Fairly good weather for football had drawn a crowd of 7000 to Uzhhorod Dome
. Edmundo Díaz
was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Kalil Ismail
and Ruben de Castellet
Uzhhorod started off with a 4-4-2 lineup.
Starters: Lebedinskiy - Turevich, Lyopa, Slabak, Galko - Zgura, Stanchuk, Strizhevskiy, Slyusar - Sharifov, Zabranskiy.
Kremenchuk had chosen a strategic 4-4-2 formation.
The following players had been chosen: Abramov - Vloh, Shevtsov, Malashenko, Sautin - Gurka, Shaykevich, Zhosan, Kharchenko - Povolotskiy, Voskoboynik.
After 13 minutes, Kremenchuk put themselves up 0 - 1, as K. Voskoboynik
finished off a strike from the left with a real cannonball of a shot.
of Kremenchuk seemed to be floating in the air as he elegantly headed in to make the score 0 - 2 after a corner kick that was nicely executed by O. Vloh
36 minutes into the match, K. Sautin
came through the middle and almost added to his team's lead, but the shot went wide.
Kremenchuk's K. Sautin
left the field after 37 minutes because of a nasty blow to the shin. His replacement was P. Dobrovolskiy
received some harsh words from his coach after he acted foolishly 39 minutes into the match, probably out of lack of experience, and almost let an opponent score.
After 40 minutes, N. Slyusar
had a good opportunity to reduce the scoreline for Uzhhorod with a chance created through the middle, but wasn't cool enough. The ball went miles over the bar.
It was 0 - 2 at the break.
Uzhhorod claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 53 percent.
really should have scored when he was chosen by fate to confront a wide open goal following a great play by K. Voskoboynik
after a corner.
With clinical precision, the cross from winger K. Kharchenko
found its way to F. Povolotskiy
's head, and a screaming header gave Kremenchuk the goal after 65 minutes played. 0 - 3
was called on to replace Kremenchuk's K. Kharchenko
after 74 minutes following a nasty collision.
increased the visitors' lead by putting a volley away after a pass from the right. 0 - 4.
After this, you could see that the players of Kremenchuk were more interested in killing time than scoring more goals.
Uzhhorod's S. Strizhevskiy
got himself booked for a foul.
In a fantastic display of determination, Kremenchuk's O. Abramov
forced himself to his feet, after an opponent viciously knocked him down.
Possession in this half belonged to Uzhhorod, who controlled the ball 54 percent of the time.
Uzhhorod's top performer was clearly V. Zgura
turned in a dismal performance, however.
performed admirably for Kremenchuk.
was a disappointment, however.
The match ends 0 - 4.