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“Krasnodar” will play with Porto in the Champions League qualification

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In the headquarters of UEFA in Nyon held the draw for the third qualifying round of the Champions League. Against “Krasnodar” went to the Portuguese “Port”. "Краснодар" сыграет с "Порту" в квалификации Лиги чемпионов

The Players Of “Krasnodar”. Photo: Alexander Stupnikov/RIA Novosti

“Krasnodar” was among asiany teams, and he got the most difficult opponent among the seeded – Porto. The first meeting will take place on 6 or 7 August in Krasnodar, the second leg – on August 13 at the Port.

Last season he was second in the championship of Portugal, giving Lisbon Benfica just two points. In the offseason the club, which is 28-fold champion of the country, acquired from the Moscow “Spartak” striker ze Luis.

“Port” is a permanent participant of the group stage of the Champions League. In 2004, “dragons”, which was made by the Russian Dmitri Alenichev became winners of the tournament. The Portuguese club also won the European Champions Cup (1987, the tournament is the predecessor of Champions League), UEFA Cup (2003), the Europa League (2011) and the UEFA super Cup (1987).

Last season Porto have been drawn in the same group with the Moscow “Locomotive”. Both matches against the team of Yuri Semin, the Portuguese club won – 3:1 and 4:1.

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