Ararat battle back to win Armenian Cup
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Ararat Yerevan battled back from a goal down to win the Armenian Cup with a 2-1 defeat of city rivals Banants in the final here on Friday.

Banants' Bulgarian striker Marko Markov opened the scoring in the 37th minute but Ararat full-back Vaagn Minasyan quickly levelled the score.

Brazilian forward Marcos Iselli was the hero for Ararat, scoring the winning goal to enable his team to lift a fifth national cup.