Goals: Andy Halliday, 45 (p.) - Amil Yunanov, 22, Javid Imamverdiyev, 56, 70
Roman Grigorchuk tested Gabala against Sumgayit at the Ismat Gayibov Stadium in the Bakikhanov settlement within the break in the Azerbaijan Premier League during national championships.
Agil Mammadov, Elvin Jamalov, Dave Bulthuis, Tellur Mutallimov, Andy Halliday, Dion Malone, Elvin Mammadov, Roman Huseynov, Filip Ozobic, Steeven Joseph-Monroze, Famoussa Kone.
The match started with mutual attacks led to penalty chance for Sumgayit in the 12th minute. But Javid Taghiyev failed to open the scoring from the spot. Ten minutes later, the team from the city of youth were able to score with Amil Yunanov. The goal prompted Gabala to step up their attacks before setting up Filip Ozobic to penalty shot failed on 27 minutes. But the red-black team looked more passionate on the target that seemed as a matter of time before another penalty that Andy Halliday shot to level just ahead of the half-time.
Both sides introduced some changes in their staff to the second period. Sumgayit scored two more with double by Javid Imamverdiyevin in the 56th and 70th minutes.
Just to remind, Gabala’s next tie is against Zira fixed to coming Saturday.