KyivPost England U19s to face tough battle with Ukraine for top spot

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Sept. 30, 2012, 5:05 p.m. |

Ukrainian midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (R) vies with English forward Wayne Rooney during the Euro 2012 football championships match England vs Ukraine.

England U19s bring the First Qualifying Round of the 2013 Euro Championships to an end on Monday afternoon when they meet Ukraine in Tallinn, looking to seal top spot in their group.

Noel Blake’s side are sitting in pole position after the first two games following victories against Estonia and Faroe Islands and whilst Ukraine have also registered six points from the same fixtures to join the Young Lions in the draw for next spring’s Elite Round, England’s superior goals-scored record gives them a slight advantage.

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