World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Ukraine defeats Kosovo 3-0

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KRAKóW, Oct. 9, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Ukraine defeated Kosovo by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday night at the Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Stadium in Kraków.

Ukraine dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Kravets in the 31st minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Ukrainians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Yarmolenko '81 and Rotan '87).

The result put the Ukrainians second in Group I with 5 points. Kosovo is bottom with one point. In their next game, Ukraine will meet Finland at the Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Stadium on November 12, while Kosovo will face Turkey.

Fixtures and Results : Group I

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Overview

Ukraine at the World Cup

  • 1 appearances (2006)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)

Kosovo at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 1 participation in the qualifications
2018 World Cup Poster
Ukraine
3:0
Kosovo
3:0 (1:0)
  • 9 October 2016
  • 18:00
  • Kraków

Group I

TeamPts
Croatia7
Ukraine5
Iceland4
Turkey2
Finland1
Kosovo1

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