Cyprus manage to take a point from Slovenia on Tuesday night despite in the lead.
Fotis Pappoulis gave Cyprus the lead by calmly slotting the ball past the goalkeeper and give Ran Ben Simon’s men a well deserved lead.
The hosts got back into the game and the pressure they applied on Cyprus was enough the equalising goal with Nejc Skubic in the 83rd minute.
Both teams had a player sent off towards the end of the game with Ilicic and Jason Demetriou the culprits.
Cyprus are still third in their group with 4 points and above them in second is Norway with 9 and Bulgaria with 12 points.