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Ukraine cling on against Turkey

Published: Tuesday 6 September 2005, 21.00CET
Ukraine 0-0 Turkey Ukraine gave themselves a great chance of making the play-offs with a hard-fought draw against Turkey.
by Igor Linnyk
Published: Tuesday 6 September 2005, 21.00CET

Ukraine cling on against Turkey

Ukraine 0-0 Turkey Ukraine gave themselves a great chance of making the play-offs with a hard-fought draw against Turkey.

Ukraine held onto second place in Group 2 with a dogged 0-0 draw against Turkey in Kiev, leaving them needing a home win against Albania on 7 October to be sure of making the qualifying play-offs as one of the top two in the group.

Early exchanges
The hosts edged the first half, the best early chance coming when Ruslan Fomin connected with Olexiy Sitnik's cross, only to see Can Arat clear off the line. Turkey hit back through Emre Fehmi Güngör, who went close with a powerful header from a corner. Artem Milevskyy could also have broken the deadlock when set clear by Fomin, but his lob failed to clear on-rushing goalkeeper Feuzi Elmas.

Nervy finish
With Turkey in more urgent need of the win, they committed men forward with increasing abandon in the second period, but their organised opponents soaked up the pressure before hitting on the counterattack. Olexandr Aliyev should have found the net from a Ukraine corner after excellent approach play from his colleagues, but could not keep his composure. Yevgeniy Cheberyachko missed another clear chance before nerves set in, and the home side were happy to hear the final whistle.

Last updated: 28/03/13 3.05CET

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Lineups

Ukraine

Ukraine

Turkey

Turkey

1
PyatovAndriy Pyatov (GK)
1
FevziElmas Fevzi (GK)
2
BashlayAndriy Bashlay
2
Mehmet TopuzMehmet Topuz
Yellow Card62
4
YatsenkoOlexandr Yatsenko (C)
3
Fahri TatanFahri Tatan (C)
Substitution67
5
FominRuslan Fomin
Substitution87
4
Emre GüngörEmre Güngör
6
NevmyvakaDmytro Nevmyvaka
5
Can AratCan Arat
9
PukanychAdrian Pukanych
Substitution59
6
TeberErgün Teber
Yellow Card52
10
MilevskiyArtem Milevskiy
7
Bilal KisaBilal Kisa
Substitution78
14
CheberyachkoYevhen Cheberyachko
8
Adem KoçakAdem Koçak
15
YarmashGrigoriy Yarmash
9
Umut BulutUmut Bulut
17
MaksymovOlexandr Maksymov
10
Sabri SarıoğluSabri Sarıoğlu
18
SytnikOlexandr Sytnik
Substitution89
11
Semih ŞentürkSemih Şentürk
Substitution56

Substitutes

23
ShustBohdan Shust (GK)
12
Tolga ZenginTolga Zengin (GK)
8
AliyevOlexandr Aliyev
Substitution59
Yellow Card88
16
AcarOnur Acar
Substitution67
11
PivnenkoSerhiy Pivnenko
Substitution87
17
Olcan AdınOlcan Adın
Substitution78
13
ArzhanovVolodymyr Arzhanov
Substitution89
18
CakirMehmet Cakir
Substitution56
3
KitsutaAnatoliy Kitsuta
13
CogunMehmet Cogun
7
FeschukMaxym Feschuk
14
Bekir İrtegünBekir İrtegün
16
VorobeyDmytro Vorobey
15
MahmutErdoğdu Mahmut

Coach

Oleksiy Mykhaylychenko (UKR) Reha Kapsal (TUR)

Referee

Serge Gumienny (BEL)

Assistant referees

Eric Thiry (BEL), Bart Van De Weghe (BEL)

Fourth official

Pierre Wouters (BEL)

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