Ukraine – Croatia: 9th October 2017
Ukraine is currently in the 3rd position of World Cup qualifying Group I, with 17 points accumulating after 9 games.
Hosts have alternating developments. After a 2-0 defeat on Iceland’s ground, they succeeded a few days ago on the field of Kosovo, scoring 2-0.
A. Yarmolenko is the team’s top scorer in this qualifying campaign with the 6 goals scored so far.
Ukraine lost to Croatia by 1-0 in the month of March.
On the other hand, Croatia ranks second in the ranking of this qualifying group, with the team managing to gather 17 points after 9 rounds.
Guests are on a descending slope. After defeating 1-0 on the field of Turkey, the Croats drew the previous stage on their own ground, 1-1 in front of the representative of Finland.
Mario Mandzukic is the best scorer of the team in this group, managing to score 5 times in 9 games.
The guests have the safest defense of this group, with only 4 goals collected so far.