The two nations with a similar story so far take on each other in a Group C clash on Monday. Both these teams have won against North Macedonia but lost against the Netherlands. Ukraine vs Austria will at least result in one of the teams going through to the knockouts. A draw would almost certainly see both teams progress to the knockout stages. To help you with your fantasy team SportzPoint brings you every insider from the game. Follow our Fantasy Football Predictions for all the tricks, tips and dream teams.
Ukraine vs Austria: the recent form of both teams
Ukraine has been impressing in the UEFA Euro 2020 so far. Although they lost 3-2 against the Dutch, they produced a thriller and just couldn’t hold off. After the defeat on opening night, Ukraine bounced back with a 2-1 win against North Macedonia on Thursday. A draw against the Austrians would certainly pave their way to the knockouts on goal difference.
Ukraine’s form in Euro 2020: L-W
Ukraine recent form in all competitions: D-W-W-L-W
Similarly, Austria won comfortably against North Macedonia but faced a heavy loss by 2-0 against the Netherlands. As for Austria playing for a draw would be a more risky strategy than Ukraine. Consequently, they are hoping to be one of the four best third-placed teams to advance in the competition.
Austria’s form in Euro 2020: W-L
Austria’s recent form in all competition: L-L-D-W-L
Ukraine vs Austria: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Winger Oleksandr Zubkov will not be available after suffering a muscle strain in the opening match against the Netherlands. Apart from him, there are no injury concerns for Ukraine and the whole squad is available for selection. They might also lead into this game with an unchanged lineup from their 2-1 over North Macedonia.
Ukraine possible starting lineup:
Bushchan; Karavayev, Zabarnyi, Matviyenko, Mykolenko; Shaparenko, Stepanenko, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Malinovskiy
Marko Arnautovic will be back to the fold after serving his one-match suspension against the Netherlands. He was handed a one-match ban by the UEFA for “insulting another player” with his celebrations. Slight changes in the attacking half may result in Christoph Baumgartner and Michael Gregoritsch out of the starting xi.
Austria possible starting lineup:
Bachmann; Dragovic, Alaba, Hinteregger; Lainer, Laimer, Schlager, Sabitzer, Ulmer; Kalajdzic, Arnautovic
Head to head:
Ukraine and Austria’s head to head record are evenly matched. Both teams played two games against each other and both registered a win and a loss to their name.
Ukraine vs Austria: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions
You must change your team if any of this players isn’t announced in the final staring xi.