Kazakhstan-1 Reaches The Finals!
The match was tough. The Lithuanian forward, Nedas Juris Šimkutis, opened the scoring in the 18th minute. However, the Kazakhstani midfielder, Abzal Kalau, scored a brace and brought the Kazakhstan team forward.
At the end of the second half of the match, Danil Ankudinov scored the third goal - 1:3. Soon, Armandas Kucys managed to score the second goal for his team, but still the result was 2:3.
The Kazakhstan-1 team will play in the final of the tournament against the national junior team of Tajikistan.
The Kazakhstani midfielder, Abzal Kalau, is recognized as the best player of the match and awarded a special prize from a partner of the President's Cup - Volkswagen Group.
Lithuania - Kazakhstan-1 - 2:3 (1:1)
Goals: Nedas Jurgis Šimkutis 18, Armandas Kucys 83 - Abzal Kalau 28, 49, Danil Ankudinov 79
Yellow cards: Tautvydas Spiegis 53, Naglis Paliusis 90+2 - Galymzhan Kenzhebek 66, Arsen Azatov 76, Aset Konchiev 86
Lithuania: Virvilas, Paliusis, Spiegis, Abromavicius (Andrejev 56), Gasiunas (Koncius 79), Jaseliunas (c), Gasiunas, Gineitis (Bagdonavicius (36) ), Kucys, Šimkutis (Gulbicki 54)
Kazakhstan-1: Dosakhanov, Tkachenko, Shirobokov, Azatov, Satyshev, Somov, Yakovlev (Filippov 84), Kalau (Mukhit 84), Halmatov (Konchiev 70), Dulatov ( Ankudinov 46), Kenzhebek (c) (Kushkunbaev 70)
Referees: Nurlan Akinzhanov, Alisher Mynbaev, Samat Zharilkasinov, Bakhytzhan Zholdas (all - Kazakhstan).
26.08.2019. Nur-Sultan, Football House.