Youth team of Ukraine in Zaporozhye in the selection for Euro 2019 at the last minute put the squeeze on Andorra.
Oleksandr Golovko’s team match with the outsider of the group started very understated. Suffice it to say that the first shot on target of Andorra Ukrainian youth team inflicted only in the 30th minute when the goalkeeper turned for a corner shot of the Swede.
In the second half, Ukraine expected the beginning of a protracted assault on the gates of Andorra. The visiting goalkeeper dealt with everything that Dejan Lovren his gate, and when he was helpless, helped luck in the 86th minute, the Swedish penalty sent the ball well over the crossbar.
The Swede did not dwell on this point, and quickly corrected himself – midfielder of “Karpaty” in the style of Arjen Robben has shifted from wing to centre and excellent long-range shot sent the ball into the top corner of the goal Andorra.
Taking maximum points in home matches with Latvia and Andorra, Ukraine joined the struggle for an exit in final tournament of Euro-2019, but the right to misfire the team Golovko anymore. 13 of October “blue-yellow” in the home match will take Scotland, and on October 16 in the final match of the qualifying round will play away with the Netherlands.
Ukraine – Andorra 1:0
Goal: Swede, 87
Ukraine: Kanevcev, Mikolenko, Popov, Timchik (Gutsulyak, 81), Mickle, Lednev, Shaparenko (Tretyakov, 46), Nazarene, Kovalenko, Swede, Boyarchuk (Rusin, 46).
Latvia – England 1:2
Netherlands – Scotland 1:2
Standings: England – 20, Ukraine – 14, Scotland – 14, nl – 12, Latvia – 3, Andorra 2.
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