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Dates set for Krasnodar UCL clash

Dates set for Krasnodar UCL clash

The dates have been confirmed for the UEFA Champions League playoff clash between Olympiacos and FC Krasnodar.

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On August 21, Olympiacos will host the first leg against Krasnodar at the Karaiskakis Stadium, before the Greeks travel to Russia for the return on August 27. The start time for both matches is 22:00 (local time).

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In the third qualifying round, Olympiacos defeated Basaksehir 3:0 on aggregate, with Giorgos Masouras, Ruben Semedo and Mathieu Valbuena scoring the three goals across the two legs. Olympiacos had previously beaten Viktoria Plzen (4:0) in the second phase of qualification.

This will be the first time in the competition when Olympiacos play the decisive second leg on the road.

Krasnodar pulled off a surprise comeback to defeat FC Porto 3:2 in Portugal and progress on the away goals rule. The Russians are making their Champions League debut.

 

by Shaun Nicolaides

Image Source: to10.gr

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