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Ukraine v Wales - 2002 World Cup.
Ukraine (1) 1 Wales (0) 1
Zobov 45 Pembridge 74

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Match Report
A Mark Pembridge strike 16 minutes from time earned Wales a 1-1 draw in Kiev. This was a much better performance that the one against Poland four days earlier. Wales started well but were dealt a blow in the first-half as Mark Delaney limped off with a hamstring injury, but the players fought back in the second half and kept their shape and got a well deserved equaliser.

So we came away with a point but it could have easily been three, it has left many yet again thinking of what could have been. In the last nine months Wales have played four away games in Eastern Europe and only lost once but alas still waiting that elusive victory.
Key moments
First half
Half time score Ukraine..1 Wales..0
Second half
Full-time score Ukraine..1 Wales..1

We are very disappointed not to have won the game. I'm so pleased for my players because they are a great bunch of lads. My players gave an extraordinary performance, given it was the last game of a very long season.- Mark Hughes on the game.

We have come away three times now in four games in eastern Europe with draws.
Mark Hughes on the Eastern European tour.

Team line-ups
Ukraine Wales
1 - Shovkovsky
2 - Starostyak
3 - Parfyonov
4 - Holovko
5 - Vashchyuk
6 - Dmitrulin
7 - Shevchenko
8 - Tymoshchyuk
9 - Zubov
10 - Vorobei
11 - Rebrov

12 -
13 -
14 -
15 -
16 -
17 -
19 -
1 - P Jones         
2 - M Delaney
3 - D Barnard
4 - A Melville
5 - R Page
6 - M Pembridge
7 - S Davies
8 - N Blake
9 - J Hartson
10 - G Speed
11 - R Giggs

12 - K Symons
14 - M Jones
15 - C Robinson
16 - I Roberts
17 - S Jenkins
18 - J Koumas
21 - D Ward

Match details
Half-time 1-0
Full-time 1-1
Date 06.06.2001
Kick off 7.15pm local time (5.15pm UK)
Venue NSC Olympic Stadium
City / town Kiev
Attendance 33,000
Referee Joaquim Gomes, Portugal

Match facts

Subs: Jenkins - Delaney, Koumas - Blake - more facts to follow, Hartson booked and will miss next game, also Nathan Blake.

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