Spartak suffered a third home defeat in a row
The match of the ninth round of the championship of Russia between Spartak Moscow and Yekaterinburg «Ural» ended with the defeat of the capital team with the score 1:2. The meeting was held in Moscow, at the stadium «Open arena». Controlled the game the referee from Rostov-on-don, Sergei Ivanov.
Spartak suffered a third home defeat in a row. Earlier, the team lost to the «Discovery Stage» of the Portuguese Braga in the round of the playoffs qualification Europa League (1:2) and St. Petersburg «Zenith» in the eighth round of the championship of Russia (0:1).
In the starting lineup of «Spartak» was released midfielder Alex Kral. 21-year-old Czech footballer September 1, he transferred to the Moscow club from Prague «Slavia» for €12 million.
The hosts went in front after 12 minutes. Zelimkhan Bakaev took a corner from the right flank, and Samuel Gigot head from inside the penalty area sent the ball into the goal. French defender with four goals is the top scorer of Spartak in the current season.
In the beginning of the second half the score was equalized. Vladimir Ilyin on the left flank in the fight against Gigot passed to Othman El Kabir, who delivered the ball to the near post. After you cross the transfer of Yuri Bavin heel ball hit the captain of Spartak Georgi Djikia to Ilyin. The attacker cut inside and shot past the goalkeeper of the «red-white» Alexander Maksimenko.
The winning goal «Ural» scored in the 60th minute. Nikolay Dimitrov from the centre circle threw the ball to the left flank, El Kabir went from Andrey Yeshchenko, burst into the penalty area and shot into the near corner.
«Spartak» with 14 points and remained in sixth place in the standings of the championship of Russia. «Ural» scored 13 points and climbed to eighth place.