Euro 2024: Belgium qualify as Ukraine crash out after draw against the Red Devils

Belgium qualify as Ukraine crash out || Imago

Euro 2024: Belgium qualify as Ukraine crash out after draw against the Red Devils

Stephen Oladehinde 19:10 - 26.06.2024

Ukraine failed to qualify for the knockout stages as they played a draw against Belgium in their last group stage game.

The Blue and Yellow needed a win to seal their qualification but could not get past Belgium who held their ground.

The game ended 0-0, which went in favour of the Red Devils, leaving Ukraine in tears as they crashed out of the tournament.

As it happened 

Three changes were made in the Ukraine side that secured a crucial 2-1 victory over Slovakia on Friday.

The big news is that Chelsea forward Mykhailo Mudryk is not in the squad while Arsenal's Oleksandr Zinchenko dropped to the bench.

Meanwhile, Domenico Tedesco has made just one change to the Belgium XI who beat Romania. Arsenal's Leandro Trossard returns, replacing Dodi Lukebakio, who is suspended after picking up two yellow cards in two games.

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The game started with Belgium dominating the possession but not creating any chances to get the first goal.

Both teams kept pushing for a goal but nothing came forth from both teams as the referee blew the halftime whistle.

Belgium vs Ukraine || Imago
Belgium vs Ukraine || Imago

The second half started with much intensity from Ukraine but created few chances to disturb the Belgium defence.

Ukraine tried to push hard for a goal late in the game but could not convert some of their chances with the game ending in a 0-0 draw.