With a 2-2 draw in Bulgaria, the Hungarian national football team secured its third consecutive participation in the European Championship, and the fifth in its history (including the Championship). In addition, for the first time in 38 years, he was able to qualify directly from the European or World Cup qualifying series without additional qualifiers. Our team was undefeated and leads Group Seven, and in the last round, against Montenegro, it can compete for the top spot in the last group.
|We are out of the European Championship! Moreover, on a straight leg, and not after additional qualifying (Photo: Miklós Szabó)|
♦ Hungarian national football team after 1964 (4 teams final – 3rd place), 1972 (4 teams final – 4th place), 2016 (24 teams – 8th place final after 1st place in the group) and 2021 (24 teams – 4th place) Place in the group) In 2024 He can play in the European Championship for the fifth time. We have reached our third European Championship in a row, and 24 teams have participated (will participate) in all three continental competitions.
♦ The last time this happened was in May 1985 when the Hungarian national team qualified from the qualifying series as group leader and did not have to play as a substitute in the qualifiers. Then, with 10 points, ahead of the Netherlands, Austria and Cyprus, we finished first in Group E of the European qualifiers for the 1986 World Cup.
♦ The Hungarian national team has played 11 matches so far in the European Championship. The record is 2 wins (1964, Spain: Hungary-Denmark 3: 1 – after extra time; 2016, France: Hungary-Austria 2-0), 4 draws, 5 defeats.
♦Among the players who participated in the European Championship qualifiers Attila Viola, Adam Lange, and Adam Nagy And Laszlo Kleinheisler He could participate in his third European Championship in Germany.
♦ Marco Rossi He is the first captain of our national team who can lead our national team in two European Championships.
Selected EC qualifiers in Hungary – 2023
Saturday 17 June
Montenegro – Hungary 0-0
Tuesday 20 June
Hungary – Lithuania 2-0 (1-0)
Budapest, Puskas Stadium. g: Barnabas Varga (32), R. Salai (83)
Thursday 7 September
Serbia-Hungary 1-2 (1-2)
Belgrade. g: Szalai A. (10th – own goal), O Barnabas Varga (34th), W. Orbán (36th)
Saturday 14 October
Hungary – Serbia 2–1 (2–1)
Budapest, Puskas Stadium. g: Barnabas Varga (20), R. Salai (34), or Pavlovich (33.)
October 17 Tuesday
Lithuania-Hungary 2-2 (2-0)
Kaunas. g: Cernish(20), Service(36), or D. Szoboszlai (67 – from 11), Barnabas Varga (82)
Thursday 16 November
Bulgaria – Hungary 2-2 (1-1)
Sofia. g: Delev (24), Despodov (79 – from 11), or Adam M. (10th), Petkov (minute 90+7 – own goal)
Sunday 19 November