The popular Russian portal “Football on Kulichki” in its review of the day of the Europa League noted the match of “Astana” with Kiyv’s “Dynamo” - 0: 1.
“Astana” took home Kyiv’s “Dynamo” in its field. The winner of this match would automatically go into the playoffs of the Europa League. The Kazakhstani team in their field could be considered the favorite, but in fact, the Ukrainian team showed itself better and won, not without a share of luck. At first, “Astana” missed two scoring chances, and then Alexander Khatskevich’s team scored the first goal. On the 29th minute, Kyiv’s “Dynamo” team performed several shows with one touch, and as a result, the captain of the Ukrainian team, Viktor Tsygankov, gave a spectacular pass into the penalty box against Verbić. Slovene, in turn, one-touch gently ferried the ball into the far corner. On the 41st minute, Astana missed a 100% scoring chance! Antonio Rukavina from the right flank played forward to Marina Tomasov, he gave a gorgeous canopy to the far post, there was only one Roman Murtazaev, who in one touch did not get on goal from a couple of meters. In the second half, the Kazakh club attacked all the time. Guests reliably defended, but in the end could not stand the defense and "Dynamo". However, Astana never realized its moments. In one of the episodes, the Ukrainians were lucky when the ball after the shot of Rukovin hit the crossbar. In the end, “Dynamo” scored 11 points and guaranteed itself Eurovision. On the account of "Astana" there are 8 points. And Kazakhstanis are not the fact that they will leave the group. Rennes beat Jablonec and scored 6 points. Everything will be decided in the last round in France, where Astana will go. There, Gregory Babayan’s team will have enough of a draw, but Rennes will do everything to win and step into the 1/16 finals,” reports the media.