Ukraine pulled off a shocking upset by defeating Spain 1-0 in a home match at a raucous Olympic Stadium in Kyiv on October 13. Ukrainian fans totally savored a first-ever victory over the 2010 World Cup champions in the UEFA Nations League contest.
Andriy Shevchenko’s side took the lead against the run of play in the 76th minute when Viktor Tsygankov surprised Spain’s David de Gea by firing home a shot from outside the area after receiving an outstanding reverse pass from Andriy Yarmolenko. Tsygankov entered the match in the second half. It was Ukraine’s first goal against Spain in 17 years.