Oliy Liga. FC Navbahor fail to repeat 'underdog' victory at the Lokomotiv Stadium
FC Navbahor couldn’t manage to repeat their underdog victory against FC Pakhtakor at the Lokomotiv Stadium, while they were defeated by the defending champions FC Lokomotiv on Friday.
Both sides had few chances to open the scoring, but the score remained unchanged at the interval. The Railwaymen started the second period with a high game phase, while they took the lead through Marat Bikmaev in the 57th minute.
Salim Mustafoev’s second ensured a 2-0 victory for the hosts and strengthened their bid for the Oliy Liga title.
Uzbekistan Oliy Liga | Matchday 24
FC Lokomotiv 2-0 FC Navbahor
Goals: Marat Bikmaev (57), Salim Mustafoev (68)