Ukraine midfielder has shared his expectations from the upcoming match of the qualifying cycle for the 2018 world Cup against Croatia.
“The match against Croatia will be very difficult for us because it’s an away game. Croats are a very strong team and we know it won’t be easy. This will be the most difficult match of the qualification, the result of which is a lot. We can say that Croatia is the favorite for this match for several reasons. They are playing at home and their players have been at top clubs and, most importantly, play a key role”, – quotes the words of Yevhen Konoplyanka Sportske Novosti.
“Against Croatia in Zagreb we would be satisfied with the draw. I can tell you.
We lost four points in the matches with Iceland and Turkey, where they are unable to hold the advantage. We continue to work and hope that in the future this will not happen again. We will do everything to score maximum points for the remaining tours,” added the midfielder of the national team of Ukraine.
Note the match of the qualifying round for the 2018 world Cup Croatia – Ukraine on 24 March in Zagreb, at Maksimir.
Earlier iSport.ua reported that Andriy Shevchenko was named the final list of players for the match with Croatia.
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