The national team of Ukraine faced Spain in its second match of the UEFA League of Nations. It was hosted by the Spanish side.
Ukraine’s national team was not able to hold its own against the more superior adversary. It was the Spanish team who got the initiative right at the beginning of the match. As a result, a crushing defeat for the Yellow Blues – 4:0.
In another Group A match, Switzerland and Germany finished with a draw. Thus, Spain leads the quartet with four points, Ukraine follows it with three points. The Germans have two points, Switzerland - one point.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine faced Switzerland in its first match of the above-mentioned tournament. The match was played in Lviv on late Thursday, September 3.
It was the Ukrainian team that managed to find a way to win. Zinchenko's goal from the penalty area line secured a 2:1 victory for the Yellow Blues.
Previously, the national teams of Ukraine and Switzerland crossed paths twice. In 2006, Ukraine got the victory in the legendary match of the 1/8 finals of the World Cup (in the penalty shootout). In 2010, the teams had a draw in a friendly match - 2:2.