The spectators in the Maksimir stadium in Zagreb, Croatia were hardly believe their eyes. What they had seen in the last 20 minutes? Two red cards, four goals, VAR, a Penalty in the last Minute of injury time. Many a Heimfan was a memorable match worthy with the nerves completely on end. But first things first.
In an animated game between Zagreb and Donetsk it was after the first 45 minutes of 1:1. Correctly picked up the duel until the second half. First, the German referee Felix Brych sent in the 73. A Minute Moro with Yellow-Red under the shower: a number of Zagreb. The supposed advantage were able to play the guests from the Ukraine, however just six minutes, then his second yellow card picked also Marlos.
From 1:1 to 3:1 and 3:3
In the 83. Minute, it was then Ivanusec, the pounding after a simple double-pass with Petkovic the Ball humorless in the lower left corner to the guide. A Minute before the end of the regular season it should get even better for the hosts: After Shakhtar Goalie Pyatov took a pass from Olmo between himself and the goal line by the left, Ademi in at the far post to insert. 3:1 it was at this time and Zagreb fancied as a sure winner. But then everything changed.
With the thoughts already in the shower left Zagreb Shakhtar grant, by a header from Morales (93. Minute) came to the touchline. And just a little later with a converted penalty goals from Tete and the Party in Zagreb, permanently silencing him. The advanced Pyatov had to get in the penalty area an elbow blow to the face.
While Shakhtar until the end, fought and selflessly played, the Croats, the accused have after the 3:1 lead with the football games ceased. While in the group C Manchester City at the top of the table draws from it, are both Donetsk as well as Zagreb after four Games in five points.
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Created: 07.11.2019, 08:03 PM