The game in Grodno as part of the “Belarusbank – Premier League” ended in defeat for the “Citizens”. All the goals were scored in the first half.
Not long ago, Minsk beat Neman at home in a rescheduled game (4-3), but the return game was different. In the first half, the Grodno team set themselves up well thanks to goals from Marusich and Kadimyan. Minsk also had scoring chances, but the players failed to convert them – the most dangerous episode was played by the club’s Zakirov, but his shot from a good position was blocked by the goalkeeper. The second half was without goals, the team suffered the first defeat under the leadership of Vadim Skripchenko.
Belarusbank – Major League, round 24. Neman 2-0 Minsk
September 18 (Friday), 6:30 p.m. Hrodna, CSK Neman. 1300 spectators.
Referees: Sergey Stetsurin (Brest), Sergey Kosovets (Brest), Andrey Gerasimuk (Brest).
Goals: 1-0 – Marusich (23), 2-0 – Kadimyan (38).
“Neman”: Kurgansky – An.Vasilyev, Legchilin (Murachev, 84), Stojkovic, Slabashevich, Yakimov, Zabelin, Kadimyan (Yablonsky, 80), Zchukovsky (c) (Kantariya, 57), Po, Marusich.
Minsk: Leonov – Ten (Ivanov, 78), Zalesky, Klimovich, Ostrouh, Nasibulin (Sazonchik, 78), K.Zinovich, Evdokimov (c), Shramchenko, Zakirov (Anufriev, 46), Gribovsky.
Booked: Slabashevich (77) – Ten (71), Klimovich (90).