The match № 4, group round, group B
January 19th, 2012, Saint-Petersburg, Peterburgsky SCC, 300 spectators
Ukraine – Moldova 1:0 (1:0)
Referee: Seldyakov, Abusuev, Zhvakin
Ukraine: Berezovskiy, Partsvaniya, Opanasenko, Vitsenets (Cheremisin, 77), Fedotov (Babenko, 63), Pavlov (Butkivskiy, 90), Kaverin (Tsyrikov, 89), Bogdanov (c), Oliynik, Shevchyk (Kyshnirov, 90), Grechishkin
Head coach: Pavel Yakovenko
Moldova: Rusu, Jardan (с), Prodan, Scripchenco, Leu, Nicologlo (Golovco, 66), Platica, Zasavitskiy (Modirca, 82), Antonyuc (Matey, 90), Gynsar', Yavorskiy (Dima, 61)
Head coach: Alexandr Kurteyan
Goal: Shevchyk (15)
Yellow cards: Partsvaniya (2), Zasavitskiy (12), Leu (36), Vitsenets (38), Platica (50), Yavorskiy (57), Fedotov (61), Prodan (73), Bogdanov (76), Gynsar' (79), Shevchyk (80), Pavlov (81), Antonyuc (89)
Red card: Leu (69, 2 y.c.)
Best players: Shevchyk, Platica
Head coach of Ukrainian team Pavel Yakovenko:
– The first match is always difficult. The team is not in an ideal sports shape yet. But we won 1:0! We are both strong teams. To tell in advance who wins is very difficult.
Head coach of Moldavian team Alexandr Kurteyan:
– It was really interesting great football match. Maybe it's strange, but I like it. We're managed to make everything we planned. We did not succeed to score. Ukrainian team did, we did not.