THE NATIONAL TEAM LOSES THE FRIENDLY AGAISNT UKRAINE, ALBANIA 1-4 UKRAINE

The national team of Albania lost the friendly match against Ukraine with the result 1-4, a match held at ‘’Stade Camille Fournier’’ in Evian, France. Coach Panucci experimented with young players that will serve to the future of the team in the upcoming matches.
The first half started well for the Red&Black, when in the 6th minute Hysaj serves for Emir Lenjani , but the latter strikes without success towards the Ukrainian goal, thus losing an excellent opportunity to score. Afterwards the course of the game changes, and Konoplyakna scores the first goal for Ukraine, in the 31st minute, meanwhile Yarmolenko scores a brace , in the 31st and 45th minute. With the result 0-3 ends the first half.
The second half started with substitutions by coach Panucci, but without success. The only goal for Albania came at the 88th minute by Emanuele Ndoj, which scored his first goal with the jersey of Albania. Minutes before the final whistle Ukraine scored the fourth goal with Konoplyanka.
Lineup of Albania: Berisha, Lenjani (’46 Balaj), Hysaj, Veseli, Gjimshiti, Lilaj (’65 Ajeti), Ndoj, Mavraj, Ramadani (’26 Qaka), Roshi (’46 Memolla), Manaj (’57 Cikalleshi).
Ukraine : Lunin, Butko (’82 Karaev), Sobol, Burda, Yarmolenko, Malinovsky (’71 Kovalenko), Konoplyanka, Marlos (’57 Shaparenko), Krivtsov, Zinchenko (’71 Sydorchuk), Biesiedin (’46 Seleznyov).
Goals: ’88 Ndoj/ ’31; ‘90Konoplyanka, ’36; 45 Yarmolenko