Moldovan “Sheriff” Yuri Vernidub performed a miracle.Yuri Vernydub / photo by REUTERS
In the 2nd round of the group stage of the Champions League, Real Madrid lost at home to Tiraspol Sheriff.
The Moldovan team is led by 55-year-old Ukrainian coach Yuriy Vernydub.
Zhasur Yakhshiboev and Sebastian Till scored for Sheriff, and Karim Benzema for Real.
“Real” – “Sheriff” – 1: 2
Goals: Benzema, 65 (from the penalty spot) – Yakhshiboev, 25, Till, 90
Real Madrid: Courtois, Alaba, Nacho (Modric, 66), Gutierrez (Kroos, 67), Eder Militao, Casemiro (Rodrigo, 66), Valverde, Camavinga, Benzema, Hazard (Jovic, 67), Vinicius Junior
“Sheriff”: Athanasiadis, Cristiano, Dulanto, Arboleda, Constanta, Kolovos (Nikolov, 90 + 2), Till, Addo, Yahshiboev (Bruno, 57), Traore, Castaneda (Julien, 78)
Video review of the match.https://embed.megogo.net/ev3/universal?id=15798675&lang=ru
It will be recalled that in the first round, Vernidub’s team sensationally beat Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0.
In another match of the second round of this group, “Inter” and “Shakhtar” did not find a stronger one. In the third round, the Sheriff will play away against Inter – this game will take place on October 19.
Yuri Vernydub: career in “Sheriff”
- Vernydub headed the Sheriff in December 2020.
- Following the results of the 2020-2021 season, the Ukrainian coach led the Sheriff to the championship title, and also reached the final of the national cup, where he lost.
- Vernidub plays in the Champions League for the first time in his career.
- In Ukraine, from 2011 to 2019, Vernydub headed Luhansk’s Zorya.
- (c)UNIAN 2021