Women’s national team of Ukraine U-19 led by Valeriy Palamarchuk lost to the team of Austria in the match of the second stage of selection Euro-2022 WU-19 in League A.
Earlier, in the opening game of the A4 group, the matches of which are hosted by Austria, the Ukrainians lost to Norway (0:5). Now the blue-and-yellows in the city of Bad Wimsbach-Neidharting met with the mistresses.
The Austrians managed to score an early goal: in the 15th minute, Pfanner scored with a chic shot under the crossbar from a long distance. By the end of the first half, the hosts could increase the advantage, but Boklach parried a penalty kick from Fuchs, by the way, in the second match in a row, repelling a 11-meter kick. Shortly before the break, Cracker hit the post from the penalty box.
The second half went with the advantages of Valery Palamarchuk’s wards. In the 58th minute, the Ukrainians had a chance to level the score, but Semkiv shot above the target from a good position. Later, the Austrian goalkeeper coped with the blows of Glushchenko and Khristyuk. As a result, the Austrians kept a minimal advantage, thus depriving the Ukrainian girls of the chances of reaching the final tournament.
In the final match, which will take place in Bad Wimsbach-Neidharting on May 16, the Ukrainian team will meet with Bulgaria. A draw is enough for the Ukrainian team to keep their registration in League A.
Euro-2022 WU-19 qualification
1st round, 10.05.2022
- Ukraine – Norway – 0:5
- Austria – Bulgaria – 4:0
- Norway – Bulgaria – 6:0
Austria – Ukraine – 1:0
Goal: Pfanner, 15.
Missed penalty: Fuchs, 42 (goalkeeper save).
Austria WU-19: El Sherif, Pfanner (Nemeth, 46), Seidl, Fuchs, Weiss (Schneiderbauer, 63), Koutz, Brunmayr, Holl, Cracker (Gamper, 88), Furnkranz (Grafl, 77), Wiernsberger (Kottbauer, 77).
Ukraine WU-19People: Boklach, Borisyuk, Kotik, Olkhova, Kotovets, Tyan (Muschenskaya, 87), Taleb, Semkiv, Ivanchenko (Kornatskaya, 87), Khristyuk, Glushchenko.
Warnings: Fuchs, 65 – Borisyuk, 68.
- 19:00. Norway – Austria (Wels)
- 19:00. Bulgaria – Ukraine (Bad Wimsbach-Neidharting)
The six League A group winners following the results of the second round (England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden) joined the Euro hosts, the Czech Republic, in the final stage, which will be held from 27 June to 9 July. The eighth participant in the competition will be the winner of group A4. The draw for the final tournament will take place on May 18. There will also be a transition between leagues, which will be relevant for the first round of EURO 2022/23 WU-19. The last teams of League A groups will lose their elite registration.