– The Russian football club “Ufa” has achieved victory over the “Progress” (Luxembourg) in the first match of the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.
The meeting, held in the capital of Bashkortostan on Thursday, ended with the score 2:1 in favor of the hosts. The goals of the whole held Sylvester Igboun (38-I minute) and Ivan Oblakov (64). In the “Progress” distinguished Alexander Karapetyan (80).
The return match will take place next week on the “Progress”.
In the opening round of the play-offs for the “Ufa” will play the winner of Rangers FC (Scotland) – Maribor (Slovenia).
Ufa of the beginning of the match in the Europa League from the second qualifying round, where the two defeated the Slovenian team, “domžale”.
At the end of season-2017/18 “Ufa” was not included in European zone, taking the sixth place in the standings. But it soon became known that the newly-born winner of the Cup of Russia “Tosno” (Leningrad region) has ceased to exist, and in League of Europe it was replaced by the “Ufa”.
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