Shakhtar – Mariupol – 3:1 (2:0)
Goals: Bernard (7), Marlos (42), Kryvtsov (67) – Tishchenko (71).
“Shakhtar” (Donetsk): Pyatov, Srna, Kryvtsov, Rakitskiy, Ismaily, Stepanenko, Fred, Marlos, Taison (Petryak, 46), Bernard (Kovalenko, 68), Ferreira (Dentinho, 78).
“Mariupol”: Khudzhamov, Nasonov, Jaworski, White, Nalah, Koltsov, Rudyk, Kisil (Tishchenko, 43), Mishnev (Roger Gomis, 76), Kozhanov, Fomin (Vitsenets, 66).
Penalties: Bernard, 32. Rakitskiy 60. Tishchenko, 62. White, 73. Stepanenko, 77. Petryak, 86 (warnings).
5 Aug. Kharkov. The RSC “Metalist”. 9 141 the viewer.
The match against the Champions of Ukraine “Mariupol” started quite briskly. Priazovsky actively put pressure on the opponent in midfield and had a few attacks to the gate Pyatov: Fomin in one episode, couldn’t handle the throw Rudyk, a cross from the flank Nasha interrupted Srna.
Gradually, the team were asmali and a large force moved on to someone else’s half of the field (the last defenders nalah and Nasonov regularly connected to the attacks).
The reaction of “Shakhtar” was instantaneous. On 7 minutes, the Pitmen spent exemplary counterattack after drawing Priazovie corner (his second in the game) and Bernard after a Srna cross from struck Khudzhamov.
After scoring a goal the character has changed. The miners took the initiative and held several dangerous attacks. Khudzhamov rescued priazove, reflecting the impact of Ferreira at close range, a powerful shot Tyson and blow Srna. Mariupol, in turn, the defense was trying to sit. The visitors managed to hold some pretty interesting combinations, but the shots of the net, it never came. At the end of the half, when the game calmed down a bit, the hosts scored the second goal. Marlos has been a cool shot from outside the penalty area.
At the 59th minute of the “blue-orange” barely score one goal. Rudyk cool transfer to Mishneva opened the defense of Shakhtar. Dmitry was in a good shooting position, but was not greedy and extended Fomin. Ruslan burst into the penalty area, but his shot failed — striker kite flew Rakitskiy. And on 67 minutes the Pitmen scored for the third time. The Ferreira after a Srna cross was repelled White, but on the rebound first was Kryvtsov.
The last word in the match was for “Mariupol”. In the 71st Kozhanov made a spectacular RAID on the right brow and shot — Rudyka (after replacing Sergey Fomin moved to the attack) until the ball has reached out, but at the far post already on duty Tishchenko. Igor chance Pyatov left – 3:1.