Ghanaian full back Najeeb Yakubu made his eighth league start this season for FC Vorkla Poltava as they tasted their second defeat of the season – losing by two goals to nil away to FC Dynamo Kyiv on Saturday in Game Week – 11 of the Ukrainian Premier League.
Yakubu, a full back cum centre-half, whose strength is embedded in his rich passing accuracy and technical ability slotted in perfectly at left wing back again in FC Vorkla Poltava’s 4-4-1-1 formation.
Yakubu, who has the energy to charge up and down on the left flank, lasted the entire duration of the match as his side fell to a two nil defeat to the Ukrainian giants.
The game was his eighth start and tenth appearances in the league this season for FC Vorkla Poltava.
With this defeat FC Vorkla Poltava have failed to close the point gap with League Leaders FC Dynamo Kyiv, opening a seven-point gap at the summit of the league table.
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