NSK Olimpiyskyi - Kyiv 12/10/2015 - 20:45CET (21:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group C

Ukraine - Spain
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Ukraine - Spain 0-1 - 12/10/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Spain win in Kyiv to deny Ukraine

Published: Monday 12 October 2015, 22.00CET

  • Spain claim a narrow victory in Kyiv thanks to debutant Mario Gaspar
  • Villarreal full-back heads in Thiago Alcántara's cross to the back post
  • Andriy Pyatov then saves Cesc Fàbregas's 25th-minute penalty
  • Spain, who lost their second qualifier, win Group C by five points
  • Defeat condemns Ukraine to the play-offs, the draw for which is on Sunday

Spain recorded their eighth successive victory in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group C, debutant Mario Gaspar scoring the only goal against a Ukraine side that failed to register the win they needed to have a chance of being the best third-placed team.

 

Standings

Last updated: 14/07/2016 15:53 CET
 

Match statistics

Ukraine
Spain

0

Goals scored

1

42

Possession (%)

58

27

Total attempts

10

10

on target

6

12

off target

3

5

blocked

1

1

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

5

4

Offsides

1

3

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

15

Fouls committed

14

12

Fouls suffered

13

242

Passes

461

201

completed

418

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Ukraine pushed all the way but somehow Spain held out. Mario Gaspar's goal was enough to win it for the side who were already guaranteed a place at UEFA EURO 2016. It means third place and the play-offs for Ukraine, with the draw taking place on Sunday at 11.20CET.
  • Yellow Card
    88
    De Gea (Spain) is shown a yellow card.
  • Substitution
    87
    Zinchenko (in) - Rotan (out) (Ukraine)
  • Substitution
    87
    Seleznyov (in) - Kravets (out) (Ukraine)
  • Substitution
    85
    Busquets (in) - Paco Alcácer (out) (Spain)

See also