On 29 May, one of the matches of the 29th round of the Ukrainian football championship took place. Vorskla (Poltava) and Kolos (Kovalivka) met.
Ukrainian Premier League, Matchday 29
Vorskla (Poltava) - Kolos (Kovalivka) - 2:0 (0:0)
Goals: Felipe Rodriguez (75), O. Sklyar (87)
Warnings: Stepaniuk (56)
Overview of the match Vorskla vs Kolos:
The Premier League match between Poltava's Vorskla and Kovaliv's Kolos was an exciting encounter for football fans. The match took place at Aleksei Butovskyi Vorskla Stadium without an audience due to the pandemic situation. At half-time, the scoreline was 0-0, with both teams creating opportunities but failed to convert them. In the second half, Vorskla Poltava took control of the game, and in the 56th minute Vorskla's R. Stepaniuk was given a yellow card. Kolos Kovalivka made an immediate substitution with S. Myakushko on 57 minutes. Myakushko instead of O. Ilyin. Kolos Kovalivka continued with substitution in the 67th minute, releasing V. Veleten, S. Bolbat and K. Popov instead of D. Bezborodko. Meanwhile, Vorskla Poltava made two substitutions, with A. Chelyadin replacing Felipe Rodriguez and I. Kane replacing V. Yurchenko.
It was not until the 75th minute that Vorskla finally took the lead. Felipe Rodriguez scored the first goal of the match, which sent the home crowd into a frenzy. Kolos Kovalivka tried to counterattack, but their efforts were in vain. In the 84th minute, Kolos Kovalivka made two more substitutions, releasing V. Yemets instead of O. Zozulya and A. Bogdanov instead of V. Lysenko. But it was Poltava side Vorskla who took the lead once again: in the 87th minute, O. Sklyar scored a goal which sealed the win for their team. In the last minutes of the match Vorskla made three more substitutions: T. Seferi came on instead of I. Krupskiy, A. Kulakovskiy replaced O. Sklyar and V. Chesnakov replaced Lucas Ramires. The match ended with a 2-0 win for Vorskla Poltava, who picked up three points and moved up in the standings. Both teams put on an entertaining performance which made the match exciting for the fans.
In the next round, the opponents will face Vorskla vs Shakhtar and Kolos vs Lviv.
Vorskla vs Kolos statistics:
|4||Goals on goal||3|
|0||Kicks from the penalty area||0|
|0||Kicks from behind the penalty box||0|
|0||Possession of the ball||0|
|3||Safeties by goalkeeper||2|
|0||Accuracy of transmissions||0|