Ukraine alive for qualification, return to winning ways for Northern Ireland


The chances that the Ukraine to… get into the pair of England and Italy are few, but Sergey Rembrov’s team wants to exhaust them at home as well 2-0 against North Macedoniarose to 2nd place in Group 3 of the Euro 2024 qualifiers – with two matches more than the Azzurri.

Sudakov opened the scoring for the Ukrainians in the 30th minute, with Karavaev setting up the final score in the 5th minute of stoppage time. The match was played in Prague, with the losers staying in 4th place.

In a rather more indifferent match, for the 8th group, h N. Ireland returned to winning ways beating weak San Marino 3-0 home.

Smith (5′) and Magennis (11′) cleaned up the match early on, with McMenamin shaping the final result in the 81st minute.

3rd group


Ukraine-B. Macedonia 2-0

(30′ Sudakov, 90+5′ Karavaev)

Italy-Malta (21:45)

The next matchday (17/10)

England-Italy (21:45)

Malta-Ukraine (21:45)

The rating

8th group


N. Ireland-San Marino 3-0

(5′ Smith, 11′ Magennis, 81′ McMenamin)

Slovenia-Finland (19:00)

Denmark-Kazakhstan (21:45)

The next matchday (17/10)

Finland-Kazakhstan (19:00)

Northern Ireland-Slovenia (21:45)

San Marino-Denmark (21:45)

The rating

Ukraine-North Macedonia 2-0

Source: Sport Fm

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