Kazakhstan Defeats Scotland!
In the 6th minute, Merkel played a lovely ball over the top for Pertsukh - 1:0.
In the 10th minute, Islambek Kuat slid the ball to Vorogovskiy, who put in into the back of the net - 2:0.
Shinnie allowed both Yuriy Pertsukh and Yan Vorogovskiy to get in behind him to net.
Oliver Burke played very active, who over and over again at the expense of high-speed inclusions tried to sharpen the game, but our defenders did their best.
In the 28th minute, Kuat tried to score, breaking through from the middle distance - the ball flew under the crossbar, but Bain made a great safe.
The first half ended with 2:0.
The second half started in a similar vein to the first.
Zainutdinov headed a simple third in the 51st minute.!
In the 55th minute, our goalkeeper, Dmytro Nepogodov, performed his skills and made a great safe.
The match ended with a beautiful victory of Kazakhstan coached by Michal Bilek - 3:0.
Kazakhstan vs Scotland - 3:0 (2:0)
Goals: Yuri Pertsuh 6, Jan Vorogovsky 10, Baktier Zaynutdinov 51
Yellow cards: Alexander Merkel 38 - Graeme Shinnie 83
Kazakhstan: Dmytro Nepogodov (gk) - Yan Vorogovskiy, Temirlan Yerlanov (Yeldos Akhmetov 81), Evgeni Postnikov, Sergei Maliy, Gafurzhan Suyumbayev - Islambek Kuat (c), Yuriy Pertsukh, Alexander Merkel - Baktiyor Zaynutdinov (Serikzhan Muzhikov 84), Roman Murtazayev (Bauyrzhan Turysbek 68).
Subs: Stas Pokatilov (gk), Igor Shatskiy (gk) - Dmitri Shomko, Abzal Beysebekov, Georgi Zhukov, Maxim Fedin, Oralkhan Omirtayev, Yerkebulan Seidakhmet.
Head coach - Michal Bilek.
Scotland: Scott Bain (gk) - Liam Palmer, Graeme Shinnie, John McGinn (Scott McTominay 70), David Bates, Scott McKenna, James Forrest (Mark McNulty 81), Callum McGregor (c), Oliver McBurnie (Johnny Russell 61), Stuart Armstrong, Oliver Burke.
Subs: Jon McLaughlin (gk), Liam Kelly (gk) - Stephen O'Donnell, John Sauttar, Stuart Findlay, John Fleck, Kenny MacLean, Lewis Morgan.
Head coach - Alex McLeish.
Referees: Srdjan Jovanovic, Uros Stojkovic, Milan Mihajlovic (all - Serbia).
21.03.2019. Astana Arena. 27,641 spectators.