, The Golas (Hernandez, 53), Zaavi, Almog Cohen, Saar (Benayoun, 67)
Albania: Strakosha, Mavraj, Husi, Alii, Jemsite, Hick, Roshi (Leela, 53), Mamushi, Abrashi, Kukeli (Opening 82), The Garden (Cicalese, 70)
In the first half two goals were scored by Armando Sadiku (Zurich, on loan played this season for Lugano). In the second half, scored Ledian Memory (Pescara).