Ukraine and North Macedonia meet in Bucharest on Thursday. Both the teams will be hoping to claim three points in their second group c match. Ukraine vs North Macedonia is an equally important fixture for both the team as one of them will be going home if they lose this. 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 North Macedonia: the recent form of both teams
Surely, one of the most entertaining games that the Euro 2020 produced was the Netherlands vs Ukraine game which ended in a 3-2 defeat for the Ukrainians. They completed a comeback but couldn’t hold on to it as the Netherlands put the third past their net in the dying minutes. There are lots of positives to take from the game and Ukraine would like to implement those the next day.
Ukraine’s Euro 2020 form- L
Ukraine’s recent form in all competition – D-D-W-W-L
North Macedonia’s first-ever match at a major tournament ended in defeat against Austria. Although they took the lead in the 18th minute, it was quickly cancelled out 10 minutes later. They suffered a heartbreaking 3-1 defeat and this match is their only chance to keep their tournament hopes alive.
North Macedonia Euro 2020 form – L
North Macedonia’s recent form in all competition – W-W-D-W-L
Ukraine vs North Macedonia: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Winger Oleksandr Zubkov, will not be available for Ukraine. He was substituted against the Netherlands with a foot injury in the 13th minute. Shevchenko is unlikely to make too many changes to his starting lineup. He also might stick with his traditional 4-3-3 formation.
Ukraine possible starting lineup:
Bushchan; Karavayev, Zabarnyi, Matviyenko, Mykolenko; Malinovskyi, Sydorchuk, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Tsygankov
Angelovski may decide to stick with the same starting lineup and 3-5-2 formation he used against Austria the other day.
North Macedonia possible starting lineup:
Dimitrievski; S.Ristevski, Velkovski, Musliu; Nikolov, Bardhi, Ademi, Elmas, Alioski; Pandev, Trajkovski
Also read: Euro Cup winners in the past 20 years
Head to head:
Although North Macedonia and Ukraine don’t have much history, the rivalry is just starting to heat up. North Macedonia played 4 games against Ukraine although, they won 1 and drew 1, lost 2 of the other games.
Ukraine vs North Macedonia: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions
However, you must change your team if any of this players isn’t announced in the final staring xi.