Kento Hashimoto scored on the 24th minute, Roman Eremenko and Danil Glebov scored in added time to the second half. Rostov players Alexander Gapechkin and Artur Sokhiev made an assist in their debut games in the RPL. On the 41st minute, the Rostovites goalkeeper Sergei Pesyakov beat off a penalty kick, which was taken by Georgy Melkadze. In the 78th minute, Akhmat’s midfielder Anton Shvets was sent off for the second yellow card.
Head coach Valery Karpin and midfielder Matthias Normann missed the meeting at Rostov. In the last round match against Sochi (2: 4), they received red cards: Norman received a second warning in the 64th minute, and Karpin was sent off after playing for arguments with the chief referee.
“Rostov” with 20 points in 11 matches is the fifth in the RPL table, “Akhmat” with 14 points is on the 10th line.
In the next round, Rostov will host Khimki near Moscow on October 25, Akhmat will play at home with Ufa on the same day. On October 21, Akhmat will meet on the road with Shinnik Yaroslavl in the match of the third round of the Betcity group stage – the Russian Cup.