Ukraina defeated North Macedonia 2-1 (2-0) in the Euro 2021 group C.
There was no real shape to the match until Ukraina took the lead just before the half-hour mark through Andriy Yarmolenko, who scored a goal, with an assist by Olexandr Karavaev, making it 1-0.
The team increased their lead to 2-0, as Roman Yaremchuk scored a goal, with an assist by Andriy Yarmolenko, in the 34th minute.
With more than 30 minutes on the clock, North Macedonia’s Ezgjan Alioski scored a goal and plugged one back for North Macedonia. However, North Macedonia were unable to make more of an impression. This brought the final score to 2-1.
With one game remaining, in the qualifiers Ukraina are in second place in the table while North Macedonia are in fourth.
The teams play again on Monday, with Ukraine hosting Austria and North Macedonia hosting Netherlands.