Stepan PAK, “FACTS”
Wednesday, June 24, in a match without spectators in the stadium named after Vladimir Boiko, the Mariupol determined rival of Kiev “Dynamo” in the Cup final of Ukraine on football (known as wards Alexei Mikhailichenko in the match of ½ finals won “Meany” — 2:0).
Right the second time in history to play in the decisive match of the tournament got “the Vorskla” (winner of the trophy 2009!), won the penalty shoot-out “Mariupol” — 3:2. The main and extra time ended in a draw — 1:1 (Churko, 37 — Kan, 80, penalty).
Before the break, the visitors, whose actions could not lead the remote from the bench in the match with Dnipro head coach Yuri Maximov, looked harder. But your chances to score “Vorskla” is not used, but the Mariupol team did not make a blunder. In the 37th minute after hitting Gorbunova the ball ricocheted off the legs Churko and flew into the goal — 1:0.
1:0 Churko (37th min)
In the second half Poltava taken one after other attempts to rectify the situation, and in the 80th minute, the referee from Kharkov Catherine Mosul has appointed in gate “Mariupol” a penalty for a foul Tishchenko on Stepanice. Malian Cana, celebrated on the eve of its 20th anniversary, with the “point” was accurate — 1:1.
1:1 Caen (80 min., penalty)
In the remaining before the end of normal time were better prepared physically Maksimova’s wards have created in front of Galchuk a number of chances, but the score has not changed, and the showdown continued in overtime.
Thirty additional minutes is not brought success of any of the contestant. The penalties the coaching staff Poltava released… 16-year-old goalkeeper of Icenko. Young 192-cm talent was the hero of “the lottery”, retorted three (!) of the five attacks the opponent (the owners blundered fists, Ignatenko and Kornienko). Mistakes Poltava Sekica and Benko did not prevent Vorskla to win the series 3:2 and after 11 years to earn the right to play in the final match of the Cup tournament. Bravo, Maksimov and assistants in the coaching sense.
Video of the penalty shoot-out
The hero of the penalty shoot-out in Mariupol 16 — year-old goalkeeper “Vorskla” Paul Isenko
“The whole team tried. The whole team went to the finals. All the characters are. There was a nervous trembling, but when I got on the field, he was gone. All turned out well. Although, when we started extra time, started jitters. To share the secret of the reflection penalty will not. Initially planned to lure the opponent during the shot, in the second case was waiting for the penalty shot at center.
The guys were thrown right on the field. Very happy. We will fight for the Cup. Our trainer of goalkeepers fired a top coach. I want to thank him, Maximov and all mentors”, said the young Paul Isenko the TV channel “Football”.
Add that to the final of Cup of Ukraine “Dynamo” — “Shakhtar Donetsk” is scheduled for July 8 at the Arena Lviv. By the way, for the first time since 2010 in the final match of the tournament will play Shakhtar.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that the “Dynamo” in the match with four 11-meter strikes a red card and won the Premier League Kolos.
Photo of FC “Mariupol” FC “Vorskla”