Second day of UTLC Cup 2022: records and sensations
10:0! With that record breaking score UTLC Cup 2022 day 2 started. Crvena Zvezda (Belgrade) was physically stronger than the opposing side Alanyaspor and performed better in every aspect of the ball game.
At noon Dynamo Moscow and
Fatih Karagümrük played against each other. Turkish team managed to open the score with the late first half long shot. Russian team players Vladislav Stepanov and Ivan Barinov scored twice after the half-time and presented their team W. Moscow side with 6 points confidently leads group A as they are now favourites to reach the final.
The main upset of the game day and maybe the whole tournament is Astana’s victory over CSKA. After the previous lose 2:3 to Crvena Zvezda red-blues had no other options except win. Meanwhile Astana overcame Alanyaspor by 4 goals to none.
The main episode of the game happened before the half-time when Kazakhstan side scored 2 goals in just 3 minutes. Second half was equal before Astana scored the dagger 3 minutes before me final whistle – 3:1.
Lokomotiv and Dinamo Minsk game was last in the game day 2. Every single match in such a short cup is defining, so both teams began carefully. The opponents didn’t want to concede a goal so much that they forgot to score – 0:0. Lokomotiv still can reach the final, but they need to defeat group A leader Dynamo Moscow tomorrow.
Let us repeat the tournament regulations: group winners go to the final, group second places play against each other for the third place. Every single game is important!