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‘England shouldn’t scare us’, says Ukraine boss Andriy Shevchenko

Wed 30 June 2021 | 17:34

Ukraine manager Andriy Shevchenko has said his side is not scared of England when they face the Three Lions at the Stadio Olimpico in the Euro 2020 quarter-final on Saturday.

The Ukrainians booked their place in the quarter-finals with a dramatic last-gasp 2-1 victory over ten-men

Sweden

.

Ukraine

have exceeded expectations at Euro 2020 so far.

England

's 2-0 victory over

Germany

has set up a meeting with

Shevchenko

's side in the quarter-finals.

The former

AC Milan

striker, who was appointed as Ukraine head coach in 2016, said his side is fully aware of the difficulty of the game and urged his players to be fearless against

Gareth Southgate

’s men.

“England are a great team, they have a deep bench, an outstanding coaching staff and we are fully aware how tough this game is going to be,"

the Ukraine boss told reporters after their victory over Sweden

.

"I saw all their three group matches, not today's win over Germany because we had to prepare for our own game with Sweden.

"They are incredibly difficult to score against but their strength shouldn't scare us.

"It should motivate us because everything is possible in football as in life and we will play our hearts out to give our fans even more to cheer about."


source: SportMob

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