Lunin, U-20 World Cup champion with Ukraine

NEWS | 06/15/2019

The goalkeeper was chosen as the best goalkeeper of the competition, in which his team beat South Korea in the final by 3-1.

Andriy Lunin it was proclaimed champion of the Sub 20 world with Ukraine. The goalkeeper of Real Madrid, loaned this season in the Leganés, was one of the most outstanding of the competition held in Poland and ended up being chosen best goalkeeper of the tournament. The Ukrainian team culminated their excellent participation winning in the final to South Korea (3-1), in a match in which Lunin played the 90 minutes and was decisive again with their stops.

The goalkeeper participated in 6 of the 7 matches of his national team and only conceded 4 goals. In the Group Stage, Ukraine beat the United States (2-1) and Qatar (0-1) and drew Nigeria (1-1). In this match, Lunin stopped a penalty. In eighth, he beat Panama (4-1). Lunin was called by the senior team and was not in the quarterfinals match, which ended with a 0-1 win against Colombia. He returned in the semifinals to eliminate Italy (1-0) and seal the pass to the final.

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