• 18/06/2024 17:18

“Krivbass” lost to “Polesie” in a two-day match and awarded “Dynamo” UPL silver medals (video)

ByИван Дунаев

May 13, 2024

The match has begun May 12, but due to an air raid the game was finished the very next day.

Krivbassat home were defeated by Polesie in the match of the 28th round of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL)0:1. p>

The fight in Krivoy Rog started on Sunday, May 12. In the 25th minute, the Zhytomyr club took the lead from Vyacheslav Tankovsky. At the 37th minute the match was interrupted due to an air raid raid. It dragged on, and it was decided to finish the match on Monday, May 13.

The play-off was scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m., but was postponed due to an air raid alert. After the lights out, the teams still took to the field, but did not score any goals. Moreover, in the second half, the match was suspended again due to the missile threat throughout Ukraine.

Review of the match “Krivbass” – “Polesie”

After this match, Krivbass (54 points) secured third place in the UPL ahead of schedule. Yuri Vernidub's team won bronze and will play in European competition next season.

If Shakhtar defeats Vorskla in the Ukrainian Cup final, then the Kryvyi Rih team will begin the European season with the third round of Europa League qualifying. If the Poltava team wins the trophy, then they will get into the Europa League, and Krivbass will play in the 2nd round of the Conference League.

In addition, the failure of the Krivoy Rog club in the match with Polissya guaranteed Dynamo Kyiv ahead of schedule “UPL silver awards. Alexander Shovkovsky's team qualified for the next Champions League, where it will start from the second qualifying round.

But for Polesie, the fight for European Cups continues. Two rounds before the end of the season, the Zhytomyr team with 46 points occupy sixth position in the Ukrainian Championship, inferior in additional indicators to Rukh and two points behind Dnepr-1.

In the next round, Krivbass 19 May will play away against Dynamo, and Polesie will meet Metalist 1925 on the same day.


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