Team Play First Soccer Match Of 2022 Ahead Of World Cup Play-Offs
The Ukrainian national team played for the first time in six months on Wednesday night as they took on Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach.To get more news about VeboTV, you can visit vebobd.live official website.
Ukraine's last match had been in November and this was their first outing since the country was invaded by Russia in February.
Ukraine won 2-1 at Borussia-Park, where more than 20,000 fans were in attendance.
The Ukraine squad was made up entirely of players from Ukrainian clubs, who have also not played since February's invasion.
Shakhtar Donetsk's Mykhaylo Mudryk and Dnipro's Oleksandr Pikhalyonok scored for Ukraine, either side of a Conor Noss equalizer for Gladbach.Free entry was granted to Ukrainian nationals, while all profits from the game will be donated to charities supporting those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine.
As well as to raise funds, the match had been organized to help the Ukrainian team prepare for their upcoming World Cup qualifying play-off.
Ukraine play Scotland on June 1, with the winner taking on Wales four days later for a place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The game against Scotland had originally been due to take place on March 24 but was postponed because of the Russian invasion.