• 24/07/2024 17:48

“Olexandriya” for the most part retained the victory over “Polesie” – the black streak of the Zhytomyr team continues (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 10, 2024

Yuri Kalitvintsev's team does not know the taste wins six matches in a row in the Ukrainian championship.

Alexandria beat Polesie on the road in the match on the 20th tour of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL). The match in Zhitomir ended with the score 1:2.

The guests took the lead in the 10th minute of the meeting – Nikolai Mikhailenko headed into the far corner after a pass from the right flank from Vladislav Kalitvintsev, who is the son of the head coach of the Zhytomyr club Yuri Kalitvintsev.

In the second half, “Polesie” managed to bounce back – in the 62nd minute, Artem Kozak scored from the penalty spot.

However, In the 78th minute, Ruslan Rotan's team regained their advantage in the score – Artem Shulyansky Alexander Belyaev's cross was closed at the far post.

In the 83rd minute, the Zhytomyr team remained in the minority – Lucas Taylor received a second yellow card for the go-ahead signal in the center of the field. Playing with ten men, the hosts could not save themselves from defeat.

Review of the match “Polesie” – “Alexandria”

Note that Polesie has not won six matches in a row in the Ukrainian Championship. The last time the Zhytomyr team won was on November 11 last year in a match with Metalist 1925 (2:1).

Polesie (33 points) ranks sixth in the UPL. “Alexandria” (20 points) rose to 11th position.

In the next round of the Ukrainian championship, Kalitvintsev’s team will play away against “Obolon” ​​on March 16, and the Rotan team will host “Vorskla” the day before.


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