Andriy Shevchenko’s men faced the Netherlands. The match was intense and exciting. Home side won 3:2 will all goals scored in the second half.
Both teams started actively and exchanged decent attacks. Bushchan saved the Yellow-Blues twice after Dutch players’ attempts from close range. Later FC Dynamo Kyiv keeper parried the strike by Depay from outside the box. Our team counted on counterattacks and some of them were pretty fine.
The second half was similar. Netherlands were mostly in possession while Ukraine acted defensively. Eventually Dumfries put a low cross into the penalty area, Bushchan cleared the ball, but Wijnaldum was there to send it into the net. In a few minutes home side double the score: Dumfries found Weghorst, who hit the near corner – 2:0.
Anyway, out team didn’t give up and managed to equalize. At first Yarmolenko pulled one back with a fabulous strike and then Yaremchuk headed the ball in after cross by Malinovskyi – 2:2. Still Netherlands grabbed the winner late in the game. Ake put a cross into the box and Dumfries made it 3:2 with a header.
Six FC Dynamo Kyiv players took part in this game: goalkeeper Heorhiy Bushchan, defenders Vitaliy Mykolenko, Illia Zabarnyi, Olexandr Karavayev, halfbacks Serhiy Sydorchuk and Mykola Shaparenko.
Ukraine will play the next Euro-2020 match on June 17 – against North Macedonia in Bucharest.