UEL: Legia Warsaw Earn Small Glimmer of Hope

Ondrej Duda of Legia Warsaw challenges for the ball in UEFA Europa League action against FC Midtjylland / Damian Kujawa
UEL: Legia Warsaw Earn Small Glimmer of Hope

WARSAW, Poland. November 26 (PSN) – Both Legia Warsaw and Lech Poznan took part in the UEFA Europa League group stage match day on Thursday.

Lech Poznan drew 0:0 to Belenenses while Legia have earned a small glimmer of hope for advancement with an 1:0 upset over Midtjylland.

In their penultimate match of the group stage of the UEFA Europa League Legia Warsaw took a shocking 1:0 (1:0) win at home against FC Midtjylland. Aleksandar Prijovic scored the winning goal for the hosts in the 35th minute. Despite almost a complete disaster of a campaign, Stanislav Cherchesov’s side managed to temporarily extend their lifeline in the competition. Their final test remains to defeat Napoli.

Legia Warsaw – FC Midtjylland 1:0 (1:0)
Goal: Prijović 35′

Yellow carded: Duda, Żyro – Rømer, Sparv, Poulsen
Referee: Andre Marriner (England) Attendance: 9568

Legia: 1. Arkadiusz Malarz – 19. Bartosz Bereszyński, 4. Igor Lewczuk, 3. Tomasz Jodłowiec, 28. Łukasz Broź – 18. Michał Kucharczyk, 8. Ondrej Duda, 23. Stojan Vranješ, 99. Aleksandar Prijović (63, 6. Guilherme), 20. Ivan Tričkovski (82, 33. Michał Żyro) – 11. Nemanja Nikolić (90, 9. Marek Saganowski)

Midtjylland: 31. Mikkel Andersen – 28. André Rømer, 2. Kian Hansen, 4. Erik Sviatchenko, 70. Filip Novák – 77. Daniel Royer, 3. Tim Sparv, 7. Jakob Poulsen, 17. Kristoffer Olsson (69, 10. Martin Pušić), 27. Pione Sisto (46, 45. Awer Mabil) – 9. Morten Rasmussen (36, 33. Paul Onuachu)


Lech Poznan drew 0:0 with Portuguese team Belenenses in the 5th round of the UEFA Europe League group stage. Belenenses in the first half were unable to take the lead after Tiago Silva failed to convert from the penalty spot. The Kolejorz now rank third in the table with five points and still have a chance of qualifying.

CF Os Belenenses – Lech Poznań 0:0

Yellow carded: Ricardo Dias, Dálcio Gomes – Dudka, Linetty
Referee: Arnold Hunter (Northern Ireland)

Belenenses: 24. Hugo Ventura – 19. André Geraldes, 4. Tonel, 28. Gonçalo Brandão, 20. Filipe Ferreira – 17. Fábio Sturgeon (79, 14. Dálcio Gomes), 18. Ricardo Dias, 6. Rúben Pinto, 10. Tiago Silva (67, 22. Carlos Martins), 12. Kuca – 9. Tiago Caeiro (76, 99. Luís Leal)

Lech: 1. Jasmin Burić – 4. Tomasz Kędziora, 15. Dariusz Dudka, 5. Tamás Kádár, 3. Barry Douglas – 11. Gergő Lovrencsics, 6. Łukasz Trałka (46, 55. Abdul Aziz Tetteh), 7. Karol Linetty, 14. Maciej Gajos, 28. Dariusz Formella (65, 8. Szymon Pawłowski) – 18. Denis Thomalla (74, 19. Kasper Hämäläinen)

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