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Sending off in the 2nd minute and a masterpiece goal: Obolon defeated Polesie in the majority (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Mar 16, 2024

Zhytomyr residents did not were able to break their streak without a win in the first match under the leadership of the new coach.

Obolon beat Polesie on their home field match of the 21st round of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL). The match at the Obolon-Arena in Kiev ended with the score 1:0.

Already in the 2nd minute of the match, the Zhytomyr club remained in the minority – the visiting defender Sergei Chobotenko received a straight red card for jumping hard at an opponent's feet during a tackle.

In the 10th minute, the Brewers took advantage of their numerical majority and opened the scoring. Ruslan Chernenko spun the ball into the far top corner with a magnificent shot from outside the penalty area.

No more goals were scored in this match. Consequently, the game ended with a minimal victory for the capital team.

Review of the match “Obolon” – “Polesie”

Will be added soon.

Note that in the match against the Brewers, Sergei Shishchenko made his debut at the Polesye post. He replaced Yuriy Kalitvintsev, who resigned.

Thus, “Polesie” has not won seven matches in a row in the Ukrainian championship, and in four games after the winter break they gained only one point. 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. “Obolon” (18 points) has risen to 13th position, but is still in the zone of transitional matches to maintain a residence permit in the elite division.

In the next round of the Ukrainian championship, which will take place after the international break, ” Polissya will host Chornomorets on March 30, and Obolon will meet Shakhtar at home on the same day.


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