Ï "Altyn Asyr" beat "Energetik" with a tennis score in the Turkmenistan Football Championship

"Altyn Asyr" beat "Energetik" with a tennis score in the Turkmenistan Football Championship

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"Altyn Asyr" beat "Energetik" with a tennis score in the Turkmenistan Football Championship

With a tennis score of 6:0, the capital's "Altyn Asyr" secured a victory over the Mary "Energetik" in the 17th round of the Turkmenistan Football Championship among clubs of the top league.

All goals in this game, held in Mary, were scored after "Energetik" was reduced to ten men due to Farid Kamaltdinov receiving a second yellow card and subsequent dismissal in the first minute of compensatory time in the first half. Two minutes after this event, Dovletgeldi Mirsultanov scored a goal, and the teams went into halftime with "Altyn Asyr" leading 1:0. 

Selim Nurmyradov doubled the lead in the 48th minute, followed by a brace from Arslan Saparov in the 74th and 83rd minutes, with Shokhrat Soyunov (85th) and Hoshgeldi Khojovov (90+1) also scoring once each.

After this victory, "Altyn Asyr" reached 34 points and maintained a 3-point lead over third-place "Akhal," which defeated "Ashgabat" 2:1 at the "Nisa" stadium in this round.

All goals in this match were scored in the first half. In the 13th minute, Ata Geldiyev put the away team ahead 1:0. In the 18th minute, Azat Annaev equalized for "Ashgabat" to make it 1:1. However, a minute later, Akmamet Metdaev scored the second goal for the visitors, securing the victory.

"Arkadag," reigning Turkmenistan champion, claimed their fifteenth victory in the current national championship by defeating "Merv" 2:0 away, with both goals scored by Shamamet Hydyrov in the 12th and 33rd minutes.

After this game, Vladimir Bayramov's team maintained an 11-point lead over second-placed "Altyn Asyr."

The only victory in the 17th round was celebrated by the hosts in the match between "Kopetdag," which hosted the bronze medalist of the previous championship "Nebitchi" from Balkanabat. The only goal, scored in the 6th minute by Myrat Yagshiyev, brought three points to the team of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan.

Following this victory, "Kopetdag" reached 12 points, closing the gap to 3 points behind seventh-placed "Nebitchi."

In the 18th round of the Turkmenistan Football Championship, the following matches will take place: "Akhal" - "Kopetdag," "Nebitchi" - "Energetik," "Altyn Asyr" - "Merv," and "Arkadag" - "Shagadam."