Italy safe qualification for Euro 2024 after draw with Ukraine

  • Italy certified for the 2024 European Championships after a draw on Monday
  • The event’s reigning champions have been held to a 0-0 stalemate with Ukraine 
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Italy secured qualification for the 2024 Euros after in controversial vogue after their 0-0 draw with Group C rivals Ukraine. 

The event’s reigning champions, after their success at Euro 2020, ensured their place in Germany after taking part in out a stalemate on Monday evening.

With England having already certified for the Euros, the ultimate place in Group C was out there for both Italy or Ukraine to say. 

They went into the fixture on the identical factors, 13, however the Italians boasted a greater aim distinction – that means their 0-0 draw did little to have an effect on the group standings. 

Neither facet was capable of make a breakthrough on the evening nonetheless the hosts will really feel arduous accomplished by after they have been denied a late spot-kick in controversial vogue. 

Italy ensured qualification to the 2024 European Championships after a draw on Monday night

Italy ensured qualification to the 2024 European Championships after a draw on Monday evening

Ukraine were unable to find a goal and, thus, crashed out of the qualification group

Ukraine have been unable to discover a aim and, thus, crashed out of the qualification group

The hosts felt they should have had a penalty late on after a challenge on Mykhailo Mudryk

The hosts felt they need to have had a penalty late on after a problem on Mykhailo Mudryk

Footage appeared to show Italy's Bryan Cristante taking out Mudryk in the final moments

Footage appeared to indicate Italy’s Bryan Cristante taking out Mudryk within the remaining moments

Chelsea star Mykhailo Mudryk and his Ukraine team-mates felt he ought to have been awarded a penalty within the remaining moments after being introduced down contained in the field. 

Italy defender Bryan Cristante regarded as if he swiped on the winger’s legs and introduced him down contained in the penalty space – although the referee waved play on. 

Ukraine gamers and workers vented their frustrations and astonishment on the determination however it fell on deaf ears because the officers prompt there was no additional doing. 

Speaking afterwards, Ukraine coach Serhiy Rebrov insists that the referee and VAR made the wrong determination on the evening. 

‘I assumed it was a penalty, however there’s a referee and VAR, we’re not those who resolve. The referee was not known as to confirm the footage,’ mentioned the coach.

‘In my view, it was a spot-kick. The VAR didn’t take into account it opportune to name the referee in entrance of the show.’

Aleksander Ceferin's comments saying it would be a 'disaster' if Italy did not qualify wer emet with incredulity in Ukraine

Aleksander Ceferin’s feedback saying it will be a ‘catastrophe’ if Italy didn’t qualify wer emet with incredulity in Ukraine

Serhiy Rebrov insisted his players were 'angry' following comments by UEFA's Ceferin

Serhiy Rebrov insisted his gamers have been ‘offended’ following feedback by UEFA’s Ceferin

The incident comes simply days after UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin mentioned it will be a ‘catastrophe’ if Italy faily to qualify for Euro 2024 – which was lamented by Ukraine head coach Rebrov. 

Ceferin mentioned: ‘Italy should qualify for Euro 2024, in any other case will probably be a catastrophe, the Italian nationwide group is simply too essential, however I believe it is going to beat Ukraine.’ 

Ceferin’s feedback sparked outrage within the Ukrainian footballing neighborhood however Rebrov insisted that his gamers would use it as motivation for the sport. 

The former Dynamo Kyiv, Tottenham and West Ham ahead insisted: ‘We’re not concerned with what he [Čeferin] has to say, it is not our job to concentrate on such feedback. 

‘But all that they will actually do is have an effect on my gamers to make them extra offended and motivated to qualify, I believe we now have probability. 

Ukraine finished third in the group with Italy's goal difference greatly helping their cause

Ukraine completed third within the group with Italy’s aim distinction tremendously serving to their trigger 

Serhiy Rebrov painted a dejected figure on the touchline during the Group C clash

Serhiy Rebrov painted a dejected determine on the touchline throughout the Group C conflict

‘It is one factor to play in opposition to North Macedonia or Malta, with respect, however after we play England or Italy, it’s totally different.

‘This is a sport when we now have to indicate our face. We made a number of errors in Italy, however we perceive our accountability on this sport and what we now have to do.’

England, in the meantime, completed high of Group C after their 1-1 draw with North Macedonia on Monday evening. 

The hosts took the lead from the penalty spot within the first-half earlier than a Jani Atanasov introduced the rating stage throughout the second-half.


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