The players of both teams could not cope with their emotions at the end of the match.
Match of the 29th round of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) between “Miner” and “Dniprom-1” ended with a mass fight involving football players of both teams.
In the time compensated for the second half, the players of the Donetsk and Dnipro clubs did not hold back their emotions and staged a large-scale massacre just on the football field.
Even football players from the bench and representatives of both clubs took part in the fight. Punches and kicks, as well as chokeholds, followed. Defender “Shakhtar” Yaroslav Rakytskyi an eyebrow was broken to the point of blood.
Video of a mass fight in the match “Shakhtar” – “Dnipro-1”
The main referee of the match, Kateryna Monzul, showed 5 red cards for unsportsmanlike behavior. Among those who took part in the game at that time, “Shakhtar” were removed Yehor Nazarina and Anatoly Trubinand in “Dnipra-1” – Brazilian Peglow.
Since the “miners” had no substitutes left, Rakitsky was in goal for the last seconds of the match.
Yaroslav Rakitsky in the role of goalkeeper
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The match ended with a crushing victory for “Shakhtar” with a score 3:0. Thus, the Donetsk club is one round away from the end of the season became the champion of Ukraine in football.
“Shakhtar” (72 points) before the final round became unattainable for competitors at the top of the UPL. The people of Donetsk broke away from “Dnipro-1”, which is second in the standings, by a distance of 8 points. For “miners” this is the 14th title of the champion of Ukraine in the history.
In the final round of the UPL-2022/23 season, Shakhtar will play Vorskla, and Dnipro-1 will meet Kryvbas.
For Oleksandr Kucher’s team, this match will be decisive in the context of the fight against Luhansk “Zorya” for silver medals and a ticket to the qualification of the Champions League. But “Shakhtar” will definitely play in the group round of the most prestigious European tournament next season.
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