“Altyn Asyr” continues the race for the leader

The players of the Ashgabat “Altyn Asyr” decided not to let go far from the leader in the championship of Turkmenistan-2022 “Ahal”. In the 7th round, the current champion of the country won in Balkanabat against “Nebitchi” - 2:0 and continued to race for the leader.

The home team was already in the minority by the 6th minute: by this time, Arslangylych Nazgylyjov managed to get two yellow cards, which put his team in a difficult position.

Having a numerical advantage throughout almost the entire game, “Altyn Asyr” turned it into goals without any problems, scoring a ball in each half. Begenchmyrat Myradov opened the score in the 18th minute, and Begmyrat Bayov managed to secure the team of the agency “Turkmenaragatnashyk” in the 51st minute.

Having won with a score of 2:0, “Altyn Asyr” reduced the gap from “Ahal” to 1 point, which has 1 game left.

Joined in the fight for medals and Mary’s “Merv”. In the 7th round, Magtymguly Begenjov's wards interrupted a losing streak of three games, defeating their direct competitor in the fight for bronze “Shagadam” from the city of Turkmenbashy- 4:1. Orazberdi Myradov made a hat-trick for the hosts (21st, 41st, 72nd minutes from the penalty spot), another goal was scored by Alibek Abdurahmanov (54th). The guests soaked the score in the 86th minute Akmammet Metdayev.

After this victory, “Merv” with 13 points moved up to the third line of the standings, leaving behind “Shagadam”, which has 2 points less.

The capital's “Kopetdag” moved to the fifth position, beating Mary's “Energetik” at home - 3:1. All goals in this match were scored in the first half. First, the goal of the opponent was struck by the players of “Kopetdag”, in which Yakup Magsadov (4th minute), Begench Akmammedov (23rd) and Dovletmyrad Seyitmuhammedov (37th) distinguished themselves. And just before leaving for a break, Suleyman Mirzoyev (45th) scored a goal of prestige among the guests.

After this victory, “Kopetdag” got 9 points. “Energetik” dropped to sixth place with 7 points.

Close the standings “Ashgabat” and “Nebitchi”, which have 3 points each.

The 7th round of the Turkmenistan football championship will end with the match “Ashgabat” - “Ahal”, which will be held today at the “Nisa” stadium in the capital.

Source: Turkmenistan: the Golden Age Online Newspaper