Ukraine’s national football team faces North Macedonia in a key EURO 2024 Group C qualification match this afternoon, and the Ukrainian Football Association announced its official 23-man squad on X (Twitter) on Oct. 14.
The two teams are behind both England and Italy in the standings with 7 points each. This afternoon’s matchup is integral to both teams’ chances of qualifying for EURO 2024 in Germany.
Ukraine is the favorite to win, with bookmaker Favet giving the team a 58% chance at gaining the full 3 points for a victory. The group gives North Macedonia a 17% chance and believes there is a 25% chance for a draw.
Here is Ukraine’s official squad for today’s game.
Goalkeepers: Bushchan, Trubin, Riznyk
Defenders: Konoplia, Mykhaylichenko, Svatok, Zabarnyi, Mykolenko, Zinchenko, Karavaev, Matviienko
Midfielders: Sydorchuk, Stepanenko, Sudakov, Malinovskyi, Buyalskyi, Nazaryna, Pikhalonok, Zubkov
Forwards: Yaremchuk, Mudryk, Dovbyk, Vanat
Sunderland center-forward Nazariy Rusyn and Dynamo Kyiv defender Denis Popov were not included in the squad list.
The match kicks off on 14 Oct at 16:00 EET at the Epet Arena in Prague, Czech Republic. NV will following the match the match online. National broadcaster Suspilne and the Megogo streaming service platform will be broadcasting the match live.
Group C remaining matches:
Oct. 14: Ukraine vs. North Macedonia
Oct. 14: Italy vs. Malta
Oct. 17: England vs. Italy
Oct. 17: Malta vs. Ukraine
Nov. 17: England vs. Malta
Nov. 17: Italy vs. North Macedonia
Nov. 20: North Macedonia vs. England
Nov. 20: Ukraine vs. Italy
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