Malynovskyi was allowed to play in the Italian championship for only 8 minutes. Video
Genoa's Ukrainian midfielder Ruslan Malynovskyi played in the away match of the 5th round of the Italian championship against Lecce for only 8 minutes. The 30-year-old leader of the Ukrainian national football team came on as a substitute in the 89th minute.
Ruslan received a score of 6.7 from Sofascore, an authoritative statistical portal. It is an average score in this game.
Malynovskyi managed to make 6 interactions, inaccurately completing one cross and giving two passes, only one of which was accurate. The Ukrainian was also able to shoot towards the goal, dribble once and make 3 tackles.
The match ended with a minimal defeat for Genoa.
Genoa head coach Alberto Gilardino, commenting on the result of the game and the Ukrainian's actions, admitted that he was only introducing Malynovskyi to the squad and "looking for the right position in the team balance."
Malynovskyi joined Genoa on August 19. The midfielder will continue his career in Italy on a loan.
Last season, the Ukrainian played 23 matches for Marseille in all competitions, scoring two goals. One of them hit PSG champion's goal.