St Johnstone goalkeeper Dimitar Mitov has made his international debut for Bulgaria.
The 26-year-old, who has been in outstanding form for the Perth club since signing from Cambridge United in the summer, started Thursday’s 1-0 friendly defeat to Iran.
Mitov played the full 90 minutes and will now hope to keep his place for Sunday’s trip to face Montenegro in a Euro 2024 qualifier.
Bulgaria are currently bottom of their group and without a win.
Mitov’s Saints team-mate, Sam McClelland, also suffered a 1-0 international loss on Thursday.
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He was part of the Northern Ireland under-21 side’s defeat to Luxembourg.
There was better news for Dan Phillips, though.
He started for Trinidad and Tobago in their Nations League clash with Curacao.
It was another 1-0 final score but this time a victory, thanks to an 87th minute Nathaniel James strike.