Qualifying match for the 2018 world Cup qualifier between Finland and Ukraine in Tampere ended with the victory of guests with the score 2:1. The national team of Ukraine won the first meeting in the framework of qualifications. Previously, the team of Andriy Shevchenko in Konya drew with Turkey (2:2) and lost in Zagreb Croatia (0:1).

The national team of Ukraine scored 11 points, rising to second place in the tournament table of group I. Later in Reykjavik third-ranked Iceland (10 points) will the leader of the group Croatia (13).

Direct trips to the 2018 world Cup will be given to the winners of each of nine qualifying groups. The top eight teams, runners-up, will compete for four spots in the play-offs .