A friendly match between the U21 teams of Belarus and Moldova was held at the stadium of FC Minsk. Manager Igor Kovalevich's Belarus had to equalize to bring the final score to 1:1.
The game against Moldova was the final stage of preparation of Igor Kovalevich's team for the U21 Euro qualification against the Netherlands. The match will take place in Minsk on September 2.
Belarus is in group 8 and is currently in 3rd place out of 5 teams. Slovakia are first on 12 points, the Netherlands are second with 9 and Belarus is 2 points behind. Turkey are fourth with six points and lagging behind are Cyprus with only 1 point after 5 games. Turkey have one match in hand.
In the previous match against the Netherlands, Belarus narrowly lost 0-1 away.