Kvasnitsa: I knew that I had to believe in victory until the end

Kvasnitsa: I knew that I had to believe in victory until the end

Winger Ruha brought our youth team a sensational victory in stoppage time

Winger Ukrainian youth team Ilya Kvasnitsahero of the match against the national team England U-21shared his emotions after the match and his winning goal.

“Impression [от гола] incredible. This is the decisive goal that brought three points. Glad it happened. I come on as a substitute and try to do everything in my power to help the team. Thank God it happened like this.”

“Did you believe in victory after England’s second goal? Honestly, I didn’t believe it, but I knew that I had to believe until the end. And play and believe. Thanks to Valik [Рубчинскому]that he gave this transmission. I’m glad”.

“I think we played good matches. Six points out of six is ​​already good. It’s just the way we wanted it.”

Let us remind you that in the qualifying match for the Youth European Championship 2025, which took place on October 16 in Kosice, Slovakia, Ukraine sensationally led 2:0 against the reigning European champions after the first half (Nazar Voloshin and Oleg Ocheretko scored).

The English dominated the entire second half and finally equalized the score in the 89th minute. But in stoppage time, Ukraine launched a counterattack, and the fresh men scored: Kvasnitsa’s shot into the bottom corner decided the outcome of the match.

Let us remind you that Ilya also scored against Luxembourg on October 12, coming on as a substitute. In addition, the 20-year-old winger has four goals and two assists in 11 matches for Rukh this season.

The Ukrainian U-21 team scored nine points after three matches and single-handedly topped Group F. In the next match, Unai Melgosa’s team will meet Luxembourg on November 17.

Source: Sportarena

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