Spain looked to be heading for a defeat in their UEFA Nations League opener on Thursday night, with Timo Werner’s strike early in the second half handing Germany a lead entering the final exchanges.
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Jose Gaya came up with a 95th-minute equaliser for La Roja, though, and Enrique’s side will now be looking to move onto four points in the section ahead of their next two games in the competition next month.
It would be fair to say that Spain have had their problems in recent years, but they breezed through their qualification section for next summer’s European Championships, winning nine of their 10 matches.
The 2010 world champions are also now unbeaten since losing to Croatia in the 2018-19 edition of the UEFA Nations League, a run which stretches 12 matches.
Spain have won four of their previous five international games against Ukraine, meanwhile, including a 1-0 victory when they last locked horns during qualification for Euro 2016.
Ukraine, as mentioned, are currently top of this particular section, having opened their 2020-21 campaign with a 2-1 home victory over Switzerland on Thursday night.
West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko and Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko were on the scoresheet for the Yellow and Blues, who will now be looking for another positive result against Spain.
Andriy Shevchenko’s side will also be present at next summer’s European Championships, having topped their qualification group with 20 points, remaining unbeaten across eight matches.
Ukraine actually finished ahead of Portugal in their Euro 2020 qualifying section, while they will bring an 11-match unbeaten run into Sunday’s affair in the Spanish capital.
Goalkeepers: De Gea (Manchester United), Kepa (Chelsea), Unai Simón (Athletic)
Defenders: Jesús Navas (Sevilla), Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Pau Torres (Villarreal), Diego Llorente (Real Sociedad), José Gayà (Valencia), Sergio Reguilón (Real Madrid), Eric García (Manchester City)
Midfielders: Fabián Ruiz (Nápoles), Thiago Alcántara (Bayern), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Rodri (Manchester City), Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad), Dani Olmo (Leipzig), Óscar Rodríguez (Sevilla)
Forwards: Rodrigo (Leeds), Gerard Moreno (Villarreal), Adama Traoré (Wolves), Ansu Fati (Barcelona), Ferrán Torres (Manchester City)
Goalkeepers: Bushchan (Dynamo Kyiv), Lunin (Real Madrid), Pyatov (Shakhtar)
Defenders: Karavaev (Dynamo Kyiv), Kryvtsov (Shakhtar), Matviyenko (Donetsk), Mykhailychenko (Anderlecht), Plastun (Gent), Sobol (Brugge), Tymchyk (Dynamo Kyiv)
Midfielders: Kharatin (Ferencváros), Konoplyanka (Shakhtar), Kovalenko (Shakhtar), Malinovskyi (Atalanta), Marlos (Shakhtar), Stepanenko (Shakhtar), Sydorchuk (Dynamo Kyiv), Tsygankov (Dynamo Kyiv), Yarmolenko (West Ham), Zinchenko (Manchester City)
Forwards: Yaremchuk (Gent), Júnior Moraes (Shakhtar), Supryaha (Dynamo Kyiv)