Armenia has withstood a half against Germany, world class number two. In a friendly match in Mainz (Mainz) on Friday night, Armenia, dominated held firm for more than 50 minutes against the onslaught Germans largely dominating the Armenian selection. Germany opened the scoring by Andre Schürrle (52). But in the 69th minute, one of the few attacks Armenia, Gevorg Ghazarian was fouled in the area of German reparation. Henrikh Mkhitaryan equalized from the penalty (69). Less than 20 minutes after the game, the score was tied between Germany and Armenia. Armenia held a feat. But logic had run its course and the “German Machine” unfold relentlessly.
Lukas Podolski restored the advantage to Germany (72). Benedikt Höwedes and (73), Miroslav Klose (77) and Mario Götze (83, 89) carried the score to 6-1 in favor of the German selection. A selection nevertheless a blow with the injury to his left ankle Marco Reus left the field. After this victory river, Germany reassured and confident will fly to Brazil, where she will face Portugal (June 16) for his first match at the World Cup. Armenia has withstood before cracking, will coach Bernard Challandes around rethink organize his back line very excited. Note that hundreds of supporters Armenians were present at Coface Arena Mainz with dozens of Armenian tricolor widely visible for a live broadcast by many television channels match.
Armenia back to the 38th World position in FIFA rankings … is ahead of Turkey
Armenia is in the 38th position in the ranking of the best teams in the world by FIFA published June 5 Armenian selection was ranked 33rd last month, and plunges 5 postions. Result of his victory in a friendly match against the United Arab Emirates (4-3) and especially his defeat (1-3) against Algeria. Armenia faced yesterday that Germany ranked World No. 2. It was Spain who leads the FIFA rankings ahead of Germany and Brazil. France is 17th, Turkey 39th, the 96th and 83rd Azerbaijan Georgia.