Ukraine snatched victory from Luxembourg in the match of UEFA Euro 2020

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KIEV. March 25. UNN. The Ukrainian national team in the match of the qualifying stage of the European Championship-2020 “snatched” the victory in the final minutes in the match against the national team of Luxembourg. It is reported by UNN with reference to the official website of the qualification tournament.

The game was decided by an own goal in added time, thanks to which Ukraine’s national team in an away match managed minimally to beat a team of Luxembourg.

“Given the players, it was obvious that the coaching staff Ukrainians made a bid for control of the ball. The intention of the guests to ensure their dominance on the field was outlined quite quickly. The first attack blue-yellow ended with a cross from the flank and dangerous with a Moraes shot with a header but the freshman team did not hit the gate. Further flanking LOBs and crosses the guests, although they were performed pretty regularly, to recipients not reached. Attempts to break through the middle was rich naturalizershoes the protection of the “Red lions”, — stated in the press service of the football Federation of Ukraine.

The team of Andriy Shevchenko missed in the middle of the first half, after David Turpel used a mistake of defenders.

Ukraine played in the first half Oleksandr Zinchenko gave a great pass to Viktor Tsygankov, who easily beat the goalkeeper. Early in the second half of the meeting hosts, who felt confident, made a small siege the ball cleanly, and the blue and yellow had to work hard in defense. To regain the initiative, Ukrainian managed quickly, but with constructive actions in attack for a long time did not develop. Linnet had another opportunity to implement the standard, but again poorly executed free kick from a very advantageous position. Two dangerous struck Moraes, but the hosts answered with sharp attacks. In extra time Ruslan Malinovsky hung in the penalty area, Gerson rodríguez scored the own goal.

After this match the team of Ukraine 4 points and first place in the group.