Gareth Bale led Wales to their first World Cup since 1958 as Ukraine's dreams of lifting the spirits of a war-torn country were cruelly denied by a 1-0 defeat in Cardiff on Sunday
Wales captain Gareth Bale said any sympathy with Ukraine will be forgotten on Sunday as he tries to lead his country to a World Cup for the first time since 1958
Ukraine registered a 3-1 over Scotland to reach a World Cup play-off final and they will now clash against Wales for a place in Qatar
Oleksandr Zinchenko says he wants to give Ukrainians something to smile about as his team prepares for next week's World Cup play-off semi-final against Scotland.
Ukraine defender Oleksandr Zinchenko dedicated Manchester City's dramatic Premier League title triumph to his war-torn homeland on Sunday.
Ukraine play Scotland in a World Cup play-off semi-final in Glasgow on June 1. The winners of that match face Wales four days later in Cardiff with a place in Qatar at stake.
The club has said it could also arrange games with the likes of Manchester City, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan.
The arrangement was set up by Manchester City's Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko, a childhood friend of Andrii Kravchuk since both were in the Shakhtar Donetsk academy.
Russian captain Artem Dzyuba has asked to be left out of the squad for friendly matches later this month because of the "difficult situation in Ukraine", coach Valery Karpin said on Tuesday
Premier League: Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel was disappointed with the fans who chose not to respect the show of support for Ukraine.
Pep Guardiola says Ukraine defender Oleksandr Zinchenko will play in Manchester City's FA Cup fifth-round tie at Peterborough on Tuesday
Russia have been ordered by FIFA to play home international matches at neutral venues where their national flag and anthem would be banned.
Ukraine striker Roman Yaremchuk received standing applause from Benfica fans in support of his home country during their league match against Vitoria SC.
England have decided to boycott all international football matches vs Russia due to being in solidarity with Ukraine.
Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta and Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson carried flowers in the country's yellow and blue colours onto the pitch before kick-off. Both teams stood for a minute's applause, while a message on the stadium scoreboard in yellow and blue read "Football Stands Together".
The Netherlands clinched the final automatic place in European qualifying for the 2022 World Cup as late goals from Steven Bergwijn and Memphis Depay sealed a 2-0 win over Norway on Tuesday, with Turkey and Ukraine grabbing play-off spots.
Harry Kane's brace helped England beat Ukraine 4-0 on Saturday and set up a Euro 2020 semi-final clash against Denmark
UEFA EURO 2020: Ukraine face England in a quarter-final match, at the Stadio Olimpico, in Rome.