Ukraine «friendly» takes Serbia. Shevchenko will check spare

On Tuesday, November 15, the players of the national team of Ukraine will play a home friendly match against the team of Serbia.

Meeting, which will begin at the Kharkov «Metalist» stadium at 21.00, will be shown live by TV channels «Ukraine» and «Football 2». Read on UKRINFORM.

Shevchenko: all players will get a chance to prove themselves

Bookmakers in this game prefer the team of Andriy Shevchenko. The leader of the betting business — office William Hill accepts bets on the success of our national team with a coefficient of 2.45, and the victory of the Serbs — is 3.00. A draw in this match, the estimated coefficient of 2.90.

The official program of the 2016 Ukrainians made up in Saturday’s victory, having beaten in the 4th round of the qualifying round of the 2018 world Cup national team of Finland (1:0). The winning goal was scored by the forward of the Spanish «Granada» Artem Kravets.

The position of teams in European qualifying group I. the 2018 world Cup: Croatia — 10 points Ukraine — 8, Iceland 7, Turkey 5, Finland — 1, Kosovo — 1.

What to expect from the Ukrainian team in Kharkov, where she will perform for the first time in three years? Most likely, in the match with Serbia Shevchenko will appreciate in the next book, I will try to check the «set of tactics», available in the Arsenal of his coaching staff. It certainly wants to win.

In General, in a friendly match national team of Ukraine has not lost more than four years (in June 2012, lost to Turkey 0:2). «Blue-yellow» team won 11 of 15 friendlies and four times finished the meeting in a draw.

Serbia last official match conducted on Saturday and played very well — 1:1 against Wales. After 4 rounds of selection of the 2018 world Cup in the asset balkantsev, like our team, 8 points. Before the wards experienced coach Slavoljub Muslin tied with Ireland (2:2) and beat Moldova with Austria with a total score of 6:2. Unbeaten team in official games consists of eight matches, five of which were victorious.

The history of confrontation between the national teams of Ukraine and Serbia has only two matches — a friendly and in the Cyprus tournament. Both the Ukrainians won. Interestingly, in the first game in 2008 (2:0) the account was opened the current coach of the team Andrey Shevchenko. Doubled the result Serhiy Nazarenko, who, by the way, the Serbs scored the winning goal in the second match in 2009 (1:0).

The main referee appointed 39-year-old Swede Martin Strembergsson, assistants — his countrymen , Daniel Gustavsson and Joakim Nilsson.

Strembergsson previously served matches with participation of Ukrainian teams at club level. In the season 2011/2012 he worked on match of the 3rd qualifying round of Europa League between FC Karpaty Lviv and Irish «St Patrick» (2:0), as well as the game of the 1/16 finals LE «Dynamo» (Kiev) — «Guingamp» (France) — 3:1 in the season 2014/2015.

Shevchenko: all players will get a chance to prove themselves

The head coach of national football team of Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko gave his pre-match press conference before the friendly match with Serbia, which will be held November 15 at the stadium «Metalist» in Kharkov.

The coach of «blue-yellow» team was assured that all the players that were invited to the gathering, this game will get a chance to prove themselves on the field.

«We need to see the candidates. All of the guests the team will get a chance to prove himself. Unable even to change something in the gaming scheme or arrangement of players on the field. That’s what friendlies. Serbia is a good stimulus. It is important to tune into this match, » said Shevchenko.

In his opinion, the progress of our team is unconditional — has changed the structure of the game, good said young performers.

«We rejuvenated the team to Euro 2016, the average age of the Ukrainian team were 28, now 25. But it is important that the candidates in the national team with level. They should get to play in clubs, and for a long time, not two or three matches. The team changed the structure and style of play. The team is trying to be «number one»: to keep the ball more often to create a attack to hit the goal, to use the strong hand, in particular, the flanks, » said the chief coach of the Ukrainian national team.

Ukraine «friendly» takes Serbia. Shevchenko will check spare 15.11.2016

Ноябрь 15th, 2016 by
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