An emotional game and a draw against the Uzbeks
Today in Dubai, as part of the training camp, in the second match of the day, we drew 1:1 against the U23 national team of Uzbekistan. Kirill Ilyin scored the only goal for our team. On January 21, we will play against the Bulgarian club "Botev".
On Wednesday, in the first game of the day, we conceded a goal in the last minute of the game and could not beat the local club "Dubai United" - 1:1. As part of the training camp, in the first game a few days ago, we won 2:1 against the club "Al Nasr" of the highest league of the UAE.
The U23 national team of Uzbekistan showed a very strong performance in the first 25-30 minutes. The Uzbeks made several shots on our goal and scored a goal in the 30th minute. The opponent's captain Jasurber Jaloliddinov played fantastic individually and at the end of the attack he technically shot the ball into the far corner of the goal. After the first half of the game, the opponents were leading 1:0.
In the second half of the game, our performance was much better. We controlled the ball a lot and created several very good chances. In the 78th minute, Kirill Ilyin scored the first goal for our club from the close distance after a corner kick (1:1). There were a lot of emotions at the end of the game, we did everything to win, but we couldn't score the second goal. Draw 1:1.
The next game is on January 21 against the Bulgarian Highest league club "Botev".