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The Ukrainians lost to Croatia with the score 0:2 and remained in third place in the group. The Croats were the second and will play in the play-offs.

“We lost points in first matches with Iceland and Turkey. These points we do not have enough. <…> So as we try to play in this perspective. But we need a better understanding of the game in terms of its reference. If we wait with Croatia… But we don’t have enough experience”, — said Shevchenko on air of TV channel “Football 1”.

Ukrainians in ten matches-scored 17 points and behind Croatia on three points. Group winners Icelanders ahead of Ukraine by five points. With Iceland in the first round, the Ukrainians on the home field played with the score 1:1, with Turkey in the second round with the score 2:2. In addition, the Ukrainians lost twice to Croatia and lost to Iceland away .