Kazan "Rubin" lost to the English "Liverpool" in the fourth round of the Europe League
Photo of the press service of FC "Rubin"
KZN.RU, November 5). Today at the stadium "Kazan Arena" nearly full
stands of fans gathered to see the match of the fourth round of the Europe
League between Kazan "Rubin" and the English "Liverpool".
Despite the fact that Kazan was able to go on the attack after a missed goal,
the match ended with the victory of Jurgen Klopp’s wards. The president of FC
"Rubin", Kazan Mayor Ilsur Metshin watched over the course of the
nearly 11 months "Rubin" has returned to "Kazan Arena",
which has hosted the World Cup for water sports in the summer, and today makes football
fans happy again. The match "Rubin" - "Liverpool" was the
first international match at the 45000th arena, which will take the World Cup in
football in 2018. Despite the rain and cold weather, nearly full stands gathered
at the match, organizers have done everything for the audience not to be bored:
the concert program began two hours before the kick-off.
turned out, fans were also prepared for the game - a huge handmade banner of 40
by 60 meters, which depicted the players in armor with swords and sabers and
the motto of the game "Ready for battle", was unfolded on the field
before the match. So the audience made it clear that hoped for the fighting
spirit of the teams, which meant that the stadium would see a football battle
worthy of the Europe League. In parallel panoramic scale inscription "Rubin"
in the background of the flag of Tatarstan rose at the central stands with the
participation of fans.
version of the Chaliapin’s song "Oh, Uhnem" sounded at the stadium
before the match and the stands picked up the melody. As it is known, the
English fans support their team, singing a song «You'll never walk alone» before
each match. Today Kazan fans gave a decent vocal response.
despite the active support of the native city, opponents of "Rubin" seized
the initiative from the first minute of the first half of the game."Liverpool",
bearing in mind the loss of points in the "Anfield", decided not to
postpone and in the first minutes began to pick up the keys to the defense of
"Rubin". In the 6th minute Roberto Firmino led James Milner for a strike,
whose shot hit the crossbar. Soon a jump of Solomon Kverkveliya allowed the
owners to leave their gates free.
opening 15 minutes "Rubin" got out infrequently from their own half,
focusing on the defense of their gates. Ahead wards of Valery Chaly bet on
lightning-quick counterattack. The first time the home team created a moment after
a quarter after the starting whistle. Blagoy Georgiev earned a free kick on the
wing, Carlos Eduardo served the ball to Elmir Nabiullin, whose shot went over
while, the game took place without any moments, but the most striking episode
of the first half of the meeting happened just before the break, which showed Sergei
Ryzhikov in all his glory, he parried Christian Benteke’s ball.
later, "Liverpool" should have scored in such a game. They were able
to do it at the beginning of the second half, revealing the opponent's defense in
a few quick handoffs.
Kazan residents, who were not satisfied with the course of the event, seized
Chaly tried to fresh his team's game up in the end with a series of
substitutions. The final whistle caught the home side in the attack, according
to the press-service of FC "Rubin". Victory in Kazan gave
"Liverpool" three points and put on the second place in the group.