Wembley Stadium - London 11/09/2012 - 21:00CET (20:00 local time)

Qualifying round - Group H

England - Ukraine
1-1
 

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Lampard rescues England against Ukraine

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.10CET
England 1-1 Ukraine
Roy Hodgson's team needed Frank Lampard's 87th-minute penalty to avoid a first home defeat in FIFA World Cup qualifying in almost 12 years.
Lampard rescues England against Ukraine
Frank Lampard scores England's equaliser from the spot ©Getty Images

Match statistics

England
Ukraine

1

Goals scored

1

10

Total attempts

10

3

Attempts on target

4

5

off target

4

0

blocked

0

2

against woodwork

0

5

Corners

5

0

Offsides

2

6

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

10

10

Fouls suffered

16

Lineups

England

England

Ukraine

Ukraine

1Hart (GK)12Pyatov (GK)
2G. Johnson
90+3
2Selin
56
75
3Baines
73
3Khacheridi
86
4Gerrard (C)
54
88
4Tymoshchuk (C)
5Lescott
70
6Garmash
80
6Jagielka8Zozulya
89
7Milner
74
9Gusev
8Lampard
87
10Konoplyanka
38
9Defoe
47
11Yarmolenko
10Cleverley
62
14Rotan
90+2
11Oxlade-Chamberlain
69
20Rakitskiy

Substitutes

22Butland (GK)1Koval (GK)
13Ruddy (GK)23Dykan (GK)
12Walker13Shevchuk
75
14Bertrand
73
15Bezus
15Cahill16Mandziuk
16Carrick18Nazarenko
90+2
17Livermore19Stepanenko
18Lallana21Butko
19Sturridge
69
22Dević
89
20Welbeck
62
21Sterling

Coaches

Roy Hodgson (ENG) Oleh Blokhin (UKR)

Referee

Cüneyt Çakır (TUR)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 23:14 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 23.10CET

Lampard rescues England against Ukraine

England 1-1 Ukraine
Roy Hodgson's team needed Frank Lampard's 87th-minute penalty to avoid a first home defeat in FIFA World Cup qualifying in almost 12 years.

Three minutes from a first competitive home defeat in nearly five years, England salvaged a 1-1 draw against Ukraine thanks to Frank Lampard's penalty.

Roy Hodgson's side, 5-0 victors over Moldova on Friday, beat co-hosts Ukraine 1-0 at UEFA EURO 2012 less than three months ago. They looked like losing to Yevhen Konoplyanka's splendid effort this time around, however, until Lampard's late intervention though there was still time for Steven Gerrard to be dismissed.

Oleh Blokhin's team would have been in front inside 15 minutes had it not been for Gerrard's defiant block to deny Ruslan Rota on the line. Denys Garmash went close too with an awkward volley on the half-hour, but it was England who then had seemingly the best chance of the half. Jermain Defoe headed Gerrard's pass across goal and Tom Cleverley contrived to scuff straight into Andriy Pyatov.

Konoplyanka soon made the Manchester United FC midfielder pay with a sumptuous 25-metre shot into Joe Hart's top left-hand corner. Cleverley almost drew England level on two occasions before the break, though, firstly pulling the ball wide from Lampard's fine cutback before then striking a post after jinking free in the area.

The hosts huffed and puffed after the break and very nearly clawed themselves level midway through the second half, but Glen Johnson's low shot went agonisingly wide. Substitute Danny Welbeck went even closer with eight minutes remaining, the United striker toe-poking against the woodwork from close range.

Roman Zozulya then almost doubled the visitors' lead at the other end, but Lampard's fearsome spot kick salvaged a point for England, who lost their captain to a second yellow card with two minutes left.

Last updated: 08/05/14 8.01CET

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