Ukraine – Croatia – 0:0

Ukraine: Pyatov, Matvienko, Rakitskiy And Khacheridi, Karavaev, Stepanenko, Rotan, Garmash, Konoplyanka And Rakitskiy, Yarmolenko.

Croatia: Subašić, Vrsaljko, Lovren, Mitrovic, Vida, Rakitic, Badelj, Kramaric, Modric, Perisic, Mandzukic.

Punishment: (warning).

Judges: Brych, Borsh, Luppos (all Germany).

9 Oct. Kiev. NSK “Olympic”.

11′ Dangerous! Linnet hung from the left flank, though his fists knocks out the center exactly on free Marlos, and the midfielder then hit from the 16-meter – Lovren to insure the goalkeeper and knocked the ball away for a corner.

9′ Quite carefully operate both teams. Nobody wants to risk, although only a win guarantees to each of the rivals hope to continue to fight for a place at the 2018 world Cup.

7′ rotan came to a favorable position in the penalty area, but Rakitskiy was not able to make an accurate pass to captain the national team of Ukraine.

5′ Garmash was flagged for offside.

5′ Wards of Andrey Shevchenko try to exclude visitors from his half of the field.

3′ Two corner in a row did not bring guests of any benefits.

2′ Croatia immediately goes on the attack – Mandzukic tried to head the ball goalwards from 10 yards, but Rakitskiy is ahead of the forward and knocks the ball for a corner.

1′ the Match is underway!

The teams took the field. Sound the national anthems of Croatia and Ukraine!

To all fans of European football we offer you to follow the UPS and downs of the match of the qualifying cycle for the 2018 world Cup Ukraine – Croatia on our site!

Eugene SHISHMAREV, Sport-Express in Ukraine