UEFA Nations League - Group B1
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Ukraine 1-0 Slovakia: West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko scores winner

Andriy Yarmolenko
Andriy Yarmolenko scored three goals in 18 appearances for Borussia Dortmund after joining the Bundesliga side in August 2017

West Ham United's Andriy Yarmolenko scored the only goal as Ukraine beat Slovakia in the Nations League in Lviv.

The 28-year-old, a £17.5m signing from Borussia Dortmund in July, converted a penalty on 80 minutes past Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

It is the winger's first goal since scoring in Dortmund's German Cup defeat by Bayern Munich in December 2017.

Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine have won both games in Group B1, also defeating Czech Republic 2-1.

Since his arrival in east London, Yarmolenko has appeared from the bench in all four of West Ham's Premier League fixtures, with his only start coming in the Hammers' Carabao Cup victory over League One side AFC Wimbledon.

With 36 goals from 79 caps for his country, the former Dynamo Kiev man is second only to national team manager Shevchenko on Ukraine's list of all-time scorers.

Line-ups

Ukraine

  • 12Pyatov
  • 22Karavayev
  • 5Burda
  • 20Rakitskiy
  • 2Matvyenko
  • 6StepanenkoSubstituted forSydorchukat 86'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 7Yarmolenko
  • 11Marlos
  • 8MalinovskiySubstituted forZinchenkoat 71'minutes
  • 10KonoplyankaBooked at 64minsSubstituted forTsygankovat 78'minutes
  • 18Yaremchuk

Substitutes

  • 1Boyko
  • 3Kravets
  • 4Krivtsov
  • 9Seleznyov
  • 13Tsurikov
  • 14Buyalskiy
  • 15Tsygankov
  • 16Sydorchuk
  • 17Zinchenko
  • 19Makarenko
  • 21Danchenko
  • 23Lunin

Slovakia

  • 23Dubravka
  • 4Satka
  • 3Skrtel
  • 14Skriniar
  • 15HubocanBooked at 16mins
  • 19KuckaSubstituted forGregusat 78'minutes
  • 22Lobotka
  • 20Mak
  • 17Hamsik
  • 7WeissSubstituted forRusnákat 70'minutes
  • 11NemecSubstituted forDudaat 65'minutesBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 1Kozácik
  • 2Valjent
  • 5Gyömbér
  • 6Gregus
  • 8Duda
  • 9Pacinda
  • 10Rusnák
  • 12Sulla
  • 13Hrosovsky
  • 16Mazán
  • 18Sabo
  • 21Duris
Referee:
Anastasios Sidiropoulos
Attendance:
121

Match Stats

Home TeamUkraineAway TeamSlovakia
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home7
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Ukraine 1, Slovakia 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Ukraine 1, Slovakia 0.

  3. Booking

    Serhiy Sydorchuk (Ukraine) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Ondrej Duda (Slovakia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Mykyta Burda (Ukraine).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Ukraine. Conceded by Jan Gregus.

  7. Post update

    Offside, Slovakia. Milan Skriniar tries a through ball, but Martin Skrtel is caught offside.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Andriy Yarmolenko (Ukraine) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mykola Matvyenko with a cross.

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Martin Skrtel (Slovakia) left footed shot from very close range is blocked.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tomas Hubocan (Slovakia) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robert Mak with a cross.

  11. Post update

    Corner, Slovakia. Conceded by Mykola Matvyenko.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Slovakia. Conceded by Yaroslav Rakitskiy.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ondrej Duda (Slovakia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Robert Mak.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Ukraine. Serhiy Sydorchuk replaces Taras Stepanenko because of an injury.

  15. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  16. Post update

    Delay in match Taras Stepanenko (Ukraine) because of an injury.

  17. Post update

    Jan Gregus (Slovakia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Viktor Tsygankov (Ukraine).

  19. Post update

    Corner, Ukraine. Conceded by Tomas Hubocan.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Robert Mak (Slovakia) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high. Assisted by Lubomir Satka.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 9th September 2018

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France21102114
2Germany10100001
3Netherlands100112-10

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland11006063
2Belgium00000000
3Iceland100106-60

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland10101101
2Italy10101101
3Portugal00000000

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain11002113
2Croatia00000000
3England100112-10

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine22003126
2Czech Rep100112-10
3Slovakia100101-10

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Russia11002113
2Sweden00000000
3Turkey100112-10

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bos-Herze11002113
2Austria00000000
3Northern Ireland100112-10

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark11002023
2Wales21014313
3R. of Ireland100114-30

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Albania11001013
2Scotland00000000
3Israel100101-10

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Finland11001013
2Greece11001013
3Estonia100101-10
4Hungary100101-10

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bulgaria22003126
2Norway21012113
3Cyprus210123-13
4Slovenia200224-20

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Serbia11001013
2Montenegro10100001
3Romania10100001
4Lithuania100101-10

M

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Georgia22003036
2Andorra10100001
3Latvia201101-11
4Kazakhstan100102-20

N

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belarus11005053
2Luxembourg11004043
3Moldova100104-40
4San Marino100105-50

O

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Faroe Islands11003123
2Azerbaijan10100001
3Kosovo10100001
4Malta100113-20

P

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1North Macedonia22004046
2Liechtenstein21013213
3Armenia210123-13
4Gibraltar200204-40
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