• 12/04/2024 06:30

Official: “Olexandriya” was awarded a technical defeat in the match of the 18th round of the UPL against “Shakhtar”

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 4, 2024

Ruslan Rotan's team paid for the fact that involved an undeclared player in the match.

The Control and Disciplinary Committee of the Ukrainian Football Association decided to count Alexandria as a technical defeat in the match of the 18th round of the Ukrainian Premier -league (UPL)with Donetsk Shakhtar.

This is reported by the official website of the UAF.

The reason for the punishment was the midfielder’s participation in the match Alexandrians Ivan Kalyuzhny, who was not in the squad for the game.

On February 26, Shakhtar failed to beat Oleksandriya the meeting at the Nika stadium in Alexandria ended in a 0:0 draw. However, now the result of the match has been annulled, and Shakhtar was awarded a technical victory (3:0).

Previously, Oleksandriya published a statement on its official website, in which it admitted that it had mistakenly not included Kalyuzhny in the application for match with the Pitmen. The club suspended the sports director from his duties.

After Shakhtar was awarded a technical victory in the match with Oleksandriya, the Donetsk club rose to second place in the UPL. Marino Pusic's team is equal on points with Krivbass (37 each), but has two games in hand. The leader in the championship is Dnepr-1 (38 points). “Alexandria” lost one scoring point and remained in 11th position with 17 points.

In the next round of the Ukrainian championship, the “orange-blacks” will meet “Kolos” on March 8, and the Alexandria team will play “Kolos” a day later. Polesie.”


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