THE LVIVS TAKE ON THE BIG TWO: UPL 19/20 Matchday 13

Ukrainian Football Round Up: The past week in Ukrainian football has been yet another rollercoaster! The Cup is usually quite a drab affair but it’s turning into quite the competition this year! Mariupol got last week’s Matchday 12 kicked off beating Kolos at home. Albeit Kolos were not awarded what looked like a stonewall penalty …

HALLOWEEN CUP WEEK – SCARES & SHOCKS APLENTY? – 19/20 UKRAINIAN CUP R16

HAPPY HALLOW… UKRAINIAN CUP ROUND OF 16!!! Most children will be excited for tomorrow’s festivities but the MAIN event of this week takes place of Halloween Eve! The Ukrainian Cup reawakens as the big clubs finally enter the fray. Current holders Shakhtar, Dynamo, Zorya, Desna, Kolos and Vorskla all enter at this stage and the …

A BROTHERLY FACE OFF IN KYIV – UPL 19/20 MATCHDAY 12

After a week of European football action, the UPL restarts for its reverse cycle of fixtures… Ukrainian football Round up! Matchday 11 was a rather tame affair bar one high scoring game! Shakhtar kicked us off last Friday with a 6-0 thrashing of lowly Kolos, who didn’t stand a chance in Kharkiv. Shakhtar, once again …

THE EUROPA SCANDINAVIA LEAGUE CONTINUES: UEL 19/20 Matchday 3

Dynamo return to European action for the first time since their underwhelming 0-0 draw against lowly Lugano, with a match up against their second Scandinavian opponents of the season. In what has been a rather disappointing UEL campaign so far, in terms of performances, Dynamo will be looking to show a signal of intent as …

OLEXANDRIA’S TOUR DE FRANCE – UEL 19/20 Matchday 3

It’s Matchday 3 in the Europa League as UPL bronze medalists Olexandria visit St. Etienne in central France. After picking up their debut point in European group competition against Gent in Matchday 2, Volodymyr Sharan’s men will be going into this game feeling motivated. In St Etienne, they face another big club side that has …

(NOT) THE DINAMO YOU KNOW – UCL 19/20 MATCHDAY 3

THE CHAMPIONNNSSSS It’s Matchday 3 in the Champions League as once again all attention centres on Group C! Shakhtar have the chance to pull away in second place with the first of two consecutive European ties against Dinamo Zagreb! The Croatian side visit Kharkiv where both sides know that a victory will give them the …

TWO PACKS OF LIONS – ONE CITY THRONE: UPL 19/20 Matchday 11

Ukrainian football round up It has been a historic and monumental past fortnight in the Ukrainian footballing world! In case you missed it (where have you been if you have?!) Ukraine are going to EURO 2020! The Zbirna confirmed their qualification status after beating Lithuania and current European Champions Portugal. Simultaneously they also won their …

BATTLE FOR THE TOP – Ukraine v Portugal – Euro 2020 Qualification

THE GAME OF THE YEAR IS UPON US! In one of the most eagerly anticipated games for Ukraine in recent times, the entire country will have its eyes on Kyiv this evening as the Zbirna take on Portugal in a battle for TOP spot in Group B! After Friday’s comfortable 2-0 win against bottom side …

UKRAINE V LITHUANIA – EURO 2020 Qualification – Matchday 6

THE EUROS ARE IN SIGHT!!! Ukraine face Lithuania tonight in the first of their October qualification double header. This evening’s must win game takes place in Kharkiv as Ukraine pushes closer to securing that spot at next summer’s Championships. As it stands, it is all in their hands as to whether they top their group …

The Village v The Big City: UPL 19/20 Matchday 10

The UPL convenes once more ahead of the International break with some blockbuster fixtures! It’s Matchday 10 and everything is to play for (apart from top spot!) Ukrainian Weekly Round Up Shakhtar got us started last week as they rested a heap of players in their game against Vorskla. It didn’t make too much of …