Petrakov: England and France are the favourites in our group

Петраков: Англия и Франция – фавориты нашей группы

Alexander Petrakov

Head coach of Ukraine U-19 have spoken about the draw for Euro 2018

The coach of Ukraine U-19 Oleksandr Petrakov has commented on the results of the draw for Euro 2018.

“For the Ukraine national team getting into the top eight teams in Europe is already a big success, and as for the opponents, the favourites are England and France” – said Alexander Petrakov official website of the FFU.

“We have already met with England for Euro 2016. The main star in their line-up is Phil Foden from Manchester city”. So the instructor said Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.

At the same tournament, the Ukrainians beat the Turks 3-0, but, according to Petrakova, Turkey improved a lot lately.

“Ukrainian footballers will be very useful to play against opponents of this level. As for tasks, we want to break through in final part of tournament” – summed up Alexander.

The tournament will take place in Finland from 16 to 29 July. Yesterday completed the draw for the Euro u-2018. Ukraine will meet with teams from England, France and Turkey.

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