Yesterday, on April 26 ended the fifth round of the Championship of Turkmenistan.
The fifth round kicked off April 25 in Ashgabat with a match between Kopetdag and Akhal. The only goal scored by Akhal player Elman Tagaev from the penalty spot in the 35th minute decided the outcome of the meeting. It should be noted that the 30-year-old midfielder is currently leading the scoring race with five goals.
In another Saturday meeting, the Mari "Energetik" hosted the capital "Altyn Asyr" at the stadium with the same name. Taking the lead in the 69th minute through the efforts of Altymurad Annadurdyev, the "communicators" were one minute short of taking away three points. Thanks to an auto goal by Rovshengeldy Halmamedov, on 90+5 minutes, "Energetik" restored the balance in the account - 1 : 1.
The next day, Sunday, there were two more fights.
Ashgabat defeated Balkanabat's Nebitchi 5-2 at the Nusay stadium, and visiting Merv in Mary lost to Turkmenbashi's Shagadam with a minimal score.
According to the results of the fifth round, "Akhal" with 12 points under the leadership of Hodjaahmet Arazov continues to lead the standings of the Championship of Turkmenistan, while having a game in reserve against "Altyn Asyr", which will be held on April 30. Second place went to Ashgabat, scoring 10 points. The top three is Kopetdag (8 points).
The matches of the sixth round will be held on May 6.