Ukraine managed to upset Turkey with two goals in the first half and to get a confident victory in the WC-2018 qualifying match - 2:0.
Ukraine winger tapped in Kovalenko's mis-hit shot to open scoring in the 18th minute and this goal became 30th in player's international career. In the 42nd minute number 7 finished Konoplyanka's pull-back for 2:0.
Andriy Shevchenko's team go top of Group I with win in Kharkiv, while Turkey stay fourth, now three points behind Ukraine. On September 5 Ukraine will play away match against Iceland in Reykjavik.
WC-2018 Qualifying. Group I
Ukraine - Turkey - 2:0
Goals: Yarmolenko (18, 42)
Cautions: Besedin (71) - Ozyakup (86)
Ukraine: Pyatov - Butko, Khacheridi, Matviyenko, Stepanenko, Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka (Zinchenko, 90), Kravets (Besedin, 70), Rotan (c) (Malinovskiy, 79), Kryvtsov, Kovalenko
Turkey: Babacan - Ozbayrakli, Koybasi, Aziz (Soyuncu, 73), Belozoglu (c), Tufan (Ozyakup, 60), Cigerci, Tosun, Calhanoglu (Turan, 68), Topal, UnderPrint version
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