In the rescheduled match of the 9th round, the reservists defeated Hrodna Neman,although the game was not easy. Already in the 2nd minute the visitors came forward thanks to Artyom Juvirbli’s goal. Hrodna held that advantage all half-time, but in added time, Semyon Penchuk equalized, scoring a goal in the dressing room. In the second half, Minsk managed to turn the tide of the game, scoring twice more: in the 62nd minute, Penchuk scored again from the penalty spot, and Pavel Gorbach sent a goal into the 87th goal of Neman.
Double, Round 9. Minsk 1-4 Neman (Hrodna)
August 28 (Friday), 3 p.m. Minsk, a complex of fields of FC Minsk. No spectators.
Referees: Denis Tarasyuk (Brest), Vyacheslav Buchkin (Polotsk), Igor Kharitonov (Novopolotsk).
Goals: 0:1 – Juvirbla (2), 1:1 – Penchuk (45-1), 2:1 – Penchuk (62, from the penalty spot), 3:1 – Gorbach (87).
Minsk: Prishivalko (c) – D.zinovich (I.Leonov), Shchukov, Nikiporenok (Dikhtievsky, 88), Lutsky (Melnik, 90’2), Gerdev (Gorbach, 46), Anufriev (Tarajkovic, 46), Kisko, Adamchik, Yakushevich, Penchuk (Kirkitsky, 82).
“Neman”: Malievsky – Leshko, Vegerya (Kulesh, 58), Shibayev (Shukovsky, 59), Parhomenko, Suchkov (Mazuric, 76), Klunk (c), Rassadkin (Kopytic, 53), Pasevich (Pokachailo, 82), Yatskevich (Oshurko, 55), Jable.
Booked: Lutsky – Yatskevich, Oshurko.