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Greece attacking duo to miss Egypt game – Reports

Greece attacking duo to miss Egypt game - Reports

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national team manager Michael Skibbe will be forced to make changes to his side when they face in a friendly on Tuesday.

Greek news outlets have reported that Skibbe is going to face the Pharaohs without his attacking duo of Efthymios Koulouris and Dimitris Limnios.

READ: Michael Skibbe names Greece squad for Egypt friendly

Koulouris made his international debut this week when Greece fell to a 1-0 defeat to Switerzland, while Dimitris Limnios remained on the bench.

Genk winger Nikolaos Karelis is also a doubt for the tie, but on the bright side, Marseille striker, Kostas Mitroglou is back from injury and is set to feature against Egypt.

According to Greek website On Sports, the 30-year-old, who is the national team’s top scorer, is fit and will feature on Tuesday in spite of the injury he picked up against Switerzland.

The Pharaohs are set to face Greece on Tuesday the 27th of March in the second friendly in preparation for the in Russia.

On the other hand, Greece have not qualified for the World Cup, but are preparing for the UEFA Nations League and 2020 UEFA Euro qualifiers.

Youssef Wael is a massive Al Ahly and Manchester United supporter from Cairo, Egypt. One of the few Egyptians who never really wanted to have a career in football, just played it as a hobby. Wael also played squash for 7 years.



  1. Yehya Asker

    March 25, 2018 at 7:04 PM

    Greece offense is mediocre at best anyways, but they have a very good defense. I’m hoping that Cuper try a more attacking formation than 4-2-3-1 because it wouldn’t make sense to have a 0-0 game!

  2. Ali G.

    March 26, 2018 at 1:41 AM

    Last time Egypt lost 0:5 to Greece eith Gohary.

  3. AS

    March 26, 2018 at 3:29 AM

    Greece qualified for the 2014 world cup yo!

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