FIN vs MCD Dream11: Finland will be up against North Macedonia in the first fixture of Men’s Volleyball European Championship. Both sides will be eager to start of their campaign on a positive note and it could indeed turn out to be an intriguing affair. Both Finland and North Macedonia have met just once in the past, where it was Finland that secured a win by 3:1 (25:23, 25:22, 23:25, 25:21). North Macedonia will be eying redemption and the game is expected to be closely contested this time around.
Date: September 1, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 11:30 PM (IST)
Venue: Hristo Botev SOFIA
North Macedonia: LLL
Head to Head
Both sides have met once before, and it was Finland that registered a 3-1 win.
N Breilin, V Koukka, L Keminen, M Esko, F Ivanov, A Lakinen, E Tervaportti, N Niinivaara, H Porkka, M, Juhinen, S Savonsalkmi, M Rasanen, S Sinkkonen, T Siirila, J Hanninen, A Ronkainen, V Nikkinen, A Sitala, A Makinen, N Suihkonen, N Seppanen, A Nikula, J Jokela, U Sivula, A Mukkonen
Finland Starting Lineup (Possible)
N Breilin, M Esko, N Niniivaara, H Porkka, J Hannien, A Nikula
North Macedonia News
K Richliev, V Mihailov, F Nikolovski, D Angelovski, D Stojanov, M Stoshkij Junior, E Richliev, F Despotovski, G Gjorgiev, M Miraschiev, F Savovski, F Madjunkov, R Kloppcheski, F Lepoidocki, S Nakov, R Nikolov, T Shulajovski, B Baftijari, L Kostikj, S Iliev, A Ljaftov, V Milev, I Adonov, S Aleksov, N Gjorgiev, S Asrov
North Macedonia Starting XI (Likely)
K Richliev, D Stojanov, M Mirashciev, F Savovski, B Baftijari, A Nikula
Aaro Nikula impressed in the CEV Champions League by scoring 41 points from two appearances. He is expected to play a pivotal role for Finland.
Blerton Baftijari and Ivan Andonov should be starting for North Macedonia as they can accumulate points for their side.
Jiri Hanninen at the Wing Spiker position can also be one of the danger man from Finland’s end.
L: N Breilin
S: D Stojanov
B: S Savonsalmi
A: J Hannien, A Ljaftov
U: A Nikula
Finland are heading in as favorites to win.
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