The beginning of the way
Kairat successfully passes in the second second stage of the qualifying stage of the UEFA Europa League.
Atlantas - Kairat - 1:2
Goals: Chiofu, 12 - Ilichevich (penalty), 35, Gohou, 39
Kairat without difficulties completed the confrontation with the Lithuanian Atlantas. But, at the same time, in the second meeting the hosts managed to score first. Apparently, the factor of the native field affected and 12 minutes Chiofu opened the scoring in the match.
Unusual conditions for Kairat affected the game in the first minutes of the match. At the 33 minute of the meeting, Gerard Gohou earned a penalty to the goal of Atlantas and Ivo Ilichevich realized it.
After only four minutes, Gohou was able to lead his team forward. Ivorian beautifully guided goalkeeper hosts - 1:2. Later Lithuanians showed some interesting attacks, but the score did not change by the end of the first half.
In the second half of the game, the coach of our team made two substitutions: the author of the second goal Gerard Gohou left the field and in his place went Chuma Anene, Isael on the field replaced Ivo Ilichevich.
Then the game proceeded smoothly. The hosts had a few good losses: in one of these, the chamber of Atlantas almost found its owner, but, fortunately, Gafurzhan Suyumbayev knocked the ball in time.
Kairat responded with an attack performed by Turysbek. Bauyrzhan inside the penalty area of the owners lightly struck the goal, the goalkeeper fixed the ball. In the rest, the teams continued to play without the moments.
Thus, Kairat for the second time beat Atlantas and goes to the second round of the qualification of the League of Europe.