Final tournament - Group stage - 23/08/2009 13:45CET ( 14:45 ) - Turku Stadium - Turku
0 - 2
Full time
  • Van de Ven 4
  • Stevens 9

Event

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Trevor Haylett, Reporter, Turku Stadium: The Netherlands always looked the more likely to take an opening victory after the two early goals. Ukraine could not create enough chances to prise a way back into the game with the Dutch happy to play on the counterattack in the second half. Ukraine face Denmark on Wednesday, followed by Netherlands versus Finland.
  • 90+2
    Smit (Netherlands) fouls.
  • 90+2
    De Ridder (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 90+1
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Manon Melis curls an effort in at the end of a good counterattack but cannot bend it round the goalkeeper.
  • 88
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Manon Melis reacts to a quick free-kick but can only poke her finish wide of the far post as Nadiya Baranova comes out to meet her.
  • 88
    Pekur (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging De Ridder (Netherlands).
  • Substitution
    86
    De Ridder (in) - Stevens (out) (Netherlands)
  • 85
    Khodyreva (Ukraine) has an effort on goal.
    Olena Khodyreva shoots over the top for Ukraine as they struggle to make inroads.
  • 85
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    83
    Vasylyuk (in) - Dyatel (out) (Ukraine)
  • 83
    Pieëte (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Pekur (Ukraine).
  • 82
    Smit (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 82
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 81
    Pekur (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands).
  • Yellow Card
    80
    Pekur (Ukraine) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    79
    Pieëte (in) - Van de Ven (out) (Netherlands)
  • 79
    Pekur (Ukraine) takes the free-kick.
  • 78
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Dyatel (Ukraine).
  • 77
    Melis (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Pekur (Ukraine).
  • 75
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) takes the free-kick.
  • 74
    Melis (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Yakovishyn (Ukraine).
  • 73
    Dyatel (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Hogewoning (Netherlands).
  • Trevor Haylett, Reporter, Turku Stadium: The Dutch have twice tested Nadiya Baralova and she dived to her right to make the saves. In the main though they seem happy with their 2-0 advantage.
  • 68
    Melis (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Khodyreva (Ukraine).
  • 66
    Pekur (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Smit (Netherlands).
  • 64
    Dyatel (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Hogewoning (Netherlands).
  • 61
    Khodyreva (Ukraine) has an effort on goal.
    Loes Geurts watches an effort from 20 metres fly wide.
  • 61
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) takes the corner.
  • 60
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Manon Melis fires in from distance and Nadiya Baranova makes a good save to her right.
  • 60
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) takes the corner.
  • 58
    Smit (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Sylvia Smit races into the right channel and drives a low shot across goal but Nadiya Baranova saves low to her right.
  • 57
    Bito (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Boychenko (Ukraine).
  • 55
    Dyatel (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 54
    Dyatel (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Hogewoning (Netherlands).
  • Yellow Card
    54
    Dyatel (Ukraine) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 53
    Yakovishyn (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands).
  • Trevor Haylett, Reporter, Turku Stadium: Ukraine coach Anatoliy Kutsev sent on Oksana Yakovyshyn at the break and his team enjoyed a stronger start to the second half. Daphne Koster headed clear when under pressure.
  • 52
    Apanaschenko (Ukraine) has an effort on goal.
  • 52
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Dyatel (Ukraine).
  • 47
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) delivers the corner.
  • 46
    Chorna (Ukraine) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    46
    Yakovishyn (in) - Sukhorukova (out) (Ukraine)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • Trevot Haylett, Reporter, Turku Stadium: The half ends with Netherlands well in command and good value for their two-goal lead. Ukraine have battled valiantly but have not put Geurts under any real pressure.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Smit (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Zinchenko (Ukraine).
  • 39
    Boychenko (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 39
    Stevens (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Yellow Card
    39
    Boychenko (Ukraine) is booked.
  • 37
    Stevens (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Khodyreva (Ukraine).
  • 37
    Chorna (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Koster (Netherlands).
  • 36
    Hogewoning (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Dyatel (Ukraine).
  • 35
    Smit (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 35
    Smit (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    35
    Hogewoning (Netherlands) is booked.
  • 34
    Dyatel (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Stevens (Netherlands).
  • Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Ukraine have forced a number of set-pieces but their aerial deliveries into the Dutch penalty area are being repelled by a sturdy Oranje backline.
  • 33
    Pekur (Ukraine) delivers the corner.
  • 32
    Hogewoning (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Dyatel (Ukraine).
  • 29
    Zinchenko (Ukraine) delivers the corner.
  • 28
    Koster (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Lyshafay (Ukraine).
  • 27
    Dyatel (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Van de Ven (Netherlands).
  • 27
    Smit (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 24
    Stevens (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 22
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 21
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Ukraine have sought a response by forcing two corners in quick succession, the second of which Netherlands goalkeeper Loes Geurts punches clear from beneath her crossbar
  • 20
    Pekur (Ukraine) delivers the corner.
  • 20
    Pekur (Ukraine) delivers the corner.
  • 19
    Hoogendijk (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Boychenko (Ukraine).
  • 17
    Boychenko (Ukraine) gives away a free-kick following a challenge on Melis (Netherlands).
  • 17
    Stevens (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Mazurenko (Ukraine).
  • 14
    Stevens (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Khodyreva (Ukraine).
  • 13
    Pekur (Ukraine) has an effort on goal.
  • 12
    Melis (Netherlands) commits a foul after challenging Boychenko (Ukraine).
  • Goal
    9
    Stevens (Netherlands) scores!
    Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Stevens doubles the lead for the Oranje by following up after Melis, her strike partner, had turned in the area and shot against the crossbar. A dream start for Vera Pauw's charges.
  • 9
    Melis (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 6
    Khodyreva (Ukraine) commits a foul after challenging Stevens (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    4
    Van de Ven (Netherlands) scores!
    Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Kirsten van de Ven scores the first goal of the tournament with a neat finish at the far post following a deep cross by Sylvia Smit.
  • 3
    Kiesel-Griffioen (Netherlands) fouls.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
  • Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Karin Stevens, who scored in both the Netherlands' play-off victories against Spain, forms a formidable-looking strike partnership with Manon Melis, a scorer of seven goals in eight qualifying appearances.
  • Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: The lineups show no real surprises on either side, with Ukraine looking for leadership from the formidable Olena Mazurenko, their 39-year-old defender and assistant coach. Anatoliy Kutsev's side will look to Daria Apanaschenko to instigate their goal threat – she scored six times in qualifying, including both play-off matches against Slovenia.
  • Trevor Haylett, reporter, Turku Stadium: Welcome to the Turku Stadium for the first game of UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2009™: the Group A encounter between Ukraine and the Netherlands, both making their bow in a senior female finals.

Legend:

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

Match list

Latest goals

Fouls

Lineups

Ukraine

Ukraine

Netherlands

Netherlands

12Nadiya Baranova (GK)1Loes Geurts (GK)
2Olena Mazurenko (C)2Dyanne Bito
3Tetyana Chorna3Daphne Koster (C)
6Lyudmyla Pekur4Manoe Meulen
7Olena Khodyreva5Petra Hogewoning
8Olha Boychenko6Anouk Hoogendijk
9Vira Dyatel7Annemieke Kiesel-Griffioen
11Nataliya Zinchenko8Kirsten van de Ven
16Alla Lyshafay9Manon Melis
17Daryna Apanaschenko10Karin Stevens
18Nataliya Sukhorukova11Sylvia Smit

Substitutes

1Iryna Zvarych (GK)16Petra Dugardein (GK)
5Oksana Yakovishyn12Marije Brummel
10Svitlana Frishko13Angela Christ (GK)
13Inessa Tytova14Marloes de Boer
14Yuliya Vaschenko15Claudia van den Heiligenberg
15Lyudmyla Lemeshko17Sherida Spitse
20Iryna Vasylyuk18Lianne de Vries
19Marlous Pieëte
20Jeanine van Dalen
21Chantal de Ridder
22Shanice van de Sanden

Coach

Anatoliy Kutsev (UKR) Vera Pauw (NED)

Referee

Cristina Dorcioman (ROU)

Assistant referees

Hege Steinlund (NOR), Helen Karo (SWE)

Fourth official

Christina Westrum Pedersen (NOR)