Hungary qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a thrilling 2-1 comeback win over Iceland way to a overdue equaliser from Loic Nego and a stoppage-time winner by way of Dominik Szoboszlai.
Hungary will be a part of Portugal, France and Germany in Group F at next year’s tournament, with the primary and 0.33 of these games to be played on the Puskas Arena in Budapest.
Iceland had gone ahead whilst goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi fumbled a Gylfi Sigurdsson unfastened kick into his very own net inside the eleventh minute, prompting a match-lengthy onslaught shape the home aspect.
Playmaker Szoboszlai became key to Hungary’s effort, whipping crosses and set pieces into the field, and he almost put his facet degree simply earlier than the ruin with a long-distance loose kick that required a complete-stretch dive from Hannes Haldorsson to save.
The Hungarian siege on Iceland’s aim persevered in the second half of, however they struggled to create many first rate possibilities and looked vulnerable on the spoil as the visitors sought to take advantage of the distance in the back of the home defence at the counter.
Iceland alternative Albert Gudmundsson almost killed the sport off with a late sliding effort however simply failed to connect to Jon Dadi Bodvarsson’s cross and it changed into the most expensive of misses.
French-born Hungary substitute Nego joined the fray inside the 84th minute and he become quickest to a ball that pinged between defenders inside the location, slotting domestic to equalise mins from the stop of everyday time.
Extra time loomed but Szoboszlai had other ideas and capped a extremely good overall performance through firing domestic inside the second minute of introduced time to seal a lovely win and ship his facet through to the finals, prompting wild celebrations by way of his team on the end.