"Rubin" played a draw at home with Saransk "Mordovia" in
the 21th round of the Russian football championship. Meeting at "Kazan Arena"
ended with the score 1: 1. The course of the game was watched by President of
Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and President of the Kazan football club, Mayor of
Kazan Ilsur Metshin. More than 11 thousand fans were at the stands.
minutes of the match took place in the fight in the center of the field. Teams
acted cautiously, not at the risk of attacks. Football players of
"Rubin" on the rights of the home team seized the initiative and
often controlled the ball, but not reached the real threats. Kazan attacks were
massive, but tight defense of "Mordovia" coped with the threats.
Guests from the last place in the standings, have relied on the counter, and it
paid off. Inspired by the attack, the home team missed Saransk players. At the
18th minute after a pass from midfield defender of Mordovia", Oleg Vlasov threw
the ball in the penalty box with his head where Ruslan Mukhametshin without
interference struck in the "Rubin" goalkeeper Sergei Ryzhikov’s gate,
opening the score.
stepped up after a missed ball, and in the 24th minute of the game captain of
"Rubin" Oleg Kuzmin struck the first blow in the target gates of the
guests, getting into goalkeeper. After 7 minutes Kazan midfielder Magomed
Ozdoev dangerously shot just over the bar. In the 33rd minute Denis Tkachuk,
having made a rush down the left, struck the bar of the goal of the visitors.
"Mordovia" had no less poignant moments, also hitting the goal bar of
second half instead Tkachuk legionnaire of "Rubin" Gekdeniz Karadeniz
went on the left. In the 53rd minute on the side of Tatarstan there was another
change aimed at enhancing the attacking power - instead Kambolova more creative
midfielder Tsaktash went on the field. The hosts most of the time were in the
attack, trying to score a goal. In the 66st minute Karadenizmade a score. As
the head coach of the Tatarstan team Valeriy Chaly told, the team spent the
second half well, creating a number of dangerous moments, which should have
Note that the
players came out at the match in special T-shirts with the logo of the charity
event "Save the Heart". The project aims to help seriously ill wards
of Rusfond. From the starting whistle raising money for two years old Miron
Ismatov, suffering from heart disease, began. The first symbolic kick in the
match was made by another ward of Rusfond Elvin Aliyev, who has already won his
match of "Rubin" will be held on April 3 in Moscow against the local