Artem Duvbek did it. The Ukrainian striker scored the goal in the 121st minute to send his country to the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 at the expense of Sweden.
Ukraine and Sweden entered tonight’s match knowing that if they win, England will wait in the quarter-finals, as the Three Lions beat Germany 2-0 earlier in the day.
The two teams couldn’t be separated in 90 minutes, as the score was 1-1, so I waited an extra 30 minutes of football, which seemed to have us in no time at all.
Penalty kicks seemed inevitable.
However, Artem Duvbek, who will be hailed as a hero in Ukraine this evening, had other ideas.
After a superb delivery from Manchester City left-back Oleksandr Zinchenko from the left channel, Dovbek grabbed the ball and headed it into the net.
Artem Dovbek 120′?
– Garra Sports (GarraSportsMx) June 29, 2021
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With it being the 121st minute of the match, it was enough to sign and seal victory for Ukraine, which would be the next time for England in their efforts to bring football home.
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