FIFA ranking: 24

Coach: Andriy Shevchenko

Shevchenko, who won the 2003 Champions League and 2004 Ballon d’Or as a player with AC Milan, took over as Ukraine coach in July 2016.

He led Ukraine to an unbeaten campaign in the Euro 2020 qualifiers where they finished as group winners ahead of European champions Portugal, winning six games out of eight.

Captain: Andriy Pyatov

Goalkeeper Pyatov has played 96 times for Ukraine and has been captain since 2017. The 36-year-old has won the Ukrainian Premier League 10 times with Shakhtar Donetsk.

Top player: Andriy Yarmolenko

Yarmolenko is second on the list of Ukraine’s all-time top scorers with 38 goals, trailing coach and former striker Shevchenko who scored 48 times for his country.

However, the 31-year-old Yarmolenko has had a stop-start season with Premier League side West Ham United after fitness issues and a bout of COVID-19 which resulted in his omission from the squad for the Nations League games last year.

Tournament history

Ukraine have never reached the knockout phase, exiting at the group stage in 2012, when they were co-hosts, and in 2016.

They finished bottom of their group in 2016 and were the only team to lose all three games.

Recent form

2021 Ukraine 1-1 Kazakhstan World Cup qualifier

2021 Ukraine 1-1 Finland World Cup qualifier

2021 France 1-1 Ukraine World Cup qualifier

2020 Switzerland 3-0 Ukraine UEFA Nations League

2020 Germany 3-1 Ukraine UEFA Nations League

Tournament fixtures

June 13: v Netherlands, Amsterdam

June 17: v North Macedonia, Bucharest

June 21: v Austria, Bucharest