Euro 2008 Qualification: Scotland vs. Ukraine

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Saturday, October 13, 2007

October 13, 2007
15:00 (UTC)
Scotland 3–1 Ukraine Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 51,366
Referee: Peter Vink
Miller Scored after 4 minutes 4' (3)
McCulloch Scored after 10 minutes 10' (1)
McCulloch Booked after 45'+4 minutes 45'+4'
Ferguson Booked after 45'+4 minutes 45'+4'
McCulloch Substituted off after 60 minutes 60'
Dailly Substituted on after 60 minutes 60'
McFadden Scored after 68 minutes 68' (4)
Miller Booked after 72 minutes 72'
Brown Substituted off after 76 minutes 76'
Maloney Substituted on after 76 minutes 76'
McFadden Substituted off after 80 minutes 80'
O'Connor Substituted on after 80 minutes 80'
O'Connor Booked after 89 minutes 89'
Match Report Booked after 3 minutes 3' Nesmachniy
Booked after 15 minutes 15' Shevchenko
Scored after 24 minutes 24' (4) Shevchenko
Booked after 37 minutes 37' Vorobey
Substituted off after 46 minutes 46' Gusev
Substituted on after 46 minutes 46' Rotan
Substituted off after 64 minutes 64' Vorobey
Substituted on after 64 minutes 64' Nazarenko
Booked after 70 minutes 70' Rotan
Substituted off after 73 minutes 73' Tymoschuk
Substituted on after 73 minutes 73' Shelayev

Scotland took a step closer to qualifying for Euro 2008 as a 3-1 win against Ukraine kept them top of Group B in UEFA EURO 2008 qualifying. The loss for Ukraine takes their tragic number down to 5 and could be officially be eliminated by the end of play at the end of the day.

Scotland took a 2-goal lead in the 1st 10 minutes of the match with goals from Kenny Miller and Lee McCulloch. Ukraine made things interesting when they pulled a goal back when Andriy Shevchenko scored off of Andriy Nesmachniy's left-wing cross in the 24th minute. James McFadden secured the win in the 68th minute.

Starting lineups and statistics

Starting lineups
Scotland Ukraine
# Player Club Team # Player Club Team
1 Craig Gordon Sunderland 1 Olexandr Shovkovskiy Dynamo Kyiv
2 Alan Hutton Rangers 2 Andriy Nesmachniy Dynamo Kyiv
3 Gary Naysmith Sheffield United 3 Oleksandr Kucher Shakhtar Donetsk
4 Stephen McManus Celtic 4 Anatoliy Tymoschuk Zenit Saint Petersburg
5 David Weir Rangers 5 Volodymyr Yezerskiy Shakhtar Donetsk
6 Barry Ferguson Rangers 7 Andriy Shevchenko Chelsea
7 Stephen Pearson Derby County 9 Oleh Husyev Dynamo Kyiv
8 Lee McCulloch Rangers 10 Andriy Voronin Liverpool
9 Kenny Miller Derby County 16 Andriy Vorobey Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
10 Scott Brown Celtic 21 Olexandr Gladkiy Shakhtar Donetsk
11 James McFadden Everton 30 Dmytro Chygrynskiy Shakhtar Donetsk
Statistics
Statistic Scotland Ukraine
Total Shots: 7 13
Shots on Goal: 6 4
Fouls: 18 19
Offsides: 0 1
Corner Kicks: 2 1

Sources




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