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Albania face wait after historic win over Romania

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Lyon (AFP) Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase.

Sadiku headed home the game's only goal after 43 minutes in Lyon to leave debutants Albania facing an anxious wait to see if they qualify from Group A as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Albania face wait after historic win over Romania

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Lyon (AFP) Armando Sadiku scored Albania's first goal at a major tournament in a historic 1-0 win over Romania on Sunday to keep alive their slender hopes of progressing to the Euro 2016 knockout phase.

Sadiku headed home the game's only goal after 43 minutes in Lyon to leave debutants Albania facing an anxious wait to see if they qualify from Group A as one of the four best third-placed teams.

Romania ring changes for Albania clash

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Lyon (AFP) Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu made wholesale changes to his team for Sunday's crucial Group A match against Albania in Lyon.

Alexandru Matel replaced the injured Razvan Rat at left-back with Denis Alibec handed a start up front. Ovidiu Hoban, Adrian Popa and Nicolae Stanciu were all recalled after the 1-1 draw with Switzerland.

Romania ring changes for Albania clash

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Lyon (AFP) Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu made wholesale changes to his team for Sunday's crucial Group A match against Albania in Lyon.

Alexandru Matel replaced the injured Razvan Rat at left-back with Denis Alibec handed a start up front. Ovidiu Hoban, Adrian Popa and Nicolae Stanciu were all recalled after the 1-1 draw with Switzerland.

Stanciu in Romania Euro 2016 squad, Maxim left out

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Bucharest (AFP) Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu included young forward Nicolae Stanciu in his final squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday, but left out attacking midfielder Alexandru Maxim.

Steaua Bucharest's Stanciu only made his international debut in March, but after impressing with three goals in four appearances, Iordanescu has turned to the 23-year-old to help fix Romania's attacking problems.

Stanciu in Romania Euro 2016 squad, Maxim left out

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Bucharest (AFP) Romania coach Anghel Iordanescu included young forward Nicolae Stanciu in his final squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday, but left out attacking midfielder Alexandru Maxim.

Steaua Bucharest's Stanciu only made his international debut in March, but after impressing with three goals in four appearances, Iordanescu has turned to the 23-year-old to help fix Romania's attacking problems.

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Euro 2016: Guide to the 24 managers leading their nation this summer

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With the European Championships less than a month away, managers participating in the competition have plenty to grapple with – squad selection, the new tournament's format, and the unrivaled pressure of a major international tournament. Here is a look at the 24 men that will lead their countries at Euro 2016.

Euro 2016: Guide to the 24 managers leading their nation this summer

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With the European Championships less than a month away, managers participating in the competition have plenty to grapple with – squad selection, the new tournament's format, and the unrivaled pressure of a major international tournament. Here is a look at the 24 men that will lead their countries at Euro 2016.