The national team of Ukraine started qualifying for the 2022 World Cup with three draws in a row
The national team of Ukraine has started its way to the main tournament next year – the World Cup in Qatar. Despite the loss of a number of leading players of the team, Andriy Shevchenko picked up tactical options for the games that have already taken place. The team always strives to win, but sometimes circumstances get in the way. In the first three qualifying matches, the yellow and blues scored 3 points, but I was counting on more.
The fight continues and the national team will play its most important matches in the fall, then there will be no right to make a mistake. Parimatch, as an official partner of the National Team of Ukraine, remains an ardent admirer of it at any moment and encourages everyone to do so. But it is important to analyze your own mistakes so as not to repeat them again.
France 1: 1 Ukraine
All began with a draw in Paris, where six months ago a positive result could not be expected. A new tactical scheme of 5 defenders and the desire to recover for the last match helped the team to withstand the current world champions at home. It is worth mentioning the erroneously scored goal in the goal of Ukraine due to the lack of VAR system in qualifying matches, and the successful ricochet after a shot by Sergei Sidorchuk. As a result – a positive score on the scoreboard and high expectations from the next matches.
Ukraine 1: 1 Finland
The choice of tactics of 5 defenders for the match with Finland, on the contrary, surprisingly surprised. Few goals and scoring moments made me nervous until Andriy Mykolayovych made a substitution that almost became fatal in this game. Junior Moraes finally scored his debut goal in a Ukrainian T-shirt, but a mistake by young defenders prevented him from winning. Removals and penalties in the last minutes saved the Finns from defeat and stole 2 points from our team.
Ukraine 1: 1 Kazakhstan
The meeting, from which no one expected intrigue, hit the team hard. A cool first half, a lot of moments, a goal scored and a game to one’s own satisfaction – nothing foreshadowed trouble. But the main rule of football played against the national team of Ukraine – “you don’t score – they score for you”. Unexpected one-on-one, dangerous penalty and controversial refereeing decisions turned into the only moment for the Kazakhs, which they implemented flawlessly and closed in their own half of the field. All subsequent attempts to regain victory for the Ukrainians were in vain – an unpleasant residue and lost points.
There is no time for despair at all, the players have already returned to their clubs. They will gather in a month for friendly matches before the European Championship to prove that the disappointing results are just a coincidence. We stay together with the national team of Ukraine and charge it for new victories!
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