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“Polesie” in the majority did not retain the victory over “Zorya” and remained outside the European Cup zone (video)

ByИван Дунаев

May 5, 2024

The Luhansk team won back with ten men and won Zhytomyr residents have important points.

Polesieat home played a draw with Zorya in the match on27th tour of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL). The meeting in Zhitomir ended with the score 1:1.

The hosts took the lead in the 23rd minute when Alexander Nazarenko scored after transfers from Artem Smolyakov.

Even before the break, the Luhansk team remained in the minority – in the 36th minute, Alexander Yatsyk received a second yellow card.

However, even with ten men, Yuri’s charges Kovalya managed to win back. In the 61st minute, Eduardo Guerrero took advantage of Bohdan Butko's assist and saved a draw for the Luhansk club.

Review of the match “Polesie” – “Zorya” “

After this match, Polesie (43 points) takes sixth place in the UPL. Sergei Shishchenko's team did not take the chance to catch up with “Dnepr-1” and “Rukh” (45 points each), who are also fighting for fourth position and entry into the European competition for the next season.

In turn, “Zarya” (28 points) is on the 11th line of the Ukrainian Championship with a three-point gap from the zone of transition matches for maintaining registration in the elite division.

In the next round of the UPL, Zhytomyr will meet on May 12 away with Kryvbas, and the Lugansk team will come to visit Kolos on May 9.


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