Andriy Yarmolenko stuns fans with goal in emotional Scotland v Ukraine World Cup clash


Andriy Yarmolenko scored a stunning goal to put Ukraine ahead in their emotional World Cup play-off clash with Scotland. The outgoing West Ham forward brought down a long pass with a wonderful touch and lobbed the ball over Craig Gordon. 

Ukraine were playing in their first football fixture since Russia’s invasion of the Eastern European nation. This World Cup play-off was initially scheduled for late March but was postponed for June’s round of international fixtures. 

Oleksandr Petrokov’s side were given special dispensation to leave the country as the war rumbled on. They have been preparing for the Scotland game in Slovenia. 

And captain Yarmolenko stunned fans with a wonderful strike to put his side ahead in the first half. A long pass was lofted over the Scotland defence and the 32-year-old expertly controlled the ball with the top of his boot, and lobbed it over goalkeeper Gordon. 

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