Spain will travel to Ukraine this Tuesday and hope to claim three points which will solidify their position in the group. Ukraine who put on a formidable performance against Germany will have to improve themselves a bit to stand a chance against the strong Spanish side.
Spain have a unbeaten record against Ukraine in official International matches. Ukraine and Spain have met 6 times so far and Spain have won 5 games out of those six. Ukraine managed to draw only one out of those six.
The Spaniards have a balanced squad with the correct mix of experience and young talent. The experience of stars like De Gea and Sergio Ramos will be a huge guiding factor for the youngsters like Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres.
Ukraine are one place above Switzerland in Group 4 and will definitely hope to take at least one point from this clash. Luis Enrique has changed the fortunes of Spain tremendously and has improved their performances too. Spain got the better of Ukraine when they last met with Sergio Ramos, Ferran Torres, and Ansu Fati getting their name on to the scoresheet.
Form Guide of Spain and Ukraine
Ukraine last 5 games: LLLWD
Spain last 5 games: WDWDW
Ukraine possible playing XI:
Heorhiy Bushchan, Yukhym Konplya, Ihor Plastun, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Eduard Sobol, Serhiy Sydorchuk, Mykola Shaparenko, Roman Bezus, Ruslan Malinovskyi, Andriy Yarmolenko and Oleksandr Zubkov
Spain possible playing XI:
David de Gea, Jose Gaya, Eric Garcia, Sergio Ramos, Jesus Navas, Rodri, Dani Ceballos, Mikel Merino, Ansu Fati, Gerard Moreno and Adama Traore
Spain displayed an excellent performance against Switzerland and can continue to be the leaders of their group with a victory over Ukraine. Ukraine on the other hand displayed an awesome performance in the second half against Germany. Andriy Shevchenko will expect his men to deliver the same performance in both the halves against Spain. But we expect Spain to get away with a 1 – 0 victory against Ukraine.
Navin is a 3rd year Law student at TNNLU who is passionate about sports, particularly football. He also runs a page on Instagram named @boots__balls dedicated to the world of sports. He is looking forward to specialize in the field of Sports Law.
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