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World Cup-2022: Finland – Ukraine this Saturday


On Saturday, October 9, the national football team of Ukraine will hold its sixth qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup, in which the “blue-yellows” will meet the team of Finland at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki.


The qualifying round match for the 2022 World Cup between Ukraine and Finland, which will take place on October 9 in Helsinki, will be served by Spanish judge Jesús Gil Manzano.

The referees on the lines will be Diego Barber Sevilla and Ángel Nevado Rodríguez. The fourth official is Alejandro Hernández Hernández.

Ricardo De Burgos Bengoechea will be the VAR referee for the match in Finland. His assistant is Xavier Estrada Fernández.

Finland is a very high-quality team led by a good coach [Markku] Kanerva. This is a disciplined, well-played, organized team that has its own celebrities.

Olexandr Petrakov
Oleksandr Petrakov

In the spring, Finland and Ukraine drew 1-1 in Kyiv. After five rounds, Ukraine finished second in Group D, ahead of the Finns by additional indicators.