FC Karabakh Could Not Beat Cyprus APOEL in Baku
Baku /24.10.10 / Turan: In the third round of the group stage of the Europa League In football, the Azerbaijani FC Karabakh played a draw with the Cyprus APOEL 2: 2 in Baku.
Despite the successful start, the champion of Azerbaijan could not keep the victory.
At the 13th minute, through the efforts of Dani Quintana, FC Karabakh opened the score in the match. The Spaniard received a pass from another Spaniard Michel, deceived the opponent's goalkeeper and sent the ball into the net.
Then the Aghdamians twice shocked their fans. At the 29th minute, the guests equalized the score after a cross from the penalty area by John.
Then the captain of FC Karabakh Rashad Sadigov made a gross mistake, not kicking the ball at the right moment. Taking advantage of this, Halennius stepped face to face with the goalkeeper Begovic and put his team ahead in the score.
FC Karabakh restored the status quo in the second half. At the 59th minute, the defender Ailton closed the header from Dani Quintana precisely. After that despite all the efforts, the Azerbaijani champions failed to upset their guests for a third time.
After three games FC Karabakh takes the second place with four points. The fourth round will take place on November 7th. On that day, FC Karabakh will visit APOEL in Cyprus. –71D-