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Ukraine hit back to hold Belgium

Published: Friday 9 October 2009, 15.45CET
Ukraine 1-1 Belgium
The hosts came from behind to earn a point as Roman Zozulya took just two minutes to cancel out Bia Mujangi's opening goal in Group 8.
by Igor Linnyk
from Kyiv
Ukraine hit back to hold Belgium
Belgium coach Jean-François De Sart's side are undefeated after three matches ©Getty Images
Published: Friday 9 October 2009, 15.45CET

Ukraine hit back to hold Belgium

Ukraine 1-1 Belgium
The hosts came from behind to earn a point as Roman Zozulya took just two minutes to cancel out Bia Mujangi's opening goal in Group 8.

Ukraine came from behind to draw 1-1 with Belgium in Group 8 as Roman Zozulya took just two minutes to cancel out Bia Mujangi's opening goal at the Valeriy Lobanovskiy stadium.

Petrov impresses
Chances were even in the first half with Radja Nainggolan squandering two early openings for Belgium before Simon Mignolet saved Volodymyr Lysenko's powerful drive. Ukraine finished the half strongly and carried their momentum into the second period with substitute Kyrylo Petrov, a member of last summer's UEFA European Under-19 Championship-winning side, particularly prominent.

Zozulya leveller
It was a substitution by Belgium coach Jean-François De Sart, however, which paid the biggest dividends. Soon after coming on Mujangi took a long pass in his stride and fired in with his second touch to put the visitors ahead on 67 minutes. Ukraine had hit back from 2-0 down to draw against France in their last fixture and they recovered again here when just two minutes later Zozulya headed in Pavlo Pashayev's cross from the right. The result leaves Belgium undefeated with seven points from three matches at the top of the section, two clear of Ukraine who are also yet to lose.

Last updated: 27/03/13 5.09CET

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Lineups

Ukraine

Ukraine

Belgium

Belgium

1
KanibolotskiyAnton Kanibolotskiy (GK)
1
MignoletSimon Mignolet (GK)
2
MatveyevOleksandr Matveyev
2
De LaetRitchie De Laet
Substitution76
7
LysenkoVolodymyr Lysenko
Yellow Card65
Substitution71
3
AarabNaim Aarab
Yellow Card63
8
KurilovOleksiy Kurilov
4
Van GijseghemDaan Van Gijseghem
9
MorozyukMykola Morozyuk (C)
5
HuyghebaertJeremy Huyghebaert
10
ZozulyaRoman Zozulya
Yellow Card63
Goal69
6
NainggolanRadja Nainggolan
13
FartushniakAndriy Fartushniak
Yellow Card67
7
MunungaJoachim Mununga
Substitution67
17
ChesnakovVolodymyr Chesnakov
Substitution44
8
OdjidjaVadis Odjidja (C)
18
FedorchukValeriy Fedorchuk
9
LukakuRomelu Lukaku
20
KonoplyankaYevhen Konoplyanka
Yellow Card36
10
WitselAxel Witsel
21
PashayevPavlo Pashayev
11
CaponBrecht Capon
Yellow Card52
Substitution86

Substitutes

12
BoykoDenys Boyko (GK)
12
CoppensJo Coppens (GK)
3
PetrovKyrylo Petrov
Substitution44
Yellow Card54
13
BuyensYoni Buyens
4
KryvtsovSerhiy Kryvtsov
14
HubertDavid Hubert
11
LugachevYegor Lugachev
15
KageHervé Kage
Substitution86
14
GolodyukOleg Golodyuk
16
KitokoRitchie Kitoko
Substitution76
15
VasinDenys Vasin
17
MujangiBia Mujangi
Goal67
Substitution67
16
YakymenkoOleksandr Yakymenko
Substitution71
18
VossenJelle Vossen

Coach

Pavlo Yakovenko (UKR) Jean-François De Sart (BEL)

Referee

Stephan Studer (SUI)

Assistant referees

Bruno Zurbrügg (SUI), Jean-Paul Remy (SUI)

Fourth official

Patrick Graf (SUI)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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