The national team of Ukraine in the ninth round of qualifying for the world Cup with the account 2:0 have defeated Kosovo.
Torrential rain in Albania has not prevented Andriy Shevchenko to take all three points in an away match with Kosovo and to continue the fight for getting to the Russian world Cup. Own goal of the defender of Kosovo and accurate shot Andriy Yarmolenko brought “blue-yellow” fifth victory in the qualifying round.
The best player in the national team of Ukraine became Yevhen Konoplyanka is a midfielder, “Schalke” regularly threatened the goal of Kosovo and became the author of assists for the first goal.
Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine): “a tough match, the weather conditions are terrible. Kosovars tried, fought. Our guys survived. Very well played. Our next match is the final. We need to win regardless of today’s results of our opponents.”
Qualifying to the world championship the national team of Ukraine will complete the October 9 home game against Croatia – only in case of victory of “blue-yellow” will rise on the second place and guarantee their participation in the play-offs.
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