At the end of the first half, the Lions had already defeated the Kazakh team 5-1
Sporting qualified for the elite round of the UEFA Futsal Champions League, today, Thursday, by defeating the Kazakh team Ayat 6-1, in the second round of the first group of the first round of the competition.
After a 2-2 draw with Ukrainian Heat Kiev in the first round, on Wednesday, the Lions clearly imposed themselves in the second match in Omiš, Croatia, where the group matches are held, and in the first half they were already achieving victory. By 5-1.
Zeke Tee and Joao Matos, in the 10th minute, Tainan in the 12th and 19th minutes, and Merlin in the 16th minute, scored the goals of the European runner-up in the first half, in which Valeuline reduced in favor of Ayat, in the 13th minute. With a back heel.
In the second half, Tainan scored the third goal of the match, in the 22nd minute, to secure the victory that allowed the Nuno Dias-coached team to secure their place in the next round, although there was still one match remaining.
In a stage in which the top three are ranked in each group, Sporting, which in the last seven seasons reached the final of the competition six times and won it in 2019 and 2021, has four points, while Ayat occupies fourth and last place, without any points in two matches, so they can no longer even Match the green and white teams.
Today, the hosts of MNK Olesum, with three points, and Heat Kiev, with one point, will play the second round match, and if the Ukrainians win, Ayat will be automatically excluded from the next stage.
The third and final round matches are scheduled to take place on Saturday, with Sporting facing MNK Ulisom and Heat Kiev facing Ayat.
The top three teams from each of the four main groups in Round A will qualify for the Elite Round, accompanied by the four main group winners in Round B.
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