Minimally Ukraine defeated Slovakia in the match of the League of Nations

Украина минимально обыграла Словакию в матче Лиге наций

Ukraine defeated Slovakia

The national team of Ukraine in Lviv defeated Slovakia in the match of League of Nations.

In the second round of the League of Nations the national team of Ukraine in front of empty stands in the Arena, the lions snatched victory from the national team of Slovakia.

The match began not in a hurry paced, had a lot of fight in midfield. Some preconditions for a goal had both teams, however the real issues is not reached. It seems that the team tried rather not to miss and somewhere looked at each other.

In the first half, could have scored Yaremchuk, converting a cross from Marlos, however, accented kick our attacker failed.

In the second half Ukraine national team continued to bend the line, controlling the ball a lot. “Blue-yellow” famously combined on the outskirts of the penalty of Slovakia, but were a minimal amount.

The coaching staff of the national team of Ukraine has updated the game with substitutions, releasing Zinchenko and Tsygankov. Victor in the 79th minute, broke into the penalty area and collapsed on the lawn in the fight against a defender – penalty. The ball went Yarmolenko and not without difficulty, but still scored to make it 1-0.

At the end of the match Yarmolenko needs to do a double, but failed to fly to the ball after the transfer from Matviyenko.

Thus, Ukraine defeated Slovakia and topped their group with six points.

Ukraine – Slovakia 1:0

Goal: 1:0 – 80 Yarmolenko

Ukraine: Pyatov, Rakitskiy, Matvienko, Burda, Karavaev, Malinowski (Zinchenko, 71), Stepanenko (Sidorchuk, 86), Marlos, Linnet (Tsygankov, 78), Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk.

Slovakia: Dubravka, Martin Skrtel, Hubocan, Skrinjar, Shaky, Hamsik, Lobotka, Weiss (Rusnak, 70), Kucka (Gregus, 78), Mac, German (Duda, 65).

Warning: Weiss (16), Linnet (64), Duda (74), Yarmolenko (90).

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