Euro 2012 must be felt as a distant memory for the Ukrainian people.
Ten years before their country was ravaged by war, Ukraine co-hosted the European Championship with neighboring Poland, with the renovated Olympic Stadium in Kyiv chosen to host the final.
Hopes of a positive performance from the co-hosts were dashed after Ukraine were drawn in a tough group alongside England, France and Sweden – but they started their tournament from the best possible way.
After a scoreless first half against Sweden in their opener, with a stadium resembling a giant bowl of custard, Ukraine fell behind with a Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike.
But Oleg Blokhin’s side staged a comeback and two goals from their legendary striker secured Ukraine’s first-ever win in a European Championship finals game.
Losses to France and England meant Ukraine were eliminated from the group stage, but their 2-1 win over Sweden became the tournament’s defining memory for the Ukrainians.
We ask you to name their starting XI from that hot June night in Kyiv. Blokhin chose a 4-4-2 attacking formation that was full of technically gifted ball players and familiar faces to Premier League fans.
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