Coronavirus rapidly taking over the world, causing almost all European countries had suspended their Championships. The exception was Belarus, which may soon also not stand. In the meantime, the Belarusian championship following more than ever, many countries are buying the broadcast rights to matches, and Ukraine is no exception.
In the fifth round of the championship of Belarus “Belshina” in Bobruisk at the stadium “Spartak” will accept “Smolevichi”. Both teams last season played in First League and the first games of the season show that the level of the elite division they are not ready yet. But more on that later.
“Belshina” – rookie of the Higher League of the championship of Belarus: last season, the team Edward Gradoboeva won the First League and earned promotion to the grade. For the team from the city of Bobruisk is former forward of FC Karpaty Lviv Leonid Kovel, who in 2007 scored 12 goals in the championship of Ukraine. Also in the “Belshina” there are two Ukrainians: defender Mykhailo pysko did advocated “Mariupol” and “Dawn”, and winger Roman Salimov but the Ukrainian has Russian passport.
As for the “Smolevichi”, the team has only recently started to knock the elite of the Belarusian football. In the season 2013, “Smolevichi” debuted in the First League. At the end of season 2017, the club finished 2nd in the First League and first debuted in the Premier League, but a year later took the 15-th place, and again went to the second division. Last season of “Smolevichi” managed from second place back in the top division, and now the team will try to stay there for a longer period than one year.
However, while “Belshina” and “münchen” are the main contenders for the flight. After four rounds of “Belshina” with one point and is in last place, and “Mashhad” with two draws and two defeats is located one line above in the standings. The winner of the match will be able to break away from the relegation zone, a draw is unlikely that someone will arrange.