Sport news Spain suffer SHOCK first defeat of Nations League campaign against Ukraine as Viktor Tsyhankov's goal gives Andriy Shevchenko's men vital three points Premierleague-News.com
Premierleague-News.com - Substitute Viktor Tsyhankov scored the all-important goal, latching on to a pass from West Ham forward Andriy Yarmolenko before finishing past a sprawling David De Gea.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Viktor Tsygankov scored shortly after coming off the bench in the second half and Ukraine defeated Spain 1-0 in the Nations League on Tuesday for its first-ever victory over 'La Roja.'The nearly 15,000 fans who were allowed entry to the Kyiv Olympic Stadium celebrated loudly as Tsygankov struck the net from outside the area after a through-ball by captain Andriy Yarmolenko completing a counterattack in the 76th minute.It was Ukraine's first goal against Spain in 17 years. Tsygankov had entered the match about 10 minutes earlier. Viktor Tsyhankov's goal saw Ukraine inflict a first Nations League defeat on Spain this season The hosts had to suck up a lot of pressure but hit through the substitute after he fired home Wolves winger Adama Traore started but was unable to make an impact on proceedings RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next NATIONS LEAGUE RESULTS: Serge Gnabry equaliser rescues... Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus days after... Spain 1-0 Switzerland: Mikel Oyarzabal strike from Yann... Shining the spotlight on UEFA's ineptitude to Covid-19 by... Share this article Share The Spaniards had most of the significant scoring opportunities throughout the match but the hosts capitalized on their late chance to earn the victory.Despite the loss, Spain with its 7 points remains in first place in Group 4 after second-place Germany was held by last-place Switzerland to a 3-3 draw in the other group match on Tuesday.Ukraine, which has been depleted because of coronavirus cases in its squad, was in third place with the same six points as Germany.
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. Spain had early chances but Pau Torres was unable to divert Ansu Fati's cross goalwards Sergio Ramos forced Ukraine goalkeeper Heorhiy Bushchan into a fine save from a free-kick Hosts Ukraine were denied a penalty after Jesus Navas clashed with Oleksandr ZubkovSpain was looking for its third straight Nations League win after opening with a draw against Germany. It had beaten Ukraine 4-0 and Switzerland 1-0.It was the first time that young sensations Ansu Fati and Adama Traore - touted as the future of Spain's national team - were together in the starting lineup. They helped Spain pressure from the start but neither could hit the target in front of the net.In November, Spain visits Switzerland and then hosts Germany. Ukraine visits Germany and Switzerland. Luis Enrique sent on Manchester City summer signing Ferran Torres in the second half Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos (R) was also sent on and he appeared to make a difference But ultimately it was frustration for Luis Enrique's men after Tsyhankov's crucial strike It was delight however for Andriy Shevchenko whose side now have two wins in the group RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next NATIONS LEAGUE RESULTS: Serge Gnabry equaliser rescues... Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus days after... Spain 1-0 Switzerland: Mikel Oyarzabal strike from Yann... Shining the spotlight on UEFA's ineptitude to Covid-19 by... Share this article Share
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