Football players of the capital's "Altyn Asyr" took the leadership in the ongoing Ashgabat Football Cup. In the second round, the current champion of Turkmenistan won against the reserves of "Ahal" - 3:1 and topped the standings with 6 points.
The game took place at the stadium in Buzmeyin etrap. The winners distinguished Murad Annayev (33rd minute) and Nurmurat Rozyyev (83rd). Another goal into his own net in the 13th minute was scored by Ahal player Nuryagdy Bayramov. The losers have a goal of prestige on account of Meylis Hoshmyradov (54th).
In another match, which was held at the central arena of the multifunctional stadium "Ashgabat", the football players of "Ashgabat" and "Kopetdag" played a draw - 1:1. The hosts responded to the goal in the first half by Bagtyyar Gurgenov from "Kopetdag" (36th minute) with an accurate shot by Merdan Muhadov (78th).
In this way, after two rounds, the closest pursuer of "Altyn Asyr", "Kopetdag", is 2 points behind the leader. "Ashgabat" has 1 point. The "Ahal-2" team has no points yet after two defeats.
In the third round on May 13 will play: "Ahal-2" - "Ashgabat" and "Kopetdag" - "Altyn Asyr".
Remind that the Ashgabat Cup is held with the participation of four teams. The two best clubs following the results of the two-round tournament in the final will compete for the main prize, and the two worst ones will compete for 3rd place.