Ukraine fans celebrated as striker Artem Dovbyk scored a late third goal in their World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on June 1, crushing any hopes of a home comeback.
In an emotional post-match address, Ukraine manager Oleksandr Petrakov said: “I have no emotions. All my emotions are left on the football pitch. This victory was not for me or the players, it was for the country. This is a big win for Ukraine,” according to a translation by Sky Sports.
“We played for those who fight in the trenches, who fight with their last drop of blood,” Petrakov said.
Ukraine will now face Wales for a place at the finals in Qatar. Credit: @Vadym_Pavel_000 via Storyful