NIZHNEKAMSK. Volgar Astrakhan beats Neftekhimik 1-0 after D. Lesnikov scored just 1 goal (4′). Neftekhimik was decisively better in terms of ball possession (68%).
Volgar Astrakhan remained in 9 people redcard R. Loktionov (60′ for a red card) and O. Smirnov (90′ for a double yellow card) were sent off.
The match was played at the Stadion Neftekhimik stadium in Nizhnekamsk on Saturday and it started at 10:00 am local time. The referee was Yunus Koshko with the support of Nikolay Eremin and Aleksandr Chekalin. The 4th official was German Kovalenko. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold at 3.4 degrees Celsius or 38.19 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
- ! 68 Ball Possession 32
- 2 Total 3
- 0 On Target 1
- 2 Off Target 2
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 137 Attack 81
- 89 Dangerous attack 45
- 88 Ball safe 61
- 0 Penalties 0
- 7 Corners 7
- 5 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 1
- 0 Red Card 2
- 5 Substitutions 4
Neftekhimik had a strong ball possession 68% while Volgar Astrakhan was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Neftekhimik was was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 2 shots of which 0 were on target. Still, Volgar Astrakhan was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Neftekhimik shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, Volgar Astrakhan shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.
Neftekhimik received 5 yellow cards (D. Talalay, D. Emelyanov, L. Potapov, D. Khubaev and V. Moskvichev). On the opposite side, Volgar Astrakhan received 2 yellow cards (O. Smirnov and D. Lesnikov).
Also, Volgar Astrakhan didn’t end the match with 11 players after O. Smirnov (Volgar Astrakhan) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (90′).
R. Loktionov (Volgar Astrakhan) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (60′).
After playing this contest, Neftekhimik will stay with 36 points to remain in the 7th place. Talking about the opposition, Volgar Astrakhan will have 18 points like Tekstilshchik and Metallurg Lipetsk to climb in the 20th place.
In the next match in the Volgar Astrakhan will host Rotor Volgograd on the 13th of November with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Volgar Astrakhan (2 draws).
Neftekhimik – Formation
The manager Kirill Novikov decided to play with the following team: A. Golubev, M. Sitdikov, M. Shorkin, L. Potapov, A. Berdnikov, V. Galiulin, D. Khubaev, A. Yushin, V. Moskvichev, D. Emeljanov and M. Uridia.
The home team had on the bench: F. Dvoretskov, D. Talalay, K. Rodionov, A. Kotik, P. Baranov, N. Chicherin, V. Isupov, A. Mršulja and I. Nurisov.
Neftekhimik made 5 changes: D. Khubaev for F. Dvoretskov (47′), V. Moskvichev for D. Talalay (47′), D. Emelyanov for K. Rodionov (47′), M. Uridia for A. Kotik (73′) and A. Berdnikov for P. Baranov (84′).
Volgar Astrakhan – Formation
Talking about the opposition, Andranik Babayan played with: O. Smirnov, R. Loktionov, N. Pechenkin, D. Kozlov, D. Vedernikov, A. Simonyan, N. Kaplenko, I. Rashchenya, A. Gilyazetdinov, D. Lesnikov and A. Yusupov.
They had on the bench: D. Gorovykh, I. Stefanovich, A. Pogosov, D. Saganovich, A. Butenko, A. Karpov and V. Demjanov.
Volgar Astrakhan made 4 changes: A. Yusupov for D. Gorovykh (64′), D. Lesnikov for I. Stefanovich (71′), A. Simonyan for A. Pogosov (71′) and I. Stefanovich for D. Saganovich (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the FNL.
- Yenisey – Spartak Moskva II – 2-1
- Alaniya Vladikavkaz – Torpedo Moskva – 5-1
- Tekstilshchik – Krasnodar II – 0-1
- SKA Khabarovsk – Rotor Volgograd – 3-1
- Tom’ Tomsk – Fakel – 2-2
- Orenburg – Baltika – 2-1
- Akron – Metallurg Lipetsk – 2-0
- Neftekhimik – Volgar Astrakhan – 0-1
- KAMAZ – Dolgie Prudy – 1-1
- Veles – Urozhay – 1-0