Sunday 06 Sep
Updated Sunday 06 Sep 22:16
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Hammers duo in international action

Andriy Yarmolenko


Darren Randolph and Andriy Yarmolenko were both in UEFA Nations League action for their countries on Sunday.

Randolph started in goal as the Republic of Ireland looked to build on their midweek Group B4 draw with Bulgaria as they took on Finland in Dublin.

However, it was the visitors’ Fredrik Jensen who notched the only goal of the game on 64 minutes to frustrate the Boys in Green.

Yarmolenko suffered similar disappointment in Group A4 as Ukraine were defeated 4-0 in Spain.

Sergio Ramos jetted twice, while Ansu Fati and Ferran Torres were also on target to ensure Yarmolenko’s 88th appearance for his country ended in defeat.

Ukraine saw off Switzerland on Thursday, with Yarmolenko on target, meaning they have three points from their opening two Nations League fixtures.