Shevchenko: the Icelanders make good use of standard terms

Шевченко: Исландцы хорошо используют стандартные положения

Andriy Shevchenko

The coach of the national team of Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko has admitted that he expects a tough game against Iceland.

“The idea of the opponent have. I watched not only their last match with the Finns, but the matches in Reykjavik, Turkey and Croatia. Icelanders make good use of standard provisions — penalties, corners, throw-ins, and you should try to neutralize these strengths, take the game under control. And, of course, to threaten the hosts at the gate.

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At home the opponents applies, combines, and tries to effectively use the generated points. Icelanders love to play vertically, often in two strikers that during the attack the main group pulled from the depths.

We did a good job, the guys up to the end like our philosophy and I am sure that tomorrow will make every effort to achieve victory. The game is very important.

As players all right. There is that minor problems. He has no fever, will train. Let’s see if he can play.

In Kharkov we worked well, I hope, will also be on Tuesday. Although the match will be a difficult,” – said Shevchenko at the press conference.

Duel of the eighth round of qualification for the 2018 world Cup Ukraine – Iceland will be held on Tuesday, September 5. Beginning at 21:45 Kyiv time.

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