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Overview

Match summary

Kovalenko treble puts Ukraine on top

A superb second-half hat-trick from Viktor Kovalenko saw Ukraine leap-frog opponents USA to top Group A and reach the last 16 of New Zealand 2015 in style.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"It is a pleasure to be here and it's an honour to play against such great competitors. We wanted to finish first in the group because we have received great hospitality in Auckland and we didn’t want to leave!" Oleksandr Petrakov, Ukraine coach

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22:50
The final whistle sounds.
22:50
90'+Ukraine are penalised after committing a foul.
22:47
90'+USA concede a free-kick following a challenge on a player from Ukraine.
22:47
90'+USA are penalised after committing a foul.
22:46
90'+USA has a shot blocked.
22:46
90'+Ukraine are penalised after committing a foul.
22:46
90'+The goalkeeper of Ukraine pulls off a save.
22:46
90'+A player from USA sees his effort hit the target.
22:46
90'+USA swing in the corner.
22:45
90'USA hit their free kick into the wall.

Statistics

Ball possession
54
%
46

Attempts

16Attempts13
6On-Target2
7Off-Target2
3Blocked9

Disciplinary

15Fouls Committed22
1Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0

Attacking

4Corners5
2Offsides2
24Free kicks17
2Saves3

Line-ups

Ukraine
UkraineUKR
USA
USAUSA
(GK)(C)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 80'
(C) 84'
85'
60'
87'
18
20
67'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
87'
Misses next match if booked
67'
Misses next match if booked 85'
10
60'
80'
14
Absent
19
84'
17
Misses next match if booked
CoachCoach
Oleksandr PETRAKOV (UKR)Tab RAMOS (USA)

Match Facts

Auckland

North Harbour Stadium

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy Night
  • 13° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 90 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Eric OTOGO-CASTANE
    Gabon
    GabonGAB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Elvis NOUPUE (CMR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Yahaya MAHAMADOU (NIG)
  • Fourth official: Jesús VALENZUELA (VEN)

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