Football does not stop in Belarus: BATE and Brest, to the Cup final

first_imgThe other semifinal match came with a result, a priori, more favorable for the visitors, who came with a two-goal advantage thanks to the 2-0 win in the first leg. In the first part, Dinamo Brest, champion of the Cup in 2017 and 2018 and of the last League, He came out with very clear ideas and was able to go to the break winning 0-2 thanks to goals from Savitskiy, who had already scored in Brest, and Gordjchuk.Shakhtyor Soligorsk, reigning Cup champion and that only five days ago he beat his rival in the league, he saw his options of reaching the final almost sentenced. But, after passing through the locker room, Vernydub’s team went all out for their rival. Ivanovic and Lisakovich, in a double game, put the game upside down in 8 minutes.Podstrelov’s goal, fifteen minutes from the end, heralded a period comeback for a team that had serious options for a heroic feat, to score five goals in 45 minutes and qualify for the final. The Shakhtyor’s dream, however, was not fulfilled. Only one goal separated them from one of the great footballing feats of this health crisis. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, there are still gaps that soccer fans can hold on to. One of them is in Belarus. Today, BATE Borisov and Dinamo Brest have qualified for the Cup final, to be held on May 24, after eliminating Slavia Mozyr and Shakhtyor Soligorsk respectively. Both teams, which have started the League well, achieving 10 points the first and 9 the second of 18 possible, will face each other in the last battle of the title fight.The BATE, old acquaintance of the League, since it has faced Barcelona and Real Madrid, and the most successful team in Belarus, managed to overcome the 1-0 with which Slavia Mozyr had taken advantage in the first leg. At Borisov Arena, Volkov and Tymonyuk, with an own goal, turned the tie in the first 45 minutes.After defeating Gorodeja at home, BATE was also superior to Slavia, and although throughout the second part they lived with the tension of knowing that a goal from the visitors left them out of the fight for the title, Alshevsky’s pupils were solvent and knew how to endure the result.last_img read more