Thursday, November 14, the national team of Ukraine on football, has already guaranteed himself a spot in the final tournament of the Euro 2020, at the stadium Slavutych arena in Zaporizhia will play a friendly match against the team of Estonia (will start at 19:00).
“FACTS” will hold an online broadcast of the meeting of wards of Andrey Shevchenko and Karel Valid, for which you will be able to follow the news.
Monday, November 11, the national team of Ukraine gathered to prepare for upcoming meetings with Estonia and Serbia (17 November in Belgrade) at the Metropolitan Opera hotel. Unfortunately, in November games the coach of “yellow-blue” Andrey Shevchenko can expect to undergoing surgery Alexander Zinchenko from Manchester city.Also, a big question in the injured players of “Shakhtar” Marlos and Junior Moraes.
In addition, this time in the national team is not caused by a midfielder of the champion of Ukraine Taras Stepanenko, who still would not help the team in the qualifying meeting of Euro 2020 with the Serbs for the removal from the field in the previous match against Portugal.
Thus, our coaching staff hopes to find 25 players.
Defenders — Sergey Krivtsov, Nicholas Matvienko, Sergey Bolbat (all — “the miner”), Vitaly Nikolenko, Alexander Karavaev, Artem Shabanov (all “Dynamo”), Igor Plastun (Gent, Belgium), Eduard Sobol (Brugge, Belgium).
Midfielders Andriy Yarmolenko (“West ham United”, England), Ruslan Malinovskiy (Atalanta, Italy), Viktor Tsygankov, Vitaliy buialskyi, Vladimir Shepelev, Sergey sydorchuk (all “Dynamo”), Yevhen Konoplyanka, Victor Kovalenko (both — Shakhtar), Dmytro Ivanisenya (“dawn”), Evgeny Shakhov (Lecce, Italy), Marjan Swede (Celtic, Scotland), Roman Bezus (Gent, Belgium).
Forwards — Roman Yaremchuk (Gent, Belgium), Artem Besedin (“Dynamo”).
Rookie team Dmytro Ivanisenya from Zorya
Serhiy Bolbat and Vitaliy buialskyi
Evgeny Shakhov, Sergey Kryvtsov, Yevhen Konoplyanka and Mykola Matvienko
There is a silver lining. The injury will allow Alexander Zinchenko to spend more time with his beloved two Pets
Estonia expects 23 players
Acting chief coach of the national team of Estonia Karel Valid to prepare for the friendly against Ukraine and the qualifying match of Euro 2020, with the Netherlands (19 November in Amsterdam) called 23 players.
Goalkeepers: Marco Merits (“Narva TRANS”), Sergey Lepmets (“Target”), Matthew Ikonen (Side Lillestrom, Norway).
Defenders: Martin Kuusk, Gert Kams (both “flora”), Taio Teniste (“Brann”, Norway), Karol Mets (AIK, Sweden), Ken Kallaste (GKS, Poland), Artur Pikk (the”Meze”, Poland), Nikita Baranov (Alashkert, Armenia), Joonas Tamm (side Lillestrom, Norway).
Midfielders: sander Puri (“nõmme Kalju”), Henri anier (suvon, South Korea), Ilya Antonov (Ararat, Armenia), Matthias Kaut (“Koper”, Slovenia), Frank Liivak, Mihkel Ainsalu, Vladislav Kreid, Konstantin Vasiliev (all — flora).
Forwards: Sergei zenjov (FC Shakhtar, Kazakhstan), Henrik Ojamaa (the”Meze”, Poland), Martin Miller, Eric Sorgue (both flora, Estonia).
Note that in upcoming meetings the Estonians will not help the main star of the team is 34-year-old defender of the Italian “Cagliari” Ragnar Klavan, known for his English “Liverpool” (39 matches, one ball in the EPL). In the national team of Estonia, he spent 127 matches and scored three goals.
Head coach of Estonia Karel Valid
The referee from Spain
According to the official website of the UAF, on the match Ukraine — Estonia will work Spanish brigade of arbitrators led 37-year-old native of Benidorm Juan Martinez Munuera, received the status of FIFA referee four years ago. On the lines he will help Teodoro Sobrino Magan and Roberto Alonso fernández, the fourth judge — Vitali Romanov.
In previous years, Munuera, only once crossed paths with our teams, when in 2016, judged meeting the Netherlands (U19) — Ukraine (U19) — 3:2.
Spanish referee Juan Martinez Munuera
Rivals in UEFA Euro 2020
Ukrainian national team played the qualifying round of the European championship in 2020, for the tour to finish securing a place in the final tournament. The team of Andriy Shevchenko picked up four points in the game with the Champions of Europe Portugal (0:0 in Lisbon and 2-1 in Kiev), defeated in Lviv Serbia (5:0), and also twice defeated Monaco (2:1 in Luxembourg and 1:0 in Lviv) and Lithuania (3:0 in Vilnius and 2:0 in Kharkov).
Three goals in the “yellow-blue” scored Tsygankov, Yaremchuk and Malinowski, scored twice Linnet and once the opponents struck Zinchenko, Rakitskiy and Yarmolenko (one own goal in the passive Luxembourgers Rodriguez).
As for Estonians, they selection failed, gaining only one point in seven played matches (with Northern Ireland — 0:2 and 1:2 Germany — 0:8 and 0:3, the Netherlands 0:4 and with Belarus — 0:0 and 1:2) and closes the standings of the group.
Ukraine midfielder Ruslan Malinovskiy has scored in the UEFA Euro 2020 three goals
A perfect result
In previous years our national team four times crossed paths with the Estonians on the football field, winning all matches and not conceding a single goal: Ukraine — Estonia — 3:0 (Konovalov, own goal of the opponent, Huseynov) in 1994, Estonia — Ukraine — 0:1 (Huseynov) in 1995, Estonia — Ukraine — 0:2 (Gusev, Aliev) in 2011 and Ukraine — Estonia — 4:0 (Yarmolenko, Gusev, Voronin, Milevskiy) in 2012.
Match highlights of the match Ukraine — Estonia — 4:0 (28 may 2012)
The Ukraine is more expensive by almost 18 times
Authoritative portal transfermarkt. de estimates the total cost of the players of Ukraine national team preparing for the upcoming matches, 17.8 times more expensive than the players on the team Estonia (125.2 million Euro versus 7,050 million).
In the absence of Oleksandr Zinchenko (30 million euros) and Marlos (11 million) six most expensive players in “yellow-blue” formed: Andriy Yarmolenko and Victor Tsygankov (20 million), Ruslan Malinovskiy (12.5 million), Andrei Lunin (7.5 million), as well as Yevhen Konoplyanka and Roman Yaremchuk (6.5 million).
As for the team of Estonia, more than all standing: Karol Mets (1 million), Eric Sorgue (0.5 million), Sergei zenjov (0.45 million), Taio Teniste (0.4 million) and Ilya Antonov and Mihkel Ainsalu (0,35 million).
Andriy Yarmolenko scored in the national team of Ukraine 37 goals
Day in history
Of the 263 held since 1992 matches four “yellow-blue” played on November 14, celebrating the two victories, and once played a draw and a defeat. Three meetings took place on the stage of the playoffs of a major tournament. And if Germany (1:4 in 2001) Ukraine national team lost to Greece broke the world (0:0 in 2009), then Slovenia won (2:0 in 2015), winning eventually a place at Euro 2016. In addition, in a friendly match our team on this day in 2012, took the victory from Bulgaria (1:0).
14 Nov 2015 Yevhen Konoplyanka and the company in play-off Euro 2016 victory in Lviv, the team of Slovenia — 2:0
Tattoo in memory
One of the assistants Andriy Shevchenko in the coaching staff of the national team of Ukraine — a 48-year-old Italian Andrea Mulder — on the occasion of the “yellow-blue” in the final tournament of the Euro 2020 adorned his back tattooed with the emblem of Ukraine against the yellow-blue flag.
Position in FIFA ranking
Ukrainian team in the latest FIFA rankings, moved up three positions and occupies the 22nd place. Estonia lost two places and is situated at 104-th row.
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