The Central match of the 19th round of the Premier League was the confrontation between Donetsk “Shakhtar” and “Alexandria”. “Miners” in the first half, scored two goals, securing a comfortable advantage until the end of the match.
Shakhtar Donetsk – PFC 2:0
Goals: Marlos Moraes 14, 35
Missed penalty: Marlos, 78
Because of Shakhtar’s participation in the Europa League matches, the top match of the 19th round of the Premier League had to be postponed to Monday. As the Dynamo, which defeated FC Zorya Luhansk.
Shakhtar were limited to only two goals in the gate rivals. Although could have scored more. The beginning of victory put Marlos. The midfielder played a one-two with Tyson and touch shot past Pankov already from outside the penalty area. The player of “Shakhtar” in this time after the knee hit the head of goalkeeper of “Alexandria”. However, Pankiv after this shot was able to continue the game.
Doubled Shakhtar also through the efforts Marlos. Only this time the player is assisted. He hung at the far post to head the ball over the goal line sent Moraes. This fifteenth goal for Shakhtar in the Ukrainian League.
By the end of the half, Shakhtar continued to put pressure on Oleksandriya efforts taison and Marlos. However, in the first half, more goals were not. But the ball went in the net Pankov in the second half, taison. The referee of the match it will not count. The reason is a rebound from the hands of Marloes at the moment of impact.
The second half began with a double substitution in the “Alexandria” – the head coach Volodymyr Sharan fielded Sitala and Micizia.
Marlos could have grabbed a brace in this game. He earned a penalty when he fouled against Dedechko. But to beat Pankiv after kick with 11-meter mark failed.
In the “Alexandria” in the second half, there were chances to score. But to break the net no Kovalets, no Sitala with Sexton and failed.
Shakhtar wins without problems and remains the leader of the Premier League. The team scored 48 points, 7 points more than Dynamo Kiev. Alexandria remained on the third line. Behind from Kiev is 5 points. Fourth Zorya Luhansk they are ahead by 8 points.