The encounter of the Mir Russian Premier League nineteenth round that was held at Krasnodar, ended in a 3:1 win for the hosts.
Four Dynamo players were forced to miss the game with Krasnodar for different medical reasons. Saba Sazonov returned to the starting XI. Luka Gagnidze replaced Arsen Zakharyan in the midfield, while Nicolas Ngamaleu, Konstantin Tyukavin and Yaroslav Gladyshev formed an attacking trio.
The visitors started well and even scored on the 4th minute. However, Jhon Cordoba stayed in the offside position and the goal has been canceled. The White-Blues responded with a broad attack that was finished by Yaroslav Gladyshev. Unfortunately, the 19-year-old striker missed the target sending the ball past the defender. But on the 19th minute nobody prevented Dynamo from opening the score. Tyukavin converted Ngamaleu's smart cross with his header – 1:0.
The Krasnodar side could equalise soon. Firstly, Shunin saved the teammates with the shoulder after Cordoba's heavy shot but was forced to give up in the next attack, when Kady Borges headed the ball into the left corner.
After the goal exchange both teams tried to find some luck ahead and the Muscovites were closer to restore the lead. Skopintsev fired over the crossbar finishing a wonderful vertical attack in which Ngamaleu, Gladyshev and Tyukavin also took part. By the half-time whistle Tyukavin shot wide assisted by Ngamaleu.
After the break Slavisa Jokanovic decided to repeat the substitution which he had made in the previous match with Krylya Sovetov and fielded Mathias Normann instead of Aleksandr Kutitsky. The Norwegian established himself at once finding Roberto Fernandez' head from the set-piece. The best chance came to Tyukavin, who rushed one-on-one with Safonov assisted by Gladyshev. The goalkeeper was helpless, unfortunately, Dynamo forward hit the post.
On the 58th minute the visitors remained ten-man. Ngamaleu lost the balance and stepped on Eduard Spertsyan's ankle. Artyom Lyubimov didn't hesitate and showed the red card to the Cameroonian. After that the Muscovites managed to create two more chances but then conceded soon. Kady Borges shifted from the wing to the center and fired powerfully into the left corner.
The White-Blues didn't give up and continued to attack. However, there was not enough force left to come from behind. In added time the Krasnodar side doubled its lead. Nikita Krivtsov succeeded on rebound and capped the scoring.
Thus, Dynamo eight-game lossless streak against Krasnodar came to an end. The Muscovites remained fourth on 32 points. In the next fixture the White-Blues will play against Zenit in the Fonbet Russian Cup Regions Path quarterfinal. This match will be held in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, March 15.