Minerva’s stunning win over Uoma
Minerva has become the first team to win three games in a row in their new home stadium and are on a remarkable run after the summer break.
The new Minerva Stadium opened on Friday night, and the club have now won five matches in a span of just over two weeks.
It all started with a 2-0 win over the Stromsgodset.
The home side went down to 10 men early on and were forced to settle for a penalty after goalkeeper Svetlana Shuluk scored the only goal of the game.
It was an excellent effort from the goalkeeper and the penalty gave Minerva the lead.
Uoma started the second half in better shape and began to dominate possession and control the game, but the hosts were unable to take the lead and the result.
Mara Umsi and Anna Domingues also scored for Minerva, while Nino Noguera also scored the winner.
The win kept Minerva unbeaten in all competitions this season.
The result lifts Minerva to second in the table, six points clear of Stromboli, who remain third.
Uoma’s next game is against Strombolten on Saturday.