Kryvbas defeated Dnipro-1 in the opening match of the 12th round of the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL). The match in Kryvyi Rih ended with a score of 3:0.

The home team secured a comfortable handicap in the first half. In the 11th minute, Oleh Kozhushko opened the scoring, and in the 41st minute, Denys Kuzyk doubled the advantage of the Kryvyi Rih club.

After the break, Yuriy Vernydub's wards brought the matter to a rout. In the 51st minute, Kozhushko scored a brace after a pass from Kuzyk, who scored a goal and two assists in this match.

After this victory, Kryvbas (26 points) strengthened its leadership in the UPL - Kryvyi Rih are 4 points ahead of Polissia, which will play against Zorya today. Shakhtar are in third position (21 points + 2 appearances in reserve).

Dnipro-1 ended a series of 5 victories in a row in the UPL. Yuriy Maksymov's team is in fourth place with 21 points and one game in hand.

In the next round, Kryvbas will meet Polissya on the road, and Dnipro-1 will host Alexandria. Both matches will take place on November 6.

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