League leaders Dynamo Kyiv have extended their lead over rivals Shakthar Donetsk at the top of the league as far as first division club football is concerned in Ukraine. Dynamo Kyiv were able to capitalise on the slip up from their nearest challengers for the league title in Ukraine.
Ahead of the week 10 set of games in the first division of club football in Ukraine also known as the Ukrainian Premier League, Dynamo Kyiv had a one-point lead over their rivals and they made it four points with a win in their own week 10 clash. Dynamo Kyiv beat newly promoted club Inhulets 2-0 away from home to extend their lead at the summit of the Ukrainian Premier League. Inhulets had gained promotion into top flight football in Ukraine as one of the three teams from the second division at the end of last season.
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Even though matches have been held off for a while for Ukraine’s football teams, several developments have taken place to boost the team’s spirits and keep up their performance levels for the matches ahead. JOMA, a Spanish company recently developed a new uniform for the team. Pictures and details of the same were released in the press by the national association of football.
The traditional color of yellow is retained for home set while the set for away matches is in blue. Ukraine embroidery defines the pattern of sublimation print on the front of the t-shirts. The new uniform designs were officially presented by the Ukraine association recently.
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Shakhtar Donetsk defeated Kolos Kovalivka 1-0 despite being an away fixture to go 16 points
clear at the top of the Ukrainian topflight. The Championship Group will see Donetsk end up as
expected with Dynamo Kyiv following. Desna and FK Zorya Luhansk are on the same 49 points
after 26 games while Kolos Kovalivka sit below.
Donetsk are likely to retain the Premier-Liha title but this season there would be a post season
play-off for spots in Europe. This was introduced at the beginning of the current season. When
the season resumed following a protracted break due to Covid-19, the league started with a
banger as Shakhtar and Dynamo clashed. The defending champs won 3-1.
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Manchester United victory in the Manchester derby has taken Liverpool a step closer towards their first league title in three decades. The Reds are now 25 points clear of second placed Manchester City. The Citizens have a game in hand, and they will host Arsenal on Wednesday.
January signing Bruno Fernandez was impressive again for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men. Anthony Martial opened the scoring in the 30th minute. Fernandez sent a through ball to the French man, he met the ball on a half volley, forcing the ball under the arms of Ederson. The goalkeeper should have done better with the ball, but Martial wouldn’t care.
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Ukraine international Andriy Yarmolenko started the season with an electrifying form but couldn’t sustain it for long.
By seeing the back of the net three times in his first six appearances, the 30-year-old forward offered hope that he would contribute a lot but the dry spell that has been experienced in his last nine appearances has extinguished all hopes of him doing anything spectacular before the season comes to an end.
The former Borussia Dortmund man was a hot cake before being snapped up by West Ham but his labored and uninspired right wing displays of late has led to fans asking he be put back into the transfer list.
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