In the second round of the Super League Pakhtakor lost to Bunyodkor.
The advantage in the match was completely with Pakhtakor. In the first half, Griffiths and Gonçalves shot twice each, Bezerra and Abdurakhimov could not reach the goal of the “swallows”. Some of these shots were reflected by Zukhurov.
In the second half, the game did not change. Masharipov, Griffiths, Sayfiev, Abdurakhimov and Bezerra failed to logically complete the attack. At the 79th minute one of the few attacks of the hosts ended in a goal scored by Ashurmatov. In the last minutes Bunyodkor saved from the goal crossbar and goalkeeper. Khakimov could not score from the penalty.
Thus, Pakhtakor was defeated.
BUNYDKOR - PAKHTAKOR – 1-0 (0-0)
March 10. Bunyodkor Stadium. Attendance: 20 186.
Referees: Sh. Kasymov, S. Shoyusupov, O. Abduvasilov, O. Khudaydatov.
Inspector: R. Serazetdinov.
Commissioner: M. Saidkasymov.
Bunyodkor: Zukhurov, Komilov, Ashurmatov, Gafurov, Sulaymonov, Ibragimov, Giyasov (Kobilov, 85), Kosimov (Sobirkhodjaev, 60), Toshmatov, Kodirkulov (Umirov, 46), Nurmatov.
Pakhtakor: Eldor Suyunov, Farrukh Sayfiev, Marko Simic, Sherzod Azamov, Akmal Shorakhmedov, Dilshod Rakhmatullaev (Azim Akhmedov, 80), Rostyn Griffiths, Jaloliddin Masharipov, Bakhrom Abdurakhimov (Jasur Yakhshibaev, 70), Tiago Bezerra, Esmael Gonçalves (Jasur Khakimov, 78).
Goal: Ashurmatov, 79 – 1-0.
Cautions: Ibragimov, 90+3. Ashurmatov, 90+3.
Unrealized penalty: Khakimov, 90+3.