Ukraine’s first 2-1 win in World Cup 2022 qualifier in Finland

21:17, 9 October 2021 – UNIAN

World Cup qualification match between the national teams of Finland and Ukraine took place in Helsinki.

The World Cup qualification match between the national teams of Finland and Ukraine took place in Helsinki.

First-half goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk gave Ukraine a 2-1 win over Finland.

West Ham United forward Yarmolenko put the visitors ahead less than five minutes after kickoff when he drove home from 20 metres past the Finnish goalkeeper.

Norwich City forward Teemu Pukki levelled for Finland in the 29th minute but Ukraine regained the lead minutes later with a goal from Yaremchuk.

Ukraine moved into second place in Group D with eight points behind France on 12 points. Finland sit above Kazakhstan with five points.

The next match Ukrainian national team will play in Lviv on October 12 against the national team of Bosnia.

October 9, 19:00

Helsinki, Olympic Stadium

World Championship qualification

Finland – Ukraine 1: 2

Goals: Pukki, 29 – Yarmolenko, 4, Yaremchuk, 34

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