Suara.com – The party of life and death on the final matchday of Group C of the 2021 Menpora Cup between Persela Lamongan vs Persik Kediri was fierce at Si Jalak Harupat Stadium, Bandung, Wednesday (7/4/2021) afternoon WIB.
Both need a victory to qualify for the last eight of the Menpora Cup, the match was exciting with incidents occurring in the first half.
Until half-time, Persela Lamongan temporarily won 2-1 after previously falling behind.
In the 13th minute, Yusuf Fuad Burhani’s brilliant individual action gave Persik Kediri a 1-0 lead. Weaving into the penalty box, Yusuf’s right foot shot tore Persela’s net.
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However, Peach’s advantage lasted only three minutes. Persela received a penalty after the aging defender Persik, OK John, committed a ridiculous foul on Akbar in the box 16.
Not only pointing to the white point, the referee also gave OK John a second yellow card for the violation.
Melvyn, who became the executioner, successfully carried out his duties by sending the ball to the top right corner of the Persik Kediri goal.
Superior number of players, Persela stepped on the gas again to add goals. In the 25th minute, Melvyn made another goal and brought Persela back ahead.
Right-back Birrul Walidain’s efforts helped the attack bear fruit. He succeeded in releasing a mature cross which was met with a hard header by Melvyn. Dikri Yusron was helpless to prevent the ball from entering the net.
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The two teams bought and sold attacks in the remaining time of the first half, but the score was 2-1 for Persela’s advantage.
The composition of Players: