In the Cup of Russia on football has determined the first quarterfinalist
Match 1/8 Cup-finals of Russia on football between «Ural» and «Arsenal» ended with the victory of the Ekaterinburg club on penalties (2:2, on penalties — 5:4). The meeting was held at «Ekaterinburg Arena.» Controlled the game the referee from Krasnodar Anatoly Zhabchenko.
The guests took the lead in the 14th minute. Sergey Tkachev took a corner from the left flank, George Kostadinov at the near corner of the goalie ahead of Pavel Pogrebnyak to head the ball into the far corner.
In the 24th minute the score was tied another Legionnaire from Bulgaria — Nikolay Dimitrov. He with the corner of the goal locked shed Othman El Kabir from the opposite flank.
In the 34th minute, Arsenal took the lead again. Igor Gorbatenko pulled the ball from the midfield to the opposition penalty area and played inside pass to Kostadinova. That in the struggle with the defender shot along the gate, and Tkachev-touch shot into the far «nine».
In a few minutes after hitting the last ball hit the defender’s hand guests Henry Hagush, and the referee awarded a penalty. Penalty realized El-Kabir.
At the beginning of the second half, «Ural» were in the minority. Cameroonian midfielder owners Petrus Boumal after provocation from the opponent was hit head-leased from «Spartacus» Alexander Lomovichi and received a straight red card.
In extra time the team failed to score against each other. The author of the winning goal in the penalty shoot-out was Varazdat Haroyan.
In the quarterfinals in early March, 2020 «Ural» will play against the winner of the match between the two teams in the first division (the second power division championship of Russia) — «Nizhny Novgorod» and Yaroslavl «Shinnik».
The semi-finals of the Russian Cup will be held April 23-24. The decisive match of the tournament is scheduled for may 13.