14.08.2011  23:30

Defeat in Luzhniki

At the match of 20th tour Anji lost to Spartak Moscow.

Spartak – Anji 3:0 (2:0)

Goals: Ari, 35. D. Kombarov, 43. Kozlov, 73.

Anji: Revishvili, Roberto Carlos, Agakarov, Tagirbekov, Angbwa, Gadzhibekov, Boussoufa (Holenda, 79), Dzhudzhak (Ivanov, 87), Akhmedov, Zhirkov, Prudnikov (Tardelli, 85).

Spartak: Dikan, Rodriquez, Pareja, Makeev, Carioca (Zotov, 87), Zeeuw, Kombarov (Kozlov, 54), Kombarov, Ari (Emenike, 76 ), Welliton, Dzuba.

Cards: Tagirbekov, 11. Ari, 41. Rafael Carioca, 83. Welliton, 83 (yellow cards).

Referee: Mikhail Vilkov (Niizhniy Novgorod)

14th August. Moscow. Stadium Luzhniki. 26000 spectators.


Anji coaching staff included into first eleven not only Dzsudzsak but also Yuri Zhirkov who had been claimed for the team in the end of last week. By the way Balazs was playing in the position of right winger while Yuri was in the contrary side. Forward Prudnikov who was bought from the “red-whites” the day before joined the team from the very start of the game.

Spartak newcomer De Zeeuw started playing from the beginning while Emenike was on the bench.

This evening Anji was cheered on well. The club organized two charter flights for the fans of Wild Division who joined other Daghestani supporters in Moscow and all together they represented a big group of Anji supporters in Luzhniki.

Gadzhi Gadzhiev`s wards started the game rather actively. Prudnikov was pressing Dikan but failed to score. Dzsudzsak made a strong shot but missed. Boussoufa was very active in his counterattacks.

On 35th minute the home team opened scoring. Makeev made high cross to Dzuba who headed the ball to Ari, the latter sent it straightly into the net. With two minutes left before the interval the Muscovites scored another goal. Ari punched the ball towards the farthest post and Dmitry Kombarov pushed it into the woodwork.

During the interval both teams had no subs.

In the beginning of the second half Revishvili rescued his goal having beaten off the ball shot by Dmitry Kombarov from short distance.

In the second half Anji attacked the opponent and had chance to score but Dzsudzsak and Tagirbekov missed the aim.

On 71 minute Kozlov scored the 3rd goal.  

Tardelli came on the pitch 5 minutes earlier the final whistle. Besides, Anji coaches made two more subs – Holenda and Ivanov joined the team.

Anji lost to Spartak 3:0.