After draws with France and Finland in the qualification for FIFA World Cup 2022, Ukraine's national football team will play another game. This time, it will stand against Kazakhstan, the complete outsider in the qualification group. The match will take place at NSC Olimpiysky stadium in Kyiv at 9.45 p.m.
Currently, team standings in Group D look as follows:
1. France - 4 pts
2. Finland - 2
3. Ukraine - 2
4. Bosnia and Herzegovina - 1
5. Kazakhsatan - 0
The Yellow Blues are exhausted due to the tight game schedule. but they need this victory to get at least a slightest chance to pass the qualification stage.
And the fatigue is not the only thing that complicates the task for Andriy Shevchenko's squad; Ukraine's coach is pressed for several critically important players. Andriy Yarmolenko, Yevhen Konoplyanka, Viktor Tsygankov and Vitaliy Mykolenko are not going to help their teammates in this match. For what it's worth, Ukrainians need this victory - badly.