2015 Kazakhstan Cup Final

The 2015 Kazakhstan Cup Final was the 24th final of the Kazakhstan Cup. The match was contested by Kairat and Astana at Astana Arena in Astana. The match was played on 21 November 2015 and was the final match of the competition.

2015 Kazakhstan Cup Final
2015 Kazakhstan Cup Final proɡramme.jpg
The match programme cover
Event2015 Kazakhstan Cup
Date21 November 2015
VenueAstana Arena, Astana
RefereeCüneyt Çakir (Turkey)
Attendance10,500
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BackgroundEdit

Kairat were playing a record ninth Kazakhstan Cup final. They had previously won 6, most recently last season's final against Aktobe. Their most recent defeat in the final was in 2005, losing 2–1 to Zhenis.

It was Astana's third final. They had won both previous finals, most recently in 2012 with a 2–0 win over Irtysh.

Kairat and Astana had played twice during the league season. In the first game, on April 19, 2015 Astana won 4–3 at Astana Arena. Georgy Zhukov, Nemanja Maksimovic, Bauyrzhan Dzholchiyev and Tanat Nusserbayev scored for Astana, and Gerard Gohou scored twice and Bauyrzhan Islamkhan scored once for Kairat. On June 28, 2015, Kairat won a victory 2–0 with goals from Isael and Bauyrzhan Islamkhan's penalty.

Route to the FinalEdit

KairatEdit

Round Opposition Score
SR Irtysh (H) 0–0 (4–1 p)
QF Taraz (H) 4–1
SF Tobol 1–5 (0–3 (A) / 1–2 (H))
Key: (h) = Home venue; (a) = Away venue; (n) = Neutral venue.

AstanaEdit

Round Opposition Score
SR Ekibastuz (A) 2–3
QF Kaisar (A) (after extra time) 1–2
SF Aktobe 1–3 (0–2 (A) / 1–1 (H))
Key: (h) = Home venue; (a) = Away venue; (n) = Neutral venue.

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Kairat2–1Astana
Despotovic   48', 70' Report Twumasi   28'
Astana Arena, Astana
Attendance: 10,500
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kairat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Astana
GK 1   Vladimir Plotnikov
DF 2   Timur Rudoselskiy   83'
DF 3   Zaurbek Pliyev
DF 4   Bruno Soares
DF 6   Zarko Markovic   64'
MF 8   Mikhail Bakayev
MF 9   Bauyrzhan Islamkhan (c)
MF 15   Sito Riera
MF 20   Islambek Kuat   89'
MF 44   Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
FW 28   Dorde Despotovic   44'   90+3'
Substitutes:
GK 16   Serhiy Tkachuk
DF 5   Mark Gurman   89'
DF 13   Ermek Kuantayev
MF 10   Isael da Silva Barbosa
MF 17   Aslan Darabayev
MF 24   Rifat Nurmugamet   83'
FW 11   Gerard Gohou   90+3'
Manager:
  Vladimir Weiss
GK 1   Nenad Eric
DF 15   Abzal Beisebekov   76'
DF 44   Yevgeny Postnikov
DF 5   Marin Anicic
DF 77   Dmitri Shomko   15'
MF 11   Serikzhan Muzhikov
MF 19   Georgy Zhukov
MF 6   Nemanja Maksimovic
FW 22   Bauyrzhan Dzholchiyev   76'
FW 17   Tanat Nusserbayev (c)   86'
FW 18   Patrick Twumasi
Substitutes:
GK 85   Vladimir Loginovsky
DF 28   Birzhan Kulbekov
DF 33   Branko Ilic   68'
MF 10   Foxi Kethevoama   76'
NF 24   Denys Dedechko
FW 9   Aleksey Shchotkin   86'
FW 89   Junior Kabananga   76'
Manager:
  Stanimir Stoilov

Man of the match

Match officials

Match rules

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

StatisticsEdit

Statistic Kairat Astana
Goals scored 2 1
Possession 49% 51%
Shots on target 6 4
Shots off target 11 7
Corner kicks 6 2
Fouls 15 14
Offsides 3 0
Yellow cards 2 1
Red cards 0 0

ReferencesEdit