The tying goal came at Hampden Park, Emil Forsberg received the ball from Alexander Isak and shot hard from outside the area for the first goal of Sweden vs. Ukraine for the duel of the round of 16 of Euro 2021.
While Forsberg’s shot hit hard into Georgi Bushchan’s goal, a slight deflection hitting Serhiy Sydorchuk helped him set up Sweden’s first goal call against Ukraine. With this goal, the RB Lepizig player gets his third goal in the top tournament for European teams.
The first goal was scored by Olexandr Zinchenko. The play of the goal began with the advance of Mykola Shaparenko in the opposite field. The number 10 of the Ukrainian cast sent the ball to the right wing for the appearance of Oleksandr Karavaev, who controlled and quickly yielded Andriy Yarmolenko, the closest of his teammates.
Yarmolenko’s pass went straight into the small area, a ball that was not wasted by the Manchester City player who hit a left-footed shot for the goal in front of the goal of Pickford’s substitute, Robin Olsen.
The winner of the match for the round of 16 of Euro 2020 will have to meet England in the quarterfinals, after ‘The Three Lions’ achieved an important 2-0 victory against Germany. In addition, at the end of this duel it will be clear what the keys will be in the next instance of the Eurocup.
Sweden vs. Ukraine: the preview
Andriy Shevchenko, Ukraine coach will have one more chance not to lose credit. With two defeats in the group stage and only one victory against North Macedonia, he reached the round of 16 for the jousts surrounded by criticism for his team’s poor performance.
After losing 1-0 to Austria, the Ukrainian players accumulate several days chanting the “mea culpa”, apologizing and talking about a conspiracy to offer a different image from the last match they played in the European Championship.
Andriy Yarmolenko said he agreed with some criticisms, goalkeeper Andrii Pyatov declared that they should take the opportunity to play the round of 16 so that the press does not “destroy” Ukraine and Anatoliy Trubin acknowledged that Ukraine played “a bad game” against Austria .