FC Navbahor hosted FC Kizilkum in the seventeenth matchday of Uzbekistan Oliy Liga at the Central Stadium on Saturday evening.
Ilhom Muminjonov’s side recovered a draw in the final 25 minutes to earn a 3-2 victory over FC Kizilkum. The Falcons had had earlier taken the lead through Ruzimboy Ahmedov’s header just 12 minutes after the kick-off, but Darko Stanojevic leveled the scoring with his own goal five minutes later.
However, Dilshod Jabborov returned the lead for the hosts in the 32nd minutes of the game as his side earned a penalty kick after Erkin Boydullaev’s handball in the box and FC Navbahor went to the dressing room with a 2-1 lead at the interval.
FC Kizilkum equalized the score as the referee Vadim Agishev pointed to the spot the second time, but against the hosts while Mirzohid Gofured stopped the hosts with a foul in the area. Ilhom Yunusov finished the penalty kick perfectly, back of the net, 2-2.
But, it was the final score at the Central Stadium in Namangan before a dramatic finale saw Aziz Turgunboev scored a goal to win the game for the hosts.