Draw in the piggybank: how fans supported «Astana»
According to the official website of capital akimat, the capital of Ukraine held the first match of the Europa League group stage on September 20. Football players of Dynamo Kyiv and Astana team fought for the championship.
The game ended in a draw with a score of 2: 2. And a great merit of the fans of the team «Astana», who until the last seconds believed in their players and warmly supported them throughout the game. At some moments it seemed that there were more than local, dynamic fans in the sports complex «Olympic», which, by the way, accommodates more than 70 thousand spectators, fans of «Astana». But there were no more than two hundred. All of them went to the capital of Ukraine from Astana with the sole purpose – to support and cheer for their Pets. The match was spectacular and full of drama.
So, in the 11th minute the midfielder of the Ukrainian team was ahead, but in ten minutes «Astana» restored equality in the score. The goal was scored by Bosnian legionary M. Anicich. But in the last seconds of the first half, the home team came forward again. An unfortunate mistake by the goalkeeper... and Erica midfielder Kiev «Dynamo» Dmitry Garmash played on the rebound – 2:1. The whole second half of Astana residents held in continuous attacks, and their efforts were rewarded. R. Murtazayev, who replaced The referee, scored the ball with his head and saved the team from defeat.
The next match of «Astana» will be held on October 4, the capital's players will meet with the French «Renn».
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