Dieumerci Mbokani’s brace powers Dynamo Kiev past Zirka

The 31-year-old netted twice in the first half as Alyaksandr Khatskevich’s side brushed aside Roman Monaryov’s men at the Zirka Stadium

Dieumerci Mbokani’s first-half brace powered Dynamo Kiev to a 2-0 win over Zirka in Saturday’s Ukrainian Premier League encounter.

The DR Congo international put the visitors ahead in the 23rd minute.

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And just eight minutes later, the former Monaco forward completed his double to give his side a two-goal advantage heading into the halftime interval.

Mbokani who played the entire duration of the tie scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season in 13 appearances in the Ukrainian top-flight.

Despite this win, Dynamo Kiev remain second on the Ukrainian topflight log, four points behind leaders Shaktar Donetsk.

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