Qualifying round (Group H) - 16/10/2012 - 20:00CET (21:00 local time) - NSK Olimpiyskyi - Kyiv
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Montenegro's Damjanović knocks down Ukraine

Published: Tuesday 16 October 2012, 23.20CET
Ukraine 0-1 Montenegro
Dejan Damjanović's goal caused a stir in Group H, with Stevan Jovetić also missing a penalty late on as the hosts floundered in Kyiv.
Montenegro's Damjanović knocks down Ukraine
Montenegro celebrate ©AFP/Getty Images

Match statistics

UkraineMontenegro

Goals scored0
1
Total attempts12
 
9
Attempts on target5
 
4
off target5
 
4
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners5
 
2
Offsides4
 
1
Yellow cards3
 
6
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed12
 
19
Fouls suffered17
 
12

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
SSI Err
Published: Tuesday 16 October 2012, 23.20CET

Montenegro's Damjanović knocks down Ukraine

Ukraine 0-1 Montenegro
Dejan Damjanović's goal caused a stir in Group H, with Stevan Jovetić also missing a penalty late on as the hosts floundered in Kyiv.

Dejan Damjanović sent a shockwave through FIFA World Cup Group H, scoring Montenegro's winner against Ukraine in Kyiv.

With home coach Oleh Blokhin in hospital, stand-in Andriy Bal oversaw the UEFA EURO 2012 co-hosts' first defeat in the section as FC Seoul forward Damjanović struck the only goal just before the break. It could easily have been worse for Ukraine, with Stevan Jovetić's penalty ten minutes from time saved by Andriy Pyatov.

Ukraine dominated possession, but Montenegro goalkeeper Mladen Božović was to have a reasonably quiet evening, with a lack of real bite about the home team. The visitors, meanwhile, made their best chance count in the 45th minute, with a loose pass from Taras Mikhalik inviting Jovetić to scamper through and lay on a gilt-edged opportunity which Damjanović converted.

Yevhen Selin's foul on Miodrag Džudović presented Jovetić with a chance to kill off the contest yet Pyatov's save inspired Ukraine to redouble their efforts at the end. However, the best of their opportunities went begging as Ruslan Rotan got his head to a Yevhen Konoplyanka cross but could not direct his effort on target.

Last updated: 17/10/12 19.01CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/worldcup/season=2014/matches/round=2000294/match=2008751/postmatch/report/index.html#damjanovic+downs+ukraine

Lineup

Ukraine

Ukraine

Montenegro

Montenegro

12Andriy Pyatov (GK)1Mladen Božović (GK)
Yellow Card45+4
2Yevhen Selin
Yellow Card78
3Marko Baša
4Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (C)4Milan Jovanović
5Olexandr Kucher
Yellow Card45+4
5Vladimir Volkov
9Oleh Gusev
Yellow Card74
8Stevan Jovetić (C)
Penalty80
Substitution86
10Yevhen Konoplyanka14Dejan Damjanović
Goal45
Substitution72
14Ruslan Rotan15Milorad Peković
Yellow Card17
16Yevhen Seleznyov
Substitution82
17Elsad Zverotić
Yellow Card44
Substitution88
17Taras Mikhalik18Nikola Drinčić
Yellow Card45+3
21Bohdan Butko
Substitution62
20Miodrag Džudović
22Marko Dević
Substitution52
21Stefan Savić
Yellow Card76

Substitutes

1Maxym Koval (GK)12Vukašin Poleksić (GK)
23Oleksandr Bandura (GK)6Ivan Janjušević (GK)
6Denys Garmash2Ivan Kecojević
8Roman Zozulya
Substitution52
7Simon Vukčević
Substitution72
11Andriy Yarmolenko
Substitution62
9Mirko Vučinić
Substitution86
Yellow Card88
13Vyacheslav Shevchuk10Andrija Delibašić
15Roman Bezus11Fatos Bećiraj
18Serhiy Nazarenko
Substitution82
13Mitar Novaković
Substitution88
19Taras Stepanenko16Luka Pejović
20Artem Milevskiy19Vladimir Božović
22Filip Kasalica
23Nemanja Nikolić

Coach

Andriy Bal (UKR) Branko Brnović (MNE)

Referee

Michael Koukoulakis (GRE)

Assistant referees

Dimitrios Saraidaris (GRE), Michael Karsiotis (GRE)

Fourth official

Tasos Sidiropoulos (GRE)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

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