The footballers of Ashgabat «Altyn asyr» took the lead in the championship of Turkmenistan, confidently beating Mary «Energetik» in the 1st round match - 3: 0.
The score in the game, which took place in the central arena of the multifunctional stadium «Ashgabat», was opened in the 11th minute by the top scorer of the last year's national championship, Altymurad Annadurdyev. On the 66th - Mikhail Titov doubled the advantage of the reigning champion of Turkmenistan to two goals. And set the final score in the second minute compensated by the main time of the game, Begmurad Bayov.
This is the second victory of the team of the «Turkmenaragatnashyk» agency. Earlier, in the postponed match of the 5th round, the wards of the honored coach of Turkmenistan Yazkuli Khodjageldyev won against Ashgabat - 3: 1.
After two meetings, «Altyn asyr» has 6 points, and it is 2 points ahead of «Akhal», which won the first victory in this round, taking over the Balkanabat «Nebitchi» in Ashgabat - 2: 0. As part of the vice-champion of Turkmenistan, Ilya Tamurkin (28th minute) and the best footballer of the AFC Cup-2021 in kick conversion Elman Tagayev (61st) distinguished themselves.
The first 3 points were scored by «Shagadam», having won a strong-willed victory over «Merv» in his field in the city of Turkmenbashi - 4: 2. The duel was very dramatic for the guests. In the course of the meeting, thanks to the efforts of Begench Alamov (6th minute) and Pirmurad Gazakov (27th), the Mary team led the score twice, keeping the winning result - 2: 1 until the 82nd minute.
However, what happened later will raise a lot of questions for the players of the defense of «Merv», whose mistakes at the end of the meeting dramatically turned the course of the game. 8 minutes before the end of normal time, Farhad Italmazov leveled the position - 2: 2. And already in stoppage time with an interval of three minutes, Hemra Amanmamedov (90 + 2) and Ikhlas Magtymov (90 + 5) brought victory to the bronze medalist of last year's national championship. At the same time, the author of the last goal, I. Magtymov, scored a double in this match after the first goal was scored in the 14th minute.
According to the Football Federation of Turkmenistan, the final match of the 1st round «Kopetdag» - «Ashgabat» scheduled for October 26 has been postponed to November 12.