Tuesday June 5, 2012 Friendlies Finished Audi-Sportpark

Turkey 2 - 0 Ukraine

  • Erkin 30’
  • Pektemek 70’

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  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Turkey
    • Ukraine
    • 90'+4 Turkey beat Ukraine 2-0, their fourth win in five post-season friendlies. Goals in either half from Caner Erkin and Mustafa Pektemek gave Abdullah Avcı's men the win.
    • 90'+4 Turkey are playing keep ball and winding the clock down. It is a very professional performance from Abdullah Avcı's men.
    • 90'+3 Sahin shoots over from the right channel, with Emre screaming for the pass.
    • 90'+2 Rotan clatters into Sahin with the elbow outstretched.
    • 90' Four minutes of additional time.
    • 89' I think it is safe to say that Ukraine would have struggled to qualify for these finals if they were not there as of right as co-hosts.
    • 87' Mert easily saves a speculative effort from Rakitskiy.
    • 85' Shevchenko wins the ball on the edge of the box, and plays a one-two, but having ghosted past Korkmaz, his chip hits the top of the crossbar.
    • 84' Tore is replaced by Engin Baytar.
    • 83' Nuri Sahin takes it, but his shot is well over.
    • 82' Nazarenko concedes a foul on the edge of the box with a lunge on Tore, and Altintop lines up for a free-kick.
    • 81' Emre gets a yellow for a clumsy challenge of Gusev.
    • 80' Pektemek rpelaced by Umit Bulut.
    • 78' A good save from Mert down to his left from Devych's shot from Nazarenko's lay-off.
    • 77' Emre, the Maradona of the Bosphorus, comes on for Korkmaz.
    • 73' Nazarenko floats a lovely ball into the box, and Shevchenko drifts off Korkmaz and heads towards goal, but fails to get a good connection on the ball and it squirts wide.
    • 72' Yehven Konoplyanka gets the ball onto his right-foot 20 yards out and forces Mert to scramble.
    • 71' Altintop's free-kick hits the crossbar and the ball drops to Tunay, who is in an offside position.
    • 70' Rakitskiy horribly lunges at Pektemek and is shown a yellow card.
    • 69' Pektemek makes it 2-0 Turkey, after an excellent break down the right from substitute Tunay that beat the offside trap.
    • 66' Play is held up while security get a couple of interlopers off the pitch.
    • 66' Turkey goalscorer Caner is replaced by Sercan, and Tunay comes on for Arda. Milevsky is replaced by Seleznyov.
    • 63' Gusev fails to get on the end of a one-two with Devych.
    • 62' Butko is replaced by Oleg Gusev.
    • 61' Hasan ali Kaldirim looks to cross from the left, but is crowded out by Khacheridi. The Turkish player protests, and gets a yellow card.
    • 59' Khacheridi goes to ground under a challenge from Arda. But it shows the pressing game that Turkey play.
    • 56' Lots of one-touch passing around the area from Turkey, but Arda's backheel is too heavy and Ukraine win back the ball.
    • 54' Khacheridi tries a long ball to Butko from the back that sails ten yards over the 21-year-old.
    • 53' Devych sets up Milevskiy but the Dynamo Kyiv striker is crowded out, and Shevchenko is unable to get a follow-up shot in.
    • 52' Topal starts another attack for Turkey. The Valencia player is man-of-the match so far.
    • 51' Butko pulls the ball back from the right but the chance is wasted.
    • 50' Shevchenko, who plays in the hole for Ukraine, is looking a source of attacking intent at the start of the second half.
    • 49' Marko Devych is set up by Shevchenko, but Mert is able to save easily.
    • 48' Nuri Sahin makes a break for Turkey, but Shevchuk again makes the tackle.
    • 47' Shevchuk clears a Turkey attack down the right channel.
    • 46' Shevchenko is on for Rotan, as is Serhiy Nazerenko, on for Harmash and Yehven Khaderichi replaces Kucher at the back.
    • 46' Ukraine kick off the second half.
    • 45'+1 That is half-time. Apologies for the loss of commentary midway through the half, which was down to technical issues.
    • 45' One minute of added on time, and Pektemek gets into a good position but is thwarted.
    • 45' There is a coming together between Kucher and Korkmaz, with the Ukrainian convinced an elbow has been thrown. Botha re shown a yellow card/
    • 44' Some pressure from Ukraine, and Aliyev forces another save from Mert.
    • 43' Turkey goalkeeper Femi Mert Gunok makes a sprawling save to keep out Rakystky's header from Aliyev's free-kick.
    • 42' Cener the goalscorer climbs over Butko as he attempts a far post header from Arda's centre, and a foul is awarded by Michael Weiner.
    • 40' Shevchuk clips Altintop on the right, and Turkey win a free-kick.
    • 37' Egemen Korkmaz tackles Milevskiy on the edge of the area, after an Aliyev short free-kick.
    • 36' Mehmet Topal makes a great block to keep out Konoplyanka's shot from the edge of the area.
    • 35' Topal shoots after Shevchuk is caught in possession just outside his own area.
    • 31' Arda with a lovely ball over the top just evades Pektemek, as Oleksandr Kucher comes across to cover.
    • 30' Toprak is on for Turkey.
    • 30' It is the 23-year-old's first goal for Turkey in his 15th game.
    • 29' Turkey go one-nil up as Caner Erkin scores with a fine finish after being set up by Pektemek down the left.
    • 7' Nuri Sahin shows some good skill on the right, but Ukraine are able to clear, then Pyatov plucks a Arda cross out of the air.
    • 6' Turkey build the ball up from the back through Hamit Altintop.
    • 5' A Turkey throw deep in Ukraine territory comes to nothing, as the ball drifts out evntually for a goal-kick.
    • 4' A shot from Bohdan Butko goes well wide of the right hand post.
    • 3' A cagey opening few moments, and the ball goes back to the Ukraine goalkeeper Andriy Pyatov.
    • 2' Tore fouls Konoplyanka and that is a foul to Ukraine.
    • 1' Turkey in red kick off.
    • A crowd of 10,000 is dominated by Turkish supporters. Turkey come into this game after a 3-1 win over Portugal in Lisbon. They have made seven changes from that game.
    • However, Artem Milevskiy starts up front, as he is expected to in Ukraine's opener on June 11 against Sweden.
    • It seems an experimental Ukraine team, with no place for skipper Shevchenko as coach Oleg Blokhin makes eight changes from the side that lost in Innsbruck.
    • TURKEY: Mert, Hamit, Semih, Egemen, Hasan Ali, Gökhan Töre, Mehmet Topal, Nuri, Arda, Caner, Mustafa...Subs: To follow.///UKRAINE: Piatov, Shevchuk, Kucher, Aliyev, Harmash, Rotan, Butko, Ievgeni, Rakystky, Devic, Milevsky...Subs: To Follow.
    • Ukraine have been drawn in Group D with France, England and Sweden.
    • However, he warned: "We suffered physically and had some problems with decision-making late in the match."
    • "Our preparations for the Euro are going according to the plan and the results of the friendlies are not really important," Shevchenko said.
    • The Euro 2012 co-hosts went down 3-2 to Austria in their previous warm-up game, but skipper Andriy Shevchenko insists that the result must not be overplayed
    • Hello and welcome to live coverage as Ukraine take on Turkey in the Audi Sportpark in Ingolstadt, Germany in the pre-Euro 2012 friendly.
  • Summary

    • 85' Shevchenko wins the ball on the edge of the box, and plays a one-two, but having ghosted past Korkmaz, his chip hits the top of the crossbar.
    • 69' Pektemek makes it 2-0 Turkey, after an excellent break down the right from substitute Tunay that beat the offside trap.
    • 30' It is the 23-year-old's first goal for Turkey in his 15th game.
    • 29' Turkey go one-nil up as Caner Erkin scores with a fine finish after being set up by Pektemek down the left.
    • TURKEY: Mert, Hamit, Semih, Egemen, Hasan Ali, Gökhan Töre, Mehmet Topal, Nuri, Arda, Caner, Mustafa...Subs: To follow.///UKRAINE: Piatov, Shevchuk, Kucher, Aliyev, Harmash, Rotan, Butko, Ievgeni, Rakystky, Devic, Milevsky...Subs: To Follow.

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