Ukraine would advance because the runner-up if the sport is drawn as a consequence of their superior objectives scored within the group, which might imply a final 16 tie towards Italy in London at Wembley Stadium on Saturday evening. Austria would then be left with a spherical of 16 tie towards the winner of Group E or F, which might be France or Sweden as issues stand.
Ukraine started to click on of their win over North Macedonia, with objectives from Andriy Yarmolenko and Roman Yaremchuk. Whereas Austria had been soundly overwhelmed by the Dutch, although they’ll name upon the returning Marko Arnautovic following his one-game suspension.
There may be historical past on the road for Austria, who will gladly take a degree as it can safe a primary knock-out stage match in 39 years, with Actual Madrid’s David Alaba conscious of how necessary this event might be: “We’re conscious that it has a sense of a ultimate, we need to win this match and write historical past, that is apparent. It gained’t be straightforward however we are able to see that we’ve got nice staff spirit. There are such a lot of gamers who play at such a high stage and have already gained expertise. We all know how robust Ukraine are, however we additionally know their weaknesses and we need to profit from this.”
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