Greeks stumble to tiny Faeroes in shocker

[EURO 2016 QUALIFYING] Faeroe Islands pulled one of the biggest upsets in the history of European Championship when it beat Greece -- which went to the second round at this summer's World Cup -- in Piraeus. The 1-0 win was the Faeroes' first competitive away win in 13 years.

The victory was hardly a fluke as in addition to Johan Edmundsson's goal, the Faeroe Islands hit the woodwork twice. The closest the Greeks came to scoring was when Panayiotis Kone hit the crossbar in the 89th minute.

Euro 2016 Qualifying Results:
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Germany 4 (Mueller 12, 29, Goetze 38, own goal 67) Gibraltar 0.
Scotland 1 (Maloney 75) Ireland 0.
Greece 0 Faeroe Islands 1 (Edmundsson 61).
Hungary 1 (Gera 84) Finland 0.
Romania 2 (Papp 74, 79) Northern Ireland 0.
Portugal 1 (Cristiano Ronaldo 71) Armenia 0.
Serbia 1 (Tosic 4) Denmark 3 (Bendtner 60, 85, Kjaer 62).
Georgia 0 Poland 4 (Glik 51, Krychowiak 71, Mila 73, Milik 90+2).

The Greeks suffered their fourth loss in four qualifiers, a shocking turn of events after they came within a shootout of reaching the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

The loss likely meant the end of the reign of Claudio Ranieri. In a statement on the Greek federation's website, its president, Giorgos Sarris, admitted he was sorry for hiring Ranieri, who replaced Fernando Santos after the World Cup.

Euro 2016 Qualifying Schedule:
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Luxembourg vs. Ukraine
Macedonia vs. Slovakia
Spain vs. Belarus
England vs. Slovenia
San Marino vs. Estonia
Switzerland vs. Lithuania
Austria vs. Russia
Moldova vs. Liechtenstein
Montenegro vs. Sweden

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Netherlands vs. Latvia
Czech Republic vs. Iceland
Turkey vs. Kazakhstan
Belgium vs. Wales
Cyprus vs. Andorra
Israel vs. Bosnia
Azerbaijan vs. Norway
Bulgaria vs. Malta
Italy vs. Croatia
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