Feedback We lost because we allowed opponents to play their own football, - Fomenko

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s coach comments on the outcome of the match with Northern Ireland
22:37, 16 June 2016

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'As far as our opponents are concerned, nothing surprised us. We expected this type of football. I think of the 16 goals they scored in qualifying, nine were from set pieces, so we knew that and we prepared for this kind of football. We made major mistakes on the pitch. We weren’t prepared enough mentally. Perhaps our players overestimated the opponent and underestimated the effort needed to get victory. We allowed them to play their own football – that’s why we lost,' Fomenko said as quoted by

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