class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Having beaten Germany to emotional scenes, Al Hain-Cole expects the Three Lions to ease to a much more straightforward victory over Shevchenko's men
After the euphoria of overcoming Germany, England must now turn their attention to Saturday’s Euro 2020 quarter-final against Ukraine.
The mood in the Three Lions camp is high after recording a first ever knockout stage victory over their old rivals, running out 2-0 winners in front of a passionate home crowd at Wembley.
Ukraine vs England latest odds
England are clear 2/5 (1.40) favourites with bet365 to remain on course for glory by coming out on top in Rome.
However, Andriy Shevchenko’s men have only lost one of the last four meetings between the sides and are available at 15/2 (8.50) to cause an upset with a win at the Stadio Olimpico.
The two most recent encounters between this duo have both resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 7/2 (4.50) on them taking this game into extra time after another deadlocked 90 minutes.
Ukraine vs England team news
Artem Besedin has been ruled out for six months due to the knee injury caused by Markus Danielsson’s red-card tackle against Sweden, while Andriy Yarmolenko will be assessed after hobbling off in that clash and Oleksandr Zubkov is also doubtful.
Mason Mount will be hoping to return to the line-up after only returning from Covid-19 isolation on the day of the Germany game, although Declan Rice and Kieran Trippier may not be risked after struggling for fitness towards the end of that game.
TV channel, live stream & how to watch
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BBC One will be showing Ukraine vs England live on TV in the United Kingdom (UK). The BBC iPlayer will be streaming the game live online.
Ukraine vs England preview
While fans could be forgiven for getting carried away following the Germany win and given the team’s potential opponents between now and the final, Gareth Southgate is unlikely to take anything for granted.
Having remained true to his cautious approach throughout the tournament, he has been rewarded with steady progress to the last eight with four clean sheets in a row.
This record is unlikely to be put under too much pressure by Ukraine, who are expected to set up with a similarly defensive line-up to the one that ground out that attritional extra-time victory over the Swedes.
Ukraine vs England tips & predictions
All in all, even odds (2.00) seem too good to pass up on England moving one step closer to their dream with a straightforward victory and seventh consecutive clean sheet against Ukraine.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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