World Cup 2022

‘A game of survival’: Ukraine prepare for final World Cup push in Wales

‘A game of survival’: Ukraine prepare for final World Cup push in Wales

Along sections of Ukraine’s frontline, more trivial concerns could take hold for an hour or two. When Taras Stepanenko checked his phone after anchoring the midfield masterfully at Hampden Park, one of the first in more than 100 messages was from a close friend who has been serving in the army since Russia invaded. The soldiers…