By Laman Ismayilova
The Azerbaijan national football team has beaten the Slovakian
team in the UEFA Nations League, Azernews reports.
The match of the first group of the League ended with a score of
Renat Dadashov and Hojat Hagverdi scored for the Azerbaijani
national team. Eric Jirka scored a goal for Slovakia from a penalty
The UEFA Nations League is a biennial international football
competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the
UEFA's member associations, the sport's European governing
The first tournament started in September 2018, following the
2018 FIFA World Cup. The four group winners from League A qualified
for the finals played in Portugal in June 2019.
According to the approved format, some 54 UEFA national teams
are divided into four leagues: 12 teams in League A, 12 teams in
League B, 14 teams in League C, and 16 teams in League D. In each
league, four groups were formed (with three or four teams) and
teams played each other both home and away games.
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