Football: Greek squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers

Publish: 5:36 PM, November 12, 2019 | Update: 5:36:PM, November 12, 2019

ATHENS,  – Greece coach John van ‘t Schip announced on Monday his 24-man squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Armenia and Finland.

Called up for the first time was 22-year-old midfielder Sebastian Vasiliadis who plays for German side SC Paderborn.

The Greeks play Armenia away on November 15 and Finland at home on November 18 and have virtually no chance of qualifying with only eight points in as many matches in Group J.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Vasilis Barkas (AEK Athens), Odysseas Vlachodimos (Benfica/POR), Alexandros Paschalakis (PAOK Thessaloniki)

Defenders: Michalis Bakakis (AEK Athens), Dimitris Giannoulis (PAOK Thessaloniki), Dimitris Siovas (CD Leganes/ESP), Kostas Tsimikas and Leonardos Koutris (both Olympiakos), Kostas Stafilidis (1899 Hoffenheim/GER), Haris Mavrias (Omonia/CYP), Pantelis Hatzidiakos (AZ Alkmaar/TUR), Vasilis Lambropoulos (Deportivo La Coruna/ESP)

Midfielders: Dimitris Kourbelis (Panathinaikos), Sebastian Vasiliadis/SC Paderborn/GER), Andreas Bouchalakis (Olympiakos), Kostas Galanopoulosand Petros Mantalos (both AEK Athens)

Forwards: Efthimis Koulouris (Toulouse/FRA), Tasos Bakasetas (Alanyaspor/TUR), Vangelis Pavlidis (Willem II/NED), Tasos Donis (Stade de Reims/FRA), Dimitris Limnios (PAOK Thessaloniki), Giannis Fetfatzidis (Aris Thessaloniki), Giorgos Masouras (Olympiakos)