The striker was denied an 18th goal for his country in the first half and went on to complete the full 90 minutes as Frank Lampard's late penalty rescued a point.
It actually took until the 10th minute for JD to get his first touch of the ball as Ukraine started brightly.
Here's his night at Wembley...
8.41 - Tried to get onto Gerrard's pass, just too long for him, still to get first touch.
9.46 - First touch and Jermain exploded into life. Strength to get away from Yarmolenko, burst between two defenders and fired home from 20 yards - but goal disallowed for foul on Yarmolenko.
12.03 - Sharp pass into feet, did well to hold onto possession from Khacheridi, kept the ball by playing back to Gerrard.
18.29 - Tried to get onto Cleverley's clip down the right channel, ball shepherded out by Rakitskiy.
19.23 - Received ball from Baines' pass from left, one-touch lay-off to Cleverley.
21.19 - Clever flick from Gerrard's pass into path of Milner, Pyatov out to collect.
23.46 - Wide left to take pass from Baines, lost ball under pressure from Khacheridi.
33.08 - Clattered by Khacheridi, free-kick awarded.
33.33 - Chance at far post from Gerrard's cross, headed back across goal, Cleverley denied point-blank by Pyatov.
37.20 - Onto poor clearance, skipped away from Rotan, played ball back to Gerrard.
38.02 - Ukraine score, Konoplienka, 0-1.
HT - England 0-1 Ukraine
45.57 - Up for high ball with Tymoschuk, caught him slightly in the air, yellow card.
47.52 - Ball fizzed into Jermain with his back to goal, Rakitskiy slid in, three men around him, lost possession.
51.34 - Sharp to get onto loose ball from Lampard's tackle, controlled on edge of box, Lampard joined in play and volleyed wide.
60.01 - Onto loose pass down the left, looked for Cleverley, ball cleared.
61.22 - Skipped over Khacheridi 20 yards out, poked the ball wide to Baines, move broke down.
72.04 - Milner's cross just too high as Jermain tried to meet it six yards out.
75.35 - Dropped deeper to pick up pass from Welbeck, turned, in space, carried forward a few yards before firing just over from 25 yards.
77.27 - Fouled Khacheridi trying to get onto long pass down the left channel.
78.37 - Deep again to link up with Welbeck who dribbled into box but eventually crowded out.
83.44 - Up with Khacheridi for Gerrard's long ball, did enough to force a poor defensive header, play ended with Sturridge's cross and a penalty appeal, Garmash on Welbeck, not awarded.
86.08 - England equalise, Frank Lampard penalty, 1-1.
91.03 - Tried to get onto Lampard's ball, left side near the byline, skipped off the surface and out for goal kick.
94.07 - Onto Lampard's flick, beat Gusev, Rakitskiy on the cover to clear, last attack of match.
FT - England 1-1 Ukraine