Posted June 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Andriy Shevchenko trumped Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday, scoring two great headers to give Ukraine a 2-1 win over Sweden at the European Championship. After Ibrahimovic had given Sweden the lead in the 52nd minute, Shevchenko responded by heading in the equalizer just three minutes later and then added the winner in the 61st. The victory gives Ukraine a serious chance of advancing from Group D after England and France drew 1-1, while Sweden faces an uphill battle to remain in the tournament. Shevchenko is already a national icon in Ukraine and carried the hopes of the team going into the tournament. In front of sea of yellow and blue in the packed Olympic Stadium, he certainly didn't disappoint. Showing flashes of the scorer's instinct that once made him one of the world's top strikers, Shevchenko beat Olof Mellberg to a cross for his first goal and then met a corner to head the ball inside the near post for the second, setting of shouts of ''Sheva'' that will likely reverberate ...
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