Euro 2012: Ukraine 2-1 Sweden, France 1-1 England

Andrei Shevchenko scored twice as Ukraine came from behind to claim victory in Kiev to top England's group.
The 35-year-old scored two headers in the space of six minutes to turn the game in his side's favour after Zlatan Ibrahimovic had given Sweden a second-half lead.

The Swedes applied a lot of late pressure in search of an equaliser but the home nation was not to be denied an important opening win.

France's Samir Nasri canceled out Joleon Lescott's opener for England as Roy Hodgson's side earn creditable point at Euros.

Joleon Lescott gave England the lead after half an hour with a header from captain Steven Gerrard's free-kick - but France were level before the interval with a fine 20-yard finish from Lescott's Manchester City team-mate Samir Nasri.

Patrice Evra admitted his France side had been left frustrated by England's tactics during the 1-1 draw in the opening Euro 2012 Group D game.
The Manchester United full-back claimed it was like watching Chelsea's Champions League semi-final rearguard action against Barcelona.
Evra said: "I think we played much better than England, but in the end it was a draw and we are a bit frustrated.
"They played in the way that Chelsea played against Barcelona."


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