Ukraine's football teams undergo another test in the qualification stage of UEFA Europa League. As of 21.45 Kyiv time, one of the games (FC Bordeaux - Mariupol FC) is over; in the other game, Zorya Luhansk crossed swords with Braga SC.
Mariupol already lost its game with Bordeaux (1-3), as the French showed their superiority over the home team.
As of 21.45 Kyiv time, there was a 0-0 draw in the fixture among Zorya and Braga; actually, the draw remained, only the final score was 1-1.
FC Zorya Luhansk took the fourth place in Ukrainian Premier League last year. This time they will fight for the group stage of the tournament through the match with Portuguese Braga. The first match will be played at home on August 9, the return match on August 16.
SC Braga is coming from Braga city in Portugal. In the previous season, they lost to Sporting only three points in the fight for the bronze. Zarya will become the third Ukrainian team to play with Baraga in Europea competition. Earlier, the Portuguese played with Shakhtar and Dynamo Kyiv without particular success.