The national team of Ukraine in the second qualifier for Euro 2020 in the final seconds beat Luxembourg.
Ukrainians sluggish started the match and on 34 minutes they managed to get the ball into his own net. Before the whistle for the break, Victor Tsygankov after the transfer of Oleksandr Zinchenko scored his first goal for the national team, but no sequel followed. In the second half Luxembourg is very dangerous snapped, but the guests failed to uncover a massive defence. At the end of the match Ukraine almost missed a fatal counter, but this evening luck was on our side. In stoppage time, Gerson Rodriguez, the whole match carrying Ukrainian defenders, after a free-kick deflected the ball into his own net.
Luc Holtz (Luxembourg): “it is a pity that we missed such a decisive goal. I think the foul which has appointed the penalty, it was not. However, despite the fact that the results of the League of Nations, the Ukraine national team is among the best teams in Europe, I am very happy with the quality of the game showed my players”.
Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine): “Emotion is twofold. I am glad to won today. We were lucky, but carries the strongest. There can be no excuses. I want to thank the fans, such a large number came to support the team, very nice. Unfortunately, the game was very hard. I said that the simple matches we will not. Luxembourg showed great fighting qualities. The team cheered, and fled. Today we were lucky.”