Newspapers in Ukraine have criticised referee Viktor Kassai and England striker Wayne Rooney after the co-host was eliminated from EURO 2012.
Rooney scored the only goal in England's 1-0 win in Donetsk as
Several newspapers also focused on the decisions of Hungarian Kassai which angered manager
The broadsheet Zerkalo Nedeli took an aggressive stance towards UEFA and the extra official who failed to spot the ball crossing the line.
There was a feeling of injustice from the publication and a sarcastic undertone detected in the description of Rooney's goal.
The newspaper claimed: "It is unlikely that Rooney's goal can be likened to a great Pele header in the World Cup finals in 1970. Unable to take his chance in the first half, Rooney simply had no right to miss a second chance."
Another broadsheet took a similar view on the positive performance from the co-host.
The Komsomolskaya Pravda identified
It said: "Devic scored a clean goal, but the referee did not see. And then you never know - on the wings of our success we may well have gone on to score the second."
The main tabloid newspaper in
Focusing on a new era with a host of younger names taking to the field and talisman Andrei Shevchenko announcing his retirement, the tabloid looked forward to a bright future after a night it described as "the best time of our national team at
Many publications chose not to focus on in-depth match reports after the defeat and instead published the thoughts of manager Blokhin.
The manager's post-match reaction was one of pride for his team's performance but anger towards the officials over a host of decisions.
Despite the co-host being eliminated from the tournament the
Mikhail Fomenko has beaten former England coach Sven Goran Eriksson for the Ukraine national team role.