A rematch of the World Playoffs is scheduled for the previous June. Ukraine still undefeated in League B and looking for promotion
The League of Nations is back. Only one race scheduled tonight, Wednesday 21 September. Valid for League B and on Day 1. Scotland and Ukraine face to face: On the pitch at Hampden Park at 8.45 p.m. The match can be seen streaming on Sky Sport Football and Now.
Only a few months ago, in June, coach Alexander Petrakov’s national team dreamed of participating in the World Cup, Scotland were defeated in the first round of the playoffs. 3–1 win on 1 June: goals by Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk and Dovbek, which rendered McGregor’s goal useless. And then Ukraine lost the final against Belles Wales (1–0).,
The stakes are high once again. Nations League Group B1 Two teams fighting for supremacy and hence, promotion to League A, Ukraine currently have seven points, one more than their opponents. The final round of the Nations League saw Scotland pick up two wins against Armenia, with a loss against Ireland in between. Ukraine fared better, yet remained unbeaten: they defeated the Irish team in the first leg and drew in the second leg, also putting themselves up against Armenia. Now both the teams are face to face again. A kind of revenge for Scotland.
Tonight’s fourth challenge between Scotland and Ukraine. Coach Alexander Petrakov’s national team has won twice., They had faced each other twice in Euro 2008 qualifiers, before the playoffs in June: the Ukrainians won the first leg 2–0, only to surrender in the second leg (3–1).
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