Glasgow: Ukraine beat Sweden in the quarter-finals of the Euro Cup after a 120-minute match. Ukraine scored the winning goal through Artem Djobik just moments before the end of a long match into extra time. Ukraine won by two goals to one.
Defender Marcus Danielson was shown a red card in the 99th minute and sent off. The red card was for a serious foul against Ukrainian player Besed. Danielson was given the marching order after the referee checked the yellow card first. After this, the Swedes tried to move the match to the penalty shootout, but eventually Ukraine scored the winning goal. Ukraine’s opponents are England, who are strong in the quarters.
The match went into extra time as both teams scored one goal each in regulation time.
Ukraine took the lead in a match in which both teams created excellent opportunities. Sinchenko scored for them in the 27th minute. Stepanenko’s breakthrough led to the goal. The cross from Yarmolenko, who received the ball from Stepanenko, was deflected into the net by Sinchenko with a powerful shot. The ball bounced off Swedish goalkeeper Robin Olsen’s.
Sweden equalized in the 43rd minute through Emil Forsberg. Forsberg’s shot from 25 yards out by Isaac bounced off Sabarni’s leg and went wide of the post, giving Ukraine goalkeeper Bush no chance. It was the star’s fourth goal of the tournament. Forsberg also became the Swedish player to score the most goals in a Euro Cup tournament.
Ukraine created a great opportunity in the 11th minute of the match. Sweden goalkeeper Olsen saved Yaremchuk’s shot after a superb move by Yarmolenko and Yaremchuk.
In the 19th minute, the Swedish player Isaac also failed to find the target. In the 30th minute, Burshan saved a free kick taken by Larsen.
In the second half, both teams played their best attacking football. In the 55th minute, Sidorchuk’s shot from Yarmolenko’s pass returned to the post. Sweden’s Forsberg’s shot bounced off the post in the next minute.
In the 66th minute, Bushchan saved a long-range goal by Kulusevsky. In the 69th minute, Forsberg was caught again. Forsberg’s shot bounced off the crossbar this time.
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