The Ukrainian team thrashed Sweden 2-1 on Tuesday in the Euro 2020 match that took place in Glasgow (Scotland, the United Kingdom), and for the first time in its history it goes to the quarterfinals of the European football championship.
Ukrainian player Aleksander Zinchenko opened the scoring in the 27th minute, but the Swedes responded with a goal from Emil Forsberg two minutes before the end of the first half. In the second half, both teams got several chances, although neither managed to score. During extra time, Swedish defender Marcus Danielson committed a serious foul and was sent off in the 99th minute; With two minutes remaining, Ukrainian forward Artiom Dovbyk scored a goal and clinched the victory for his team.
In the round of 16 of the European soccer championship Ukraine will face England, who previously beat Germany 2: 0 thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane in the second half. The match will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on July 3.