On Sunday, the 10th of may, will take place the match of the 8th round of the championship of Belarus on football, in which “Vitebsk” will take Salihorsk “Shakhtar”.
Favorit in this match is simple – “Shakhtar”. Although the bronze prize-winner of last year’s championship this season is not impressive. Wards Yuri Vernidub extremely unstable started a new campaign. The team flew out of the Cup of Belarus, lost in the number of matches in the championship and only in the last few rounds managed to score maximum points and to equalize the situation. After a bad start in Salihorsk already started talking about the resignation of Vernydub. But in the 6th round, the Pitmen beat Dynamo Brest (2:0) and last week defeated the “Isloch” (4:0). These successes have lifted the team to sixth place and greatly added to her confidence.
“Vitebsk” – a clear middle peasants of Belarusian football. Last season “northerners” stopped one step away from the relegation zone. This year so far is a 10th place. The team of Sergei Yasinsky scored three minimal victory over the outsider of “Smolevichi”, and strong “Goradia” and made a sensation in the match against “Dinamo” Brest. As often happens with the middle peasants, in matches where nothing is waiting, the victory, and in confrontations with equal opponents – the loss of points. It was in matches with “Neman” (0:2), “Alycu” (0:2) and “Slavia” (2:3).
Despite the fact that Vitebsk is playing at home, the chances in the match with “Shakhtar” is not enough. Last season, the Pitmen twice beat “northerners” with a total score of 6:0. Yuriy vernydub has more and better composition. Shakhtar will have to take away points from Vitebsk.