2016 European Championship Qualifying, Group Stage 2016
  • Mihail Aleksandrov (20')
  • Dimitar Rangelov (56')

Bulgaria defeat Azerbaijan to conclude Euro qualifying

Bulgaria ended their unsuccessful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win at home to Azerbaijan on Tuesday night.

The hosts ensured they finished in fourth place in Group H, five points ahead of their opponents, thanks to goals from Mihail Aleksandrov and Dimitar Rangelov.

Aleksandrov opened the scoring in the 20th minute when he headed Ivelin Popov's outswinging corner from the right low into the net.

And Rangelov sealed his side's third win of the campaign with a 56th-minute header, meeting Zhivko Milanov's right-wing cross.

Ivaylo Petev's side finished the 10 games nine points behind third-placed Croatia.