WC-2023. The women's national team of Ukraine confidently won the match of the qualifying tournament in the Faroe Islands

Luis Cortes' men defeated the Faroe Islands team away in the penultimate match of the 2023 World Cup qualifiers.

According to the results of the June matches, the women's national team of Ukraine lost its chances to get to the World Cup. However, on the eve of the final two qualifying games, the head coach of the Ukrainian women, Luis Cortes saidthat his wards will fight for the third place in the group.

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

The blue-yellow team took the first step towards this in Tórshavn, beating the Faroe Islands national team at the local stadium Tórsvollur. At the beginning of the meeting, Kunina scored a double. Before the break, the guests created several more scoring chances at the opponent's goal.

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In the second half, the Ukrainian women had several opportunities to increase their own advantage, in particular, Korsun and Khimich hit the frame. However, Shmatko managed to score - in the 83rd minute after the standard performed by Basanska. In the end, our team stopped at the score of 3:0.

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

The blue and yellow will play their final qualifying match away to Spain on Tuesday, September 6. The game with the Pyrenees will be held in Madrid on the field of Ciudad del Fútbol de Las Rozas - the Center of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (starting at 22.00 Kyiv time).

2023 Women's World Cup. Qualifying tournament

Faroe Islands — Ukraine — 0:3 (0:2)

Goals: Kunina (12, 14), Shmatko (83).

Faroe Islands: E. Joensen, Rasmusdottir, Luckuni, Ryan, Johannesen (k) (T. Joensen, 46), A. Sevdal, Mittfoss, Thorolvsdottir, Svarvadal, Lisberg (Benbakoura, 66), G. Sevdal (Mortensen, 76).

Head coach: Lene Terp.

Ukraine: Bondarchuk, Korsun (Podolska, 74), Apanashchenko (k), Shmatko, Basanska, Kozlova (Khimych, 65), Petryk (Kitayeva, 65), Kalinina, Ovdiychuk (Shevchuk, 65), Kunina (Glushchenko, 74), Giryn.

Head coach: Luis Cortes.

Referee: Louise Thompson (Northern Ireland).

September 2. Torshavn. Stadium "Torsvollur".

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

European area. Group B

16.09.2021/0/10 Faroe Islands - Spain - XNUMX:XNUMX

17.09.2021/0/2 Hungary - Scotland - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.09.2021/7/1 Scotland - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.09.2021/0/7 Hungary - Spain - XNUMX: XNUMX

21.10.2021. Ukraine - Faroe Islands - 4: 0

22.10.2021/2/1 Scotland - Hungary - XNUMX: XNUMX

26.10.2021. Ukraine - Spain - 0: 6

26.10.2021/1/7 Faroe Islands - Hungary - XNUMX: XNUMX

25.11.2021/12/0 Spain - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

26.11.2021 Scotland - Ukraine - 1: 1

30.11.2021/XNUMX/XNUMX Hungary - Ukraine - 4: 2

30.11.2021/8/0 Spain - Scotland - XNUMX: XNUMX

08.04.2022/7/0 Hungary - Faroe Islands - XNUMX: XNUMX

12.04.2022/0/2 Scotland - Spain - XNUMX: XNUMX

24.06.2022. Ukraine - Scotland - 0: 4

28.06.2022. Ukraine - Hungary - 2: 0

02.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Faroe Islands - Ukraine - 0: 3

Standings

Teams

G

W

D

L

 М

P

1. Spain

6

6

0

0

45-0

18

2. Scotland

7

4

1

2

16-13

13

3. Ukraine

7

3

1

3

12-15

10

4. Hungary

7

3

0

4

19-16

9

5. Faroe Islands

7

0

0

7

2-50

0

02.09.2022 Spain - Hungary

06.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Spain - Ukraine

06.09.2022/XNUMX/XNUMX Faroe Islands - Scotland

Playoffs: October 3-11, 2022.

Intercontinental playoffs: November 7-15, 2022, February 13-25, 2023, and April 3-11, 2023.

Final tournament (Australia, New Zealand): July 10 - August 20, 2023.

Women's World Cup Qualifying Tournament. European area

Photo by Pavlo Kubanov

Group Round

Europe has 2023 direct tickets to the 11 World Cup, another team will take part in the intercontinental playoffs. 

Nine group winners will go directly to the 2023 World Cup. The second teams of the groups will continue to fight in the next stage.

Playoffs

The nine teams that take second place in the groups will advance to the playoffs, which will consist of two stages.

The top three among the second teams will have the opportunity to play directly in the second stage of the playoffs. The remaining six participants will compete for three passes in single-match confrontations in the first stage. The three winners of the first round and the three teams that advanced directly to the second stage will determine the three winners of the UEFA playoffs in one-match duels.

The two winners of the second-ranked UEFA playoffs (criteria applied to the results of the group stage plus the playoffs of the second round) will receive two automatic places at the 2023 World Cup, while the third winner will continue his journey in the intercontinental playoffs.

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