Associated Press Worldstream
June 7, 2003 Saturday 2:38 PM Eastern Time
LVIV, Ukraine — Serhiy Fedeorov scored the match-winning goal two
minutes into injury time Saturday as Ukraine held off Armenia 4-3 in
a 2004 European Championship qualifying match for Group 6.
Andriy Shevchenko had two goals for Ukraine and Oleksandr Horshkov
had the other.
Armenia’s Albert Sarkisian, who also scored two goals, opened the
scoring on a penalty kick in the 14th minute after Ukraine’s Oleg
Luzhnyi fouled Armen Karamian.
Horshkov equalized with a header in the 28th minute, but Sarkisian
again put Armenia ahead in the 52nd.
Shevchenko struck from the penalty spot 14 minutes later and put
Ukraine ahead 3-2 in the 73rd. One minute later, Armenia’s Artur
Ukraine remains in second place with nine points, one point behind
group leader Spain, which faced Greece in a match later Saturday.
Armenia is in fifth place with five points after as many games,
ahead of only Northern Ireland.
Ukraine: Dmytro Shutkov; Oleg Luzhny, Serhiy Fedorov, Andriy
Nesmachniy, Serhiy Popov (Maxym Kalinichenko, 67th), Serhiy Zakarliuka
(Olexandr Radchenko, 58th), Andriy Shevchenko, Andriy Vorobey,
Olexandr Horshkov, Andriy Voronin, Serhiy Rebrov (Oleg Venglinskiy,
81st), Olexandr Holovko, Adrian Pukanych, Vyacheslav Shevchuk
Armenia: Roman Berezovskiy; Eduard Partsikian, Karen Dokhoian, Sargis
Hovsebian, Haroutyoun Vardanian, Romik Khachatrian, Artur Petrosian
(Jose Andre Bilibio, 79th), Artur Voskanian, Albert Sarkisian, Artavazd
Karamian, Arman Karamian (Ararat Haratyunian, 83rd), Romeo Jenebian,
Arkadiy Dokhoian, Sergei Arakelian, Ara Hakopian.
Referee: Hermann Albrecht (Germany).