Greece draws against Kosovo no hope of World Cup

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After allowing a late equaliser at Kosovo on Sunday, Greece is essentially out of the running in the 2022 World Cup.

It took 45 minutes for the national team to create its first goal-scoring chance. Yet in the first-half injury, a great through ball by captain Tasos Bakasetas split open the Kosovo defence to put Tasos Douvikas with only the keeper to beat.

The youngster made no mistake from just inside the box to give the Greeks the lead.

Halfway through the second half, Greece dropped back to maintain its lead, committing its biggest mistake as it allowed the hosts to resume control of the game and put tremendous pressure on the Greek defence.

Greece is hosting Sweden in Athens on Wednesday, but Greece has no chance of making the World cup.