Pars representing Scotland
Scotland 0 Ukraine 2
European U21 Championship
For the European Qualifier played at McDiarmid Park, Perth on Tuesday night, Scotland made two changes from the side that drew with Latvia the previous Friday night. Scott Wright and John Souttar dropped out and Dom Thomas and Ross McCrorie came into the side.
The Scots lost a cheap goal in the first minute of added time at the end of the first half. Ryan Williamson was introduced as the first Scotland of the game after just ten minutes of the second half.
Wearing number 13, the Pars right back was deployed on the right side of midfield. Fifteen minutes later Rangers` Ryan Hardie replaced right back Liam Smith and Williamson moved to the right side of the back four.
Ryan got forward on 80 minutes and centred a great ball from the byeline. He got into several of his typical attacking moves but a lack of understanding with the players he was trying to connect with failed to create the much sought after equaliser.
Indeed Viktor KOVALENKO rubbed salt into the wound with a second Ukraine goal in the fourth minute of added time.
SCOTLAND: Ryan Fulton: Liam Smith, Ross McCrorie, Scott McKenna, Greg Taylor: Allan Campbell: Dom Thomas (Ryan Williamson 56), Stephen Mallan, Lewis Morgan: Chris Cadden, Oliver McBurnie (Scott Wright 74)
SUBS NOT USED: Jason Kerr, Ryan Hardie, Greg Docherty, Theo Archibald, John Ruddy (GK).
YELLOW CARD: McKenna (32)
UKRAINE: Andiy Lunin: Pavio Lukyanchuk, Mykola Matviyenko, Yurii Vakulko, Andriy Boryachuk (Bogdan Mykhaylichenko 79) Viktor Kovalenko, Ivan Zotko, Olexandr Zinchenko (90+2), Oleksandr Pikhalonok, Artem Besedin, Valeriy Luvhkevych
SUBS NOT USED: Oleksii Gutsaliak, Oleksandr Tymchyk, Stanislav Bilenkyi, Maxym Tretyakov, Dmytro Bezruk (GK)
SCORERS: Boryachuk (45+1), Kovalenko (90+4)
Scotland 0 Czech Republic 1
European U19 Championship
Elsewhere in the U19 Qualification group Scotland progressed to the Elite stage despite losing 1-0 to Czech Republic. Calum Smith and Stuart Morrison both started the match at Emile Mayrisch (Esch-sur-alzette) in Luxembourg.
SCOTLAND U19s: Kieran Wright (GK), Ryan Porteous (C), Daniel Baur, Jordan Holsgrove, Glenn Middleton, Stuart Morrison, Michael Johnston, Aidan Wilson, Lewis Ferguson, Jamie Barjonas, Callum Smith.
SUBS: Aidan McAdams(GK), Wallace Duffy, Robbie Deas, Stephen Welsh, Charlie Gilmour, Zak Rudden, Fraser Hornby, Murray
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