Ukraine qualify for Euro 2020 despite Ronaldo's 700th goal

AFP

15th October, 2019 10:07:20 printer

Ukraine qualify for Euro 2020 despite Ronaldo's 700th goal

Ronaldo shakes hands with Portugal's midfielder Bruno Fernandes

Ukraine beat Portugal 2-1 on Monday to clinch a place in the Euro 2020 finals despite Cristiano Ronaldo's 700th career goal.

Roman Yaremchuk gave the hosts a sixth minute lead. Andriy Yarmolenko added a second after 23 minutes.

Although Ronaldo scored his landmark goal from the penalty spot in the 72nd minute and Taras Stepanenko was sent off, Ukraine held on to secure first place in Group B.

Ukraine join already qualified Poland, Russia, Italy and Belgium.


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