Midfielder “Krasnodar” Yuri Gazinskaya commented on the results of the draw 1/16 finals of the Europa League.
On December 17 in Nyon, Switzerland hosted the draw for the first stage of the playoffs of the Europa League, determined rivals FC Krasnodar Leverkusen, eleventh today, the team of the German Bundesliga.
14 Feb “Krasnodar” and “Bayer” will play at the Russian club, a week later will host the second leg in Germany.
“…“Perhaps “Bayer” – not the strongest opponent of those that we could get. But certainly not the weakest. And anyway, at this stage, weak in principle can not be, especially as the Russian teams are always difficult to play German, and “Krasnodar” not convinced at this time in my own experience”, – transfers words Gazinskaya club’s press service.…”
In the group stage of the Europa League Bayer played in the Quartet And “Zurich”, AEK Larnaca and Ludogorets typing in the company 13 points out of 18 and finishing first. “Krasnodar” took the second place in group J, scoring the same number of points (12) against Sevilla ahead of the “standard” and “Chearper”.