Footballers of the Ukrainian national team go to the match against Borussia

The players of the national team of Ukraine began the second week of training in Slovenia with a team photo with the flags of Ukraine and loud exclamations of “Glory to Ukraine! Glory to heroes!”

Thus players cheered defenders of Ukraine and the entire Ukrainian nation, which continues the heroic struggle against the invaders. The collections heart and soul with their native state, being in an inseparable spiritual and emotional connection with fellow countrymen, tell Ukrinform.

As for the football component, it continued to work on the specific elements of the game. In particular, the head coach Alexander Petrakov and his assistants offered the players to practice set pieces. The main part of the lesson was preceded by an interesting warm-up. Physical training coach Vyacheslav Ruzhentsev determined the task to pass the ball to each other with hands with final headers. The task was constantly becoming more difficult, reaching in the final series to passes and hits only with the head. Such mobility on a limited area of ​​the field with a competitive effect warmed up the teams well, giving them positive emotions.

Then the team was divided into two groups: one worked in the gym, the other practiced strokes or played tennisball. 21 players took part in the training. Viktor Tsygankov and Aleksey Gutsulyak are resuming after injuries.

On Tuesday, the Ukrainian national team leaves for Germany. The flight from Lbljana to Düsseldorf will take approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. From the airfield, the team will take a bus to Mönchengladbach. The match against Borussia will take place on May 11.

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Today at 18.30 CET (19.30 Kyiv time) the press conference of Alexander Petrakov and one of the team players will begin.

As Ukrinform reported, on the morning of February 24, Russia launched rocket attacks on Ukrainian cities, and then launched a large-scale invasion. The war against the Russian Federation continues for the 76th day.


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