Late, late show seals it for Ukraine

21st minute winner sets up quarter-final against England

Artem Dovbyk   celebrates  scoring the winning goal for Ukraine. Photograph:  EPA/Robert Perry

Artem Dovbyk celebrates scoring the winning goal for Ukraine. Photograph: EPA/Robert Perry

 

Ukraine 2 Sweden 1

Artem Dovbyk netted in stoppage time at the end of extra time as Ukraine squeezed past 10-man Sweden 2-1 at Hampden Park on Tuesday to claim the last available berth in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals.

The two sides were level at 1-1 after 90 minutes but the tide of the last-16 game changed when Sweden had defender Marcus Danielson sent off for a studs-up, high challenge nine minutes into extra time.

Oleksandr Zinchenko’s left-footed half-volley after 27 minutes gave Ukraine the lead but Emil Forsberg equalised when he hit home a deflected effort from the edge of the penalty area two minutes before half-time.

Ukraine now take on England in Saturday’s quarter-final in Rome.

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