1/8 finals, June 29, 22:00, Sweden - Ukraine, 1: 2
Quarter-finals, July 2, 22:00, England - Ukraine
Ukraine beats Sweden! Zinchenko opened the score, but Forsberg managed to equalize. In the second half, there were three rods, but there were no goals. We went to overtime, where Danielson roughly jumped into Besedin's knee. Young Artem Dovbyk entered the field and on the 121st minute of the match with a header brought Ukraine to the first-ever Euro quarterfinal.
The starting lineups of the teams for today's match have become known. By the way, the future rival in the quarterfinals is already known - England, which overcame Germany.
Sweden: Olsen, Lustig, Lindelöf, Danielson, Augustinsson, S. Larsson, K. Ulsson, Ekdahl, Forsberg, Isak, Kulusevski.
Ukraine: Bushchan, Karavaev, Zabarny, Kryvtsov, Matvienko, Sidorchuk, Stepanenko, Zinchenko, Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Shaparenko.
The national team of Ukraine will play with the Swedes in a blue uniform.
And yet it happened! Ukraine goes to the Euro playoffs! The Swedes beat the Poles, and the Spaniards defeated Slovakia and everything turned out as we need. Now we are waiting for the opponent. All with a historic achievement! Strangely achieved, but nonetheless.
So, at the time of the last game day of the group stage, the Ukrainians have not yet lost the chance to play in the playoffs. So far, we are ahead of the Spaniards and Finns. And our final location will be determined after today's matches. We cheer for the French who will play against Portugal - if they win and the more they score, the better for us. And also it is necessary to support the Slovaks, who will play with the Spaniards.
Ranking of the Euro 2020 teams that ranked third:
Czech Republic - 4 points
Switzerland - 4
Portugal - 3
Ukraine - 3
Finland - 3
Spain - 2
We lost to the Austrians. We lost with the minimum score, which is important. But they lost "toothlessly" and with an incredible marriage in their own actions. The group was expected to be won by the Dutch, followed by the Austrians. We are in third place with three points. So far we are going further, but there are still more than half of the matches of the tour ahead and everything can change.
And now the starting lineups have arrived. Shevchenko's team has no changes.
Ukraine: Bushchan, Karavaev, Zabarny, Matvienko, Mykolenko, Sidorchuk, Shaparenko, Zinchenko, Malinovsky, Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk
Austria: Bachmann, Dragovich, Hinteregger, Alaba, Liner, Zabitzer, K. Schlager, Laimer, Grillich, Baumgartner, Arnautovich
Both bands will come out in their primary colors.
Goalkeepers: 1. Georgy Buschan, 12. Andriy Pyatov, 23. Anatoly Trubin
Defenders: 2. Eduard Sobol, 4. Serhiy Krivtsov, 13. Ilya Zabarny, 16. Vitaly Mykolenko, 21. Oleksandr Karavaev, 22. Mykola Matvienko, 24. Oleksandr Tymchyk
Midfielders: 3. Georgy Sudakov, 5. Serhiy Sydorchuk, 6. Taras Stepanenko, 7. Andriy Yarmolenko, 8. Ruslan Malynovsky, 10. Mykola Shaparenko, 11. Marlos, 14. Evgeny Makarenko, 15. Viktor Tsygankov, 17. Oleksandr Zinchenko
Forwards: 9. Roman Yaremchuk, 19. Artem Besedin, 26. Artem Dovbyk.
Head coach of the Ukrainian national team Andriy Shevchenko shared his impressions of the upcoming rival of his team at Euro.
“Austria is a well-balanced team that fights, plays to the end, constantly pressing. Their best playing element is counterattack after pressing in the middle of the field. We need to be careful in the construction of the game. the sharper we play, the harder it will be for the Austrians to defend."
The game between Ukraine and Austria at Euro 2020 will be judged by the Turkish referee team. The chief judge will be Cuneyt Chakyr. His assistants are Bahattin Duran and Tariq Engun. Chakyr was the referee of the match between Ukraine and Sweden at Euro 2012 (2: 1), the match against France in the playoffs of the 2014 World Cup (2: 0), as well as the game against Slovenia in the qualification of Euro 2016 (1: 1).
The game Ukraine - Netherlands was watched by 4 481 128 spectators - this is the best program of the day on the channel "Ukraine" for June 13. The match Ukraine - North Macedonia was watched by 2 945 357 spectators.
Meanwhile, the Dutch beat the Austrian national team 2: 0. “Orange” is already in the playoffs, ours will compete with the Austrians for second place. And we have a goal-conceded advantage.
Netherlands - 6 points
Ukraine - 3
Austria - 3
North Macedonia - 0
Ukrainians cannot play at Euro without a specific plot. Shevchenko's wards had an excellent first half, scoring twice against North Macedonia (Yarmolenko and Yaremchuk scored again). But at the beginning of the second half, Karavaev touched Pandev's leg in his own penalty area and the Macedonians earned a penalty. Ours also hit the 11-meter kick, but closer to the end of the match, for Avramosky's handball. But the goalkeeper of North Macedonia Dimtrieski was able to beat off a penalty.
There are only 4 hours left before the match in Bucharest. Today the match of the national team of Ukraine opens the game day. Shevchenko's charges are very serious. Today only victory is expected from them. And for all the events of the match, we will write in our online broadcast of the match. The lineups will be known by 15:00, and the starting whistle will sound at 16:00.
The second most important day for Ukraine on the Euro has come. Today we are playing with the national team of North Macedonia. We must win, Andriy Shevchenko understands this. And he has already decided what forces he will play.
Goalkeepers: Bushchan, Pyatov, Trubin
Defenders: Sobol, Krivtsov, Zabarny, Mykolenko, Karavaev, Matvienko, Tymchyk
Midfielders: Sydorchuk, Stepanenko, Yarmolenko, Malynovsky, Shaparenko, Marlos, Makarenko, Zinchenko, Tsygankov, Sudakov
Forwards: Yaremchuk, Besedin, Dovbyk
Denys Popov, Roman Bezus, and injured Oleksandr Zubkov were not included in the application for the match.
The head coach of the Ukrainian national team Andriy Shevchenko spoke about the best qualities of North Macedonia, the mood of Ukrainian football players for the game, and the state of Viktor Tsygankov.
“According to Zubkov, he will definitely not play. He has edema. It makes no sense to force and say certain dates. We will try to make recovery faster. As soon as he is ready, we will inform you. As for Viktor Tsygankov, he has been training with the team for several days - he looks like not bad, nothing worries him. I hope everything will be fine and he will prepare for the match with North Macedonia. A player like Victor is definitely a strengthening for the team,” Shevchenko said.
Two Ukrainian footballers - Shakhtar Donetsk goalkeeper Anatoliy Trubin and Dynamo Kyiv defender Ilya Zabarny have been nominated for the prestigious Golden Boy-2021 award. The ranking of the hundreds of the best young footballers who play in European clubs was published by Tuttosport.
Today the chief referee of the Ukraine - North Macedonia match has become known. The match will be judged by Fernando Rapaglini from Argentina. Yes, yes, from Argentina, we were not mistaken. The fact is that UEFA and CONMEBOL exchanged referees' teams during the Euro.
Dynamo midfielder Viktor Tsygankov returned to the general group after injury and is preparing for the match with the Macedonians.
The coach of the Ukrainians Andriy Shevchenko was pleased with the game of his players in Amsterdam.
"Great reaction. We fought the entire match, but that was not enough. It's time to recuperate and prepare for the next meetings," Shevchenko said at a post-match press conference.
The match in Amsterdam is over! There was something to see! After zeros in the first half, the Dutch scored twice. But the Ukrainians showed character and were able to equalize the score. And what a beauty Yarmolenko got! But at the end of the match, we still conceded and gave the victory to the hosts. To be honest, they deserve it better. Well, we tasted the Euro, managed to show ourselves a little, and look forward to meeting the Macedonians on the 17th.
Goalkeepers: Bushchan, Pyatov, Trubin
Defenders: Sobol, Kryvtsov, Zabarny, Mykolenko, Karavaev, Matvienko, Tymchyk, Popov
Midfielders: Sydorchuk, Stepanenko, Yarmolenko, Malynovsky, Shaparenko, Marlos, Makarenko, Zinchenko, Zubkov
Forwards: Yaremchuk, Besedin, Dovbyk
Viktor Tsygankov, Georgy Sudakov, and Roman Bezus were not included in the application.
The head coach of the Ukrainian national team Andriy Shevchenko at a press conference before the match with the Netherlands shared his expectations from the first match at Euro: “Each coach has his own way of doing this. We definitely do not plan to concede goals or unstuck. Apart from the last year, when there were no fans at the stadiums at all. We are aware of all the difficulties that we will face. We are ready for them. opponent, we understand his level, but we are ready.”
The most interesting news from the camp of the Ukrainian national team
UEFA European Championship starts on June 11, 2021. The national team of Ukraine will take part in the Championship. 112ua.tv will tell you about the main events in the camp of the Ukrainian team.
For Ukrainians, this is the third Euro in history and Andriy Shevchenko's proteges intend to get hooked on getting to playoffs. Ukraine's rivals in the group will be the national teams of the Netherlands, Northern Macedonia, and Austria.
Ukrainian national team matches at Euro:
June 13, 22:00, Netherlands - Ukraine, Amsterdam
June 17, 16:00, Ukraine - North Macedonia, Bucharest
June 21, 19:00, Ukraine - Austria, Bucharest
The national team of Ukraine is one of the “dark horses” at the upcoming Euro 2020. People expect a strong performance from our team and we chose five factors that will allow the team of Andriy Shevchenko to show their maximum during the championship. You can read about the main hopes of the Ukrainian team at Euro 2020 HERE.
The national team of Ukraine has finished its preparation for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship. It has already arrived in Bucharest, where it will leave during Euro 2020.
The march against Cyprus has finished. The Ukrainian team was distinguished with smashing victory and Yarmolenko (twice), Zinchenko and Yaremchuk put goals at the gates of the Cyprus team.
On June 7, the national team of Ukraine holds its last friendly match within the preparation for Euro 2020. In Kharkiv, it will play with the Cyprus team.
The Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) together with the technical sponsor of the national team of Ukraine, Spanish Joma Company have presented the new uniform of the team for Euro 2020.
“The national team of Ukraine will play in Euro 2020 in a new – special uniform. The main attribute of it is the amulet and symbol cherished by every Ukrainian. It is the most precious thing for all of us – the outline of our country. The united and indivisible motherland with Crimea, Donetsk, Luhansk, Kyiv, my native Dnipro, Lviv, Odesa, and all cities and villages, with the main melody of the childhood – the melody of the national anthem. Where “Glory to Ukraine” is welcomed with the answer “Glory to the heroes!” and it will be also present at the uniform and it will inspire our football players for new victories,” UAF Head Andriy Pavelko commented on the uniform.
Our finalist of the Champions League Oleksandr Zinchenko has joined the team.
The match with Northern Ireland has finished! The single goal of Zubkov at the beginning f the game became victorious.
On June 3, the Ukrainian national team will play a match with the national team of Northern Ireland. The match will take place in Dnipro.
On June 1, the head coach of the Ukrainian national team Andriy Shevchenko announced the final application of the national team for Euro. It includes 26 players. But according to the coach, before the start of the European Championship, all the players from the extended list will be in the camp of the national team so that potential injured ones can be replaced.
Goalkeepers: Georgy Buschan (Dynamo), Andriy Pyatov, Anatoly Trubin (both from Shakhtar)
Defenders: Oleksandr Karavayev, Ilya Zabarny, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Oleksandr Tymchyk, Denys Popov (all are from Dynamo), Mykola Matviyenko, Serhiy Kryvtsov (both are from Shakhtar), Eduard Sobol (Brugge, Belgium).
Midfielders: Taras Stepanenko, Marlos, Heorhiy Sudakov (all from Shakhtar), Serhiy Sidorchuk, Nikolay Shaparenko, Viktor Tsygankov (all from Dynamo), Yevhen Makarenko (Kortrijk, Belgium), Oleksandr Zubkov (Ferencvárosi, Hungary), Andriy Yarmolenko (West Ham, England), Ruslan Malinovsky (Atalanta, Italy), Roman Bezus (Gent, Belgium), Oleksandr Zinchenko (Manchester City, England).
Forwards: Artem Dovbyk (Dnipro-1), Artem Besyedin (Dynamo), Roman Yaremchuk (Gent, Belgium).
On May 29, Porto hosted the Champions League Final, where Manchester City and Chelsea clashed. Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko played from the first minutes with the “townspeople.” Our footballer played brilliantly, but his team lost. Zinchenko became the best player of the Manchester City in the final.
On May 16, Andriy Shevchenko gathered his team near Kharkiv to begin preparations for the European Championship. After a week of training camps, the Ukrainians played their first sparring. The rival of the Ukrainians was the Bahrain national team. The match took place in Kharkiv, the Ukrainians looked tired, conceded first, but escaped defeat at the end of the match.