“Orenburg” interrupted the unbeaten run of “Spartacus”
Spartak lost to Orenburg in the match of the 20th round of the RPL, having suffered the first defeat since September
MOSCOW, 18 Mar – Moscow football club “Spartak” lost to “Orenburg” in the match of the 20th round of the Russian Premier League (RPL).
The meeting in Orenburg ended with a score of 2:0 in favor of the hosts, goals were scored by Yuri Kovalev (17th minute) and Dmitry Vorobyov (23), who blocked the partner’s cross with his heel.
This defeat was the first for Guillermo Abascal’s team in the national championship since September, when the club lost away to Rostov (2:4).
In the 76th minute due to injury was replaced by the defender of “Spartacus” and the Russian national team Georgy Jikia.
Russian Premier League (RPL)
March 18, 2023 • start at 12:00
2 : 0
The last time the capital club did not differ in the championship was on August 20, when it lost to Dynamo Moscow (0:1).
Spartak, after 20 matches with 40 points, is on the second line in the RPL table, Orenburg is sixth with 31 points.
In the next match, the “red-whites” on April 1 will host Grozny “Akhmat”, “Orenburg” on the same day will play away with the Samara “Wings of the Soviets”.