In the match of the qualifying tournament of the world championship on football of 2018, the Ukrainians beat the national team of Finland 2:1.
Finland: Gradecki Moisander, Ritala, Ojala, Arkivuo, Dropped (Markkanen, 84), Lam, Hämäläinen, Yagoubi, Lod (Jensen, 68), Pukki (Pohjanpalo, 68)
Ukraine: Pyatov, Rakitskiy, Butko, Ordets, Matvienko, Linnet (Sobol, 87), Stepanenko, Yarmolenko, Kovalenko (Shepelev, 76), Malinowski, Seleznyov (Besedin, 65)
On 49 minutes, Yarmolenko made the transfer. Malinowski struck with a reversal. Gradecki the ball parried. Yevhen Konoplyanka (Sevilla, on loan he played for Schalke 04) corrected the ball in the net 0:1.
In the 71st minute Rakitskiy shot on their goal. The ball hit the crossbar. Joel Pohjanpalo (Bayer, Leverkusen) finished off the ball into the net 1:1.
After 3 minutes Rakitskiy shot. Artem biesiedin (Dynamo Kiev) in the fall of his head sent the ball into the far corner 1:2.