Prishtina 01 is deeply defeated by Kairati
Prishtina 01 started the phase of the 16 best European teams in the Champions League with a deep defeat. The one-time champion and two-time winner of the Kosovo Futsal Cup lost on Wednesday night at the "Sports Palace" in Pristina from Kairat Almaty of Kazakhstan, with the result 11:2. The match was against Group B of the "Elite Round" stage and took place at the "Sport Palace" in Pristina, which is also the host of the group. The match, in which there was a considerable number of fans of indoor football, started better for Pristina 01. Alex Viana scored an own goal in the fifth minute.
However, the people of Pristina no longer had the strength to save the result or deepen the lead. They scored quick goals and the first half ended with the score 7:1. At the start of the second half, Prishtina 01 scored another goal with Drilon Maxharrajn. And this was all that the football players of the blue and white team showed." The team from Kazakhstan scored four more goals to end the match with the result 11:2. Eight different footballers scored in this match for the team from Kazakhstan. Pedro Santos, Diego Favero and Diego Da Silva contributed to the deep victory with two goals each, while Neves De Lima, Edson, Douglas Junior, Alex Viana and Caio Ruiz scored one goal each. Kairat Almaty is the superpower in European futsal. It has won the Champions League twice in the past, in the 2012/13 and 2014/15 editions. Prishtina 01 will play against Dobovec of Slovenia on Thursday from 20:00. Kairat Almaty from 17:00, faces the Portuguese Benfica. These teams meet for the seventh time in this competition. Prishtina 01 is a debutant in the Champions League, but has achieved great success by becoming only the second team from Kosovo to advance to the 16th stage of Europe's best teams. The winner of the group moves on to the semi-finals of the tournament.