The players of Dynamo And Shakhtar were not included in the symbolic team of the Europa League
The European football Union (UEFA) on its official website published the ‘ team of the week for the first matches 1/16 finals of the tournament.
Among the eleven best players was no place for the players of Dynamo and Shakhtar, who are starting their matches in the playoffs of the Europa League against Olympiacos and Eintracht Frankfurt respectively made up with an identical score 2:2.
The largest representation in the symbolic team of the Europa League for the first matches of the 1/16 finals, Chelsea have English and Spanish Betis – two players.
Team of the week in the Europa League as follows:
Goalkeeper: Danny Vukovic (Genk)
Defence: Vladimir A. A. Wasserman (Slavia), Christian Luyindula (Galatasaray), Luděk Pernica (Victoria), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Alfonso Pedraza (Villarreal), Giovanni Lo Celso (Betis), Ross Barkley (Chelsea), Diego Laínez (Betis)
Forwards: Jose Callejon (Napoli), Ruben Sobrino (Valencia)
We will remind that on February 14 Dynamo played their first match after the winter break, starting in the playoffs of the Europa League. In the first match of 1/16 finals of the Europa League Kiev club played away against the Greek Olympiacos.
During the meeting Dynamo had to come from behind twice, but in the end the team of Aleksandr Khatskevich at the last minute snatched a draw 2:2, which gives the team an excellent chance of reaching the quarter-finals.
Shakhtar in the first match of 1/16 finals of LII Europe played a draw 2:2 against German Eintracht Frankfurt. The match began with a shock for the Ukrainian team, after a corner by the visitors ‘ defender Hinteregger struck his head in the hands of Pyatov, who made a mistake and fired the ball into the goal.
But in the very next attack the miner has created a moment in which earned a penalty, Marlos with points are not missed and equalized. After that, the referee showed a second yellow card for Stepanenko, Shakhtar were in the minority already on the tenth minute.
The second half began with the attacks of the Germans and in the end they still scored, but the Ukrainians have not showered and equalized by the efforts of Tyson.
Earlier, UEFA has changed the start time in the Champions League this season.
As reported Politeka, the European football Union will also create a new tournament for European clubs. Its launch is to be held in season 2021/22.
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