Ukraine Euro 2012 odds
The Ukraine, alongside Poland, were one of the host nations for the European Championships. The country did not become an independent footballing nation until 1992, as they were previously part of the Soviet Union. They automatically qualified for Euro 2012, which was their first European Championships, but they were unable to make it past the Group Stages
Ukraine were placed in Euro 2012 Group D with England, France and Sweden. It represented a tough challenge but they managed to get off to a winning start by beating Sweden 2-1 in their opening game. However, they then lost 2-0 to France and 1-0 to England, as they finished bottom of the group.
Euro 2012 Group D Matches
All times are British Summer Time.
As always the legendary Andriy Shevchenko will be a threat but there are a number of exciting youngsters coming through the ranks such as Yaroslav Rakitskiy, Andriy Yarmolenko and Yevhen Konoplyanka.
Ukraine European Championships Previous Form
Ukraine manager Oleh Blokhin's has named his 23-man provisional squad for Euro 2012:
Ukraine 2011 International Friendly Results
- Romania 2-2 Ukraine
- Sweden 1-1 Ukraine
- Ukraine 0-2 Italy
- Ukraine 2-0 Uzbekistan
- Ukraine 1-4 France
- Ukraine 0-1 Sweden
- Ukraine 2-3 Uruguay
- Czech Republic 4-0 Ukraine
- Ukraine 3-0 Bulgaria
- Estonia 0-2 Ukraine
- Ukraine 3-3 Germany