Anton Zabolotnyi: Artur Lebedev / RIA Novosti
The Russian striker “Sochi” Anton Zabolotny responded to criticism from fans and experts, which fell on the club after a crushing victory over the “Rostov”, forced to field a team with players born in 2003. The statement is available in the Instagram account of a football player.
29-year-old forward admitted that he is not going to make excuses for participating in such a match. He stressed that the players do not have the right to refuse access to the game and act according to the contracts. “We’re just doing our job, like all,” wrote Zabolotny. In addition, the striker thanked the competitors and wished the young players of “Rostov” good luck in your career.
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in the leadership team of”Rostov” has sent the main structure on the quarantine. The club asked for “Sochi” on the postponement of the meeting but they refused. For the match Rostov urgently signed contracts with players born in 2003 from the structure of the club. Social networks and the press of young players called “students”. The meeting ended in a crushing defeat of “Rostov” with the score 1:10.
Zabolotny scored two goals in the match. One of them scored a blow through.
Video, photo All from Russia.