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Miguel Almiron red carded again as Aleksandar Mitrovic gets last gasp winner

2 months ago
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An eventful Thursday night for Miguel Almiron.

Although only a friendly, the Newcastle striker finding himself sent off against Serbia.

Two yellow cards in the 43rd and 54th minutes adding up to a red.

This was a second red card in just over six months for Miguel Almiron, having also been sent off in a 4-2 defeat to Mexico in March.

To make matters even worse, former Newcastle forward Aleksandar Mitrovic struck a last gasp winner for Serbia.

Elsewhere, Martin Dubravka was beaten in the 25th minute by Kieffer Moore but Slovakia equalised in the 53rd minute through Kucka. Dubravka’s team then dominating but unable to find a winner. The game ending 1-1.

With two group games left to play, Slovakia are three points behind leaders Croatia and a point ahead of third placed Hungary.

Wednesday 9 October

Liberia 1 Chad 0 – ANC Qualifier (Mo Sangare)

Making his fifth international appearance, the NUFC midfielder played the first 56 minutes of the win.

Thursday 10 October

Serbia 1 Paraguay 0 – Friendly (Miguel Almiron)

Not a great night for Miguel Almiron, booked in the 43rd minute he got a second yellow in the 54th minute which added up to a red.

Then to make matters worse, former NUFC striker scored Serbia’s winner in the last minute.

Slovakia 1 Wales 1 – EC Qualifier (Martin Dubravka)

Martin Dubravka was beaten in the 25th minute by Kieffer Moore but Slovakia equalised in the 53rd minute through Kucka. Dubravka’s  team then dominating but unable to find a winner.

With two group games left to play, Slovakia are three points behind leaders Croatia and a point ahead of third placed Hungary.

Friday 11 October

USA v Cuba – CONCACAF Nations League (DeAndre Yedlin)

Saturday 12 October

Malta v Sweden – EC Qualifier (Emil Krafth)

Denmark v Switzerland – EC Qualifier (Fabian Schar)

Sunday 13 October 

Chad v Liberia – ANC Qualifier (Mo Sangare)

Slovakia v Paraguay – Friendly (Miguel Almiron and Martin Dubravka)

Tuesday 15 October

Sweden v Spain – EC Qualifier (Emil Krafth)

Switzerland v Republic of Ireland – EC Qualifier (Fabian Schar)

Canada v USA – CONCACAF Nations League (DeAndre Yedlin)

Thursday 17 October

Burkina Faso v Ghana – ANC Qualifier (Christian Atsu)

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