FC 'Astana' win Premier League for the fifth time in a row
The team have won Kazakh Premier League ahead of schedule.
The capital city's football club 'Astana' won the 2018 season of Kazakh Premier League, BNews.kz reports referring to Sports.kz.
This happened after Almaty-based 'Kairat', which took the second place, lost in the 31st round home match to Pavlodar's football club 'Irtysh' - 0:1.
As a result, FC 'Astana' is out of reach for other teams and has sewn up a win in Kazakh Premier League irrespective of the results of the remaining matches in this season.
This win is a fifth subsequent win for FC 'Astana'.
FC 'Astana' will hold its next match with Kostanay's FC 'Tobol'.
In the final two rounds on November 3 and 11, FC 'Astana' will meet with Almaty's 'Kairat' and Pavlodar's 'Irtysh'. On October 31, 23rd-round matches of Kazakh Premier League between 'Kyzyl-Zhar SK' - 'Kairat' and 'Shakhter' - 'Astana' will take place.