Ukraine v Spain background

Álvaro Morata scored the only goal on 28 minutes as Spain defeated Ukraine 1-0 in the sides' first Group C encounter, with Mykhailo Fomenko's team eager to gain revenge in Kyiv.

Ukraine are certain of at least a play-off place as they go into their final UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group C game against holders and section winners Spain.

• While Spain are on a seven-match winning streak in the competition, Ukraine are level on points with second-placed Slovakia but have an inferior head to head record. They therefore need a better outcome than Slovakia manage in their final game, in Luxembourg, to qualify automatically.

Previous meetings
• Álvaro Morata scored the only goal on 28 minutes as Spain beat Ukraine in Seville on 27 March.

• Ukraine's record in four competitive senior meetings with Spain is W0 D1 L3.

Form guide
• Ukraine have won their last three Group C home games since opening their campaign with a 1-0 defeat by Slovakia in Kyiv.

• Spain have won their last three Group C away fixtures without conceding since a 2-1 loss in Slovakia 12 months ago.

• The latest booking list is available here:

Trivia and links
• Ukraine midfielder Yevhen Konoplyanka is now playing in Spain with Sevilla FC, where his team-mates include La Roja's Sergio Rico.

• Those players were on opposing sides in the 2015 UEFA Europa League final, when Konoplyanka's FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk lost 3-2 to Sevilla in Warsaw.

Real Madrid CF beat FC Shakhtar Donetsk 4-0 in this season's UEFA Champions League group stage, the most recent of 50 UEFA games between the nations' clubs. The Ukrainian teams' record in those matches is W9 D15 L26.

• Spain have had the better of the nations' 11 meetings in UEFA age-group competitions: W7 D3 L1.