Ukraine Rallies to Beat Sweden 2-1 in Euro 2012 Group D Match

Ukraine’s record scorer Andriy Shevchenko got two goals as the co-host rallied to defeat Sweden 2-1 in Group D of soccer’s European Championship today.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave Sweden a 52nd-minute lead in Kiev before Shevchenko replied three minutes later. Shevchenko, 35, then scored his 48th goal for Ukraine to secure the win.

Ibrahimovic now has 32 goals for Sweden.

Earlier, England and France tied 1-1 in Donetsk in the group’s opening game.

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