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Belarusian Premier League roundup: Isloch edges Slavia Mozyr (video)

Belarusian Premier League: Dinamo Brest 3 - 1 Isloch Minsk District

BREST, BELARUS - APRIL 12, 2020: Dinamo Brest’s Roman Yuzepchuk (C front) and Isloch Minsk District’s Godfrey Stephen (C midground) and Momo Yansane (R) in a 2020 Belarusian Premier League Round 4 football match between Dinamo Brest and Isloch Minsk District at Brestsky Stadium. Dinamo Brest won 3-1. Besides football fans, the match was “attended” by dummies with cutout portraits of real people from around the world who had bought virtual online tickets. Part of the money raised from virtual online tickets will be donated to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Belarus. The Football Federation of Belarus has decided not to postpone the national football championship in connection with the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, with the 30th season of the Belarusian Premier League starting as scheduled on 19 March 2020. Natalia Fedosenko/TASS (Photo by Natalia FedosenkoTASS via Getty Images)

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The Belarusian Premier League – the only active European top-flight league at the moment – continued on Saturday despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Isloch 2-1 Slavia Mozyr

Despite the first half showing little signs of life, Satuurday’s bout between Isloch and Slavia Mozyr had an action-packed second half, featuring three goals in the final 30 minutes of play.

With goals from captain Dmitri Komarovsky from the penalty spot and from Nikolai Yanush, Isloch walked away with three points for the first time in two rounds of the Belarusian Premier League.
In the 77th minute, Slavia Mozyr got a quick sense of joy, with Francis Narh’s goal putting the visitor’s only a goal behind the draw. The goal would result as a consolation goal, however, as Isloch managed register the win despite the thin margin.

As a result, Isloch move fifth in the table after five rounds into the Belarusian top-flight campaign.

Elsewhere in Belarusian Premier League

Rukh Brest 1-0 FC Minsk

Vitebsk 1-0 Dinamo Brest

BATE Boristov 0-0 Torpedo

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