The Ukrainian national football team advanced to the quarterfinals of the European Championship tonight, after beating Sweden 2: 1 in Glasgow after extra time.

Ukraine took the lead with a goal by Oleksandr Zinchenko in the 27th minute. After a cross from the right, he received the ball on the second post and shot accurately into the far corner of the Swedish goalkeeper.

Sweden equalized in the 43rd minute with a goal by Emil Forsberg. He shot from 18 meters, the ball hit Ilija Zabranog on the way to the goal and ended up in the left corner of the goal of Ukraine.

In the second half, Sweden had more opportunities, but Ukraine did not use the first big chance. Sergej Sidorčuk shot but the ball hit the post. Just a minute later, another tripod was seen, but on the other side after Forsberg’s shot.

Forsberg also hit the frame of the goal in the 69th minute, when his shot from the edge of the penalty area was stopped by a crossbar.

From the 98th minute, Sweden played with a player less, as Marcus Danielson received a direct red card. He started sharply on Artem Bensedin, and referee Daniela Orseto, after consulting the VAR, showed a red card to the Swedish defender.

Ukraine achieved the greatest success in history with a goal by Martina Dobvik in the first minute of overtime.

Ukraine will play against England in the quarterfinals, on July 3 in Rome, which later today beat Germany 2-0.

By Editor

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