UKR vs AUT Dream11: As the Euro 2020 goes on in full swing, it will be Ukraine that takes on Austria at the National Arena. Both sides have a qualification spot to the Round of 16 on the line, as they’re on level terms with three points each.
Ukraine displayed great character to go toe to toe against Group C toppers Netherlands, but faltered in the final few minutes to lose the game 3-2. Ukraine did manage to secure a 2-1 win in their next game to North Macedonia. As for Austria, they beat North Macedonia 3-1, which was followed up by a 2-0 loss to Netherlands. A point for Ukraine could prove to be enough as they have the better goal difference, whereas, Austria will have to settle for nothing less but a win in order to continue their European campaign.
Date: June 21, Monday
Kick-Off: 9:30 PM (IST)
Venue: National Arena
The game will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sport Network, and can be streamed on Sonly Liv and Jio TV.
Head to Head
From the last two meetings between the two sides, both Ukraine and Austria have won a game each.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Oleksandr Zubkov is on the sidelines due to injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: G Buschan should be starting in at goal, while, V Mykolenko, M Matvienko, I Zabarnyi and O Karvaev could line up in defence. T Stepanenko, M Shaparenko and O Zinchenko are expected to start in the midfield region. R Malinovsky, Yarmolenko and R Yaremchuk are in contention to lead the attack up front.
Georgi Bushchan; Vitalii Mykolenko, Mykola Matvienko, Illia Zabarnyi, Oleksandr Karavaev; Taras Stepanenko, Mykola Shaparenko, Oleksandr Zinchenko; Ruslan Malinovskiy, Andriy Yarmolenko, Roman Yaremchuk
Injury Report and Unavailability: Marko Arnautovic’s verbal assault on Ezgjan Alioski has earned him a ban from UEFA.
Expected Changes and Strategy: D Bachmann should be starting in at goal, while, M Hinteregger, A Dragovic, and P Lienhart could line up in defence. D Alaba, A Ulmer, S Liner, K Laimer and M Sabitzer are expected to start in at midfield. S Kalajdzic and C Baumgartner are likely to lead the attack up top.
Daniel Bachmann; Martin Hinteregger, Aleksandar Dragovic, Philipp Lienhart; David Alaba, Andreas Ulmer, Stefan Lainer, Konrad Laimer, Marcel Sabitzer; Sasa Kalajdzic, Christoph Baumgartner
Roman Yaremchuk is touted as the first one to score for Ukraine by 11/2 as per the odds. Yaremchuk has registered two goals, an assist and also has a pass accuracy of 86.5% from two appearances this season.
The odds are in favor of Sasa Kalajdzic to score the first goal by 13/2 for Austria as per the odds. The centre forward scored 16 goals, and had five assists from 33 appearances for VFB Stuttgart.
Andriy Yarmolenko has been in good form as well for Ukraine. Yarmolenko has two goals, an assist and a pass accuracy of 78% from the two games so far. The odds in his favor to get a goal are 11/2.
David Alaba can pack a punch for Austria as well. Alaba has an assist, as well as a pass accuracy of 90.6% from the two games so far. He is also in charge of the set pieces.
Gk: D Bachmann
DEF: D Alaba, V Mykolenko, S Lainer, O Karavayev
MID: O Zinchenko, R Malinoskyi, X Schlager
FOR: A Yarmolenko, R Yarmelenko, S Kalajdzic
Both sides have some quality players in their respective lockers, aand it could turn out to be a closely contested affair. With that being said, the UKR vs AUT Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of a da by 19/20 as per skybet.