Slovenia have avoided demotion from League B after picking up four points from two matches in the UEFA Nations League this month. The Slovenians were facing demotion to League C before they secured an home win over leaders Norway and an away draw against Sweden.
The Slovenians were underdogs ahead of the visit of Norway who at the top of Group B4 at the time. In the end, they were able to secure a 2-1 victory despite conceding the first goal of the game with all the goals coming in the second half. After a goalless first half, Manchester City striker ErlingHaaland scored the first goal of the game with two minutesgone in the second half. Norway led until 69 minutes when Panathinaikos FC of Greece attacker AndrazSporar equalised. Twelve minutes later, Slovenia turned the game on its head with their second goal thanks to the strike from wonder-kidBenjamin Sesko who plays his club football for Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian league.
In their second game in Group N4 this month, Slovenia sealed a battling 1-1 draw at the home of Sweden. The two teams were battling to stay in League B and it was the Slovenians who came out on top after securing the draw needed to avoid demotion to League C. The Swedes needed to beat Slovenia to avoid demotion to League C. Emil Forsberg scored the equaliser for Sweden in the first half to cancel out the Slovenian opener from the abovementioned Sesko as the two teams settled for a draw.