Shevchenko: have respect for Croatia

Шевченко: С уважением отношусь к Хорватии

Andriy Shevchenko

In Kiev was held a press-conference, dedicated to the final match of the national team of Ukraine in the qualifiers for the 2018 world Cup against Croatia.

Andriy Shevchenko answered questions from the media regarding the upcoming match of the qualifying round for the 2018 world Cup Ukraine – Croatia.

“In a great mood, waiting for tomorrow our fans, we are ready for the game. Wanted to say a few words about Croatia. I have great respect for their country, to Croatian football and their players, to the fans. It’s not the best solution for two teams, I would like a different scenario,” said the coach at a press conference.

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“I think that in our group we and Croatia showed more or less stable football from the point of view of the game, the game organization. Not always, the result was both teams needed, but for us it is the final game”.

“I watched today the situation in the standings, the Croats, too, must play to win, if they play a draw, the chances of them not too much will be. The game will be open and will be good football and a pleasure to play with such a strong team. Despite the fact that they have personnel changes, change of Manager, I’m sure tomorrow they will be in top shape,” – said Andriy Shevchenko.

Note that the final meeting of the qualifying round for the national team of Ukraine will take place on 9 October in Kiev at the stadium NSK Olympic. Our team will play against Croatia. The opening whistle at 21:45. Also on our website will be available a text online broadcast of the match.

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