10-year wait comes to an end
AEK will kick off in Champions League qualifying for the first time in 10-years when they host CSKA Moscow in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round.
AEK will have a difficult task against a more experienced CSKA Moscow side when they host the Russians at the OAKA Olympic stadium on Tuesday for their first of two legs in the UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round. The Enosis will hope for a good result, without conceding an away goal, that will keep them well in the hunt before they travel to Russia in one week’s time for the return leg.
Manolo Jimenez has decided on the starting XI which will include Anestis (GK), Bakakis (RB), Lopes (LB), Chriginsky (CB), Vranjes (CB), Simoes (DMF), Johansson (DMF), Mantalos (AMF), Lazaros (RW), Klonaridis (LW), and Livaja as the lone striker.
A great atmosphere is expected at the OAKA stadium where there will be over 35,000 AEK fans to support there team. Kickoff is set for 1:30 PM (EST) and 8:30 PM local Greek time. The game can be watched live from AGONAsport.com. Details here.