Win keeps Pakhtakor in title race
Farhod Tadjiev's early goal kept Pakhtakor's Oliy Liga title hopes alive with a 1-0 win over Mash'al on Monday.
Tadjiev struck after 12 minutes to settle the contest and Pakhtakor now trail Bunyodkor by 11 points but have a game in hand over their Tashkent rivals.
Elsewhere, Abdulaziz Sultanov's double sealed a 3-0 win for Navbakhor Namangan at Olmaliq. Sultanov scored in the 40th and 66th minutes before Aziz Abdullaev added some late gloss three minutes from the end.