Ukraine 3-2 Georgia

10:01, 07 September 2006
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Rusol snatches late win

Andriy Rusol`s header 10 minutes from time secured Ukraine a 3-2 victory over Georgia in their Euro 2008 Group B qualifier on Wednesday, according to SoccerNation.

      The World Cup finalists had trailed 2-1 after going ahead in the 31st minute through Andriy Shevchenko, the striker deftly heading into the top corner from Andriy Gusin`s pass.

      Georgia levelled six minutes later when Shota Arveladze beat keeper Olexander Shovkovsky with a strike from outside the area.

      With Ukraine`s Gusin sidelined in the second half by injury, the visitors went ahead briefly when Georgi Demetradze sent a curling free kick between a wall of defenders and past Shovkovsky on the hour.

      The lead proved shortlived, with Ruslan Rotan exploiting defensive errors to put the ball past Georgian keeper Grigol Chanturia only a minute later. 

      The hosts poured forward in search of a winner and got it when Rosul converted following a corner.

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