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UEL: Legia Eliminated from Europe by Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol

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UEL: Legia Eliminated from Europe by Moldova’s Sheriff Tiraspol

TIRASPOL, Moldova. August 24 (PSN) – Legia Warsaw took part of the second leg of the fourth round of UEFA Europa League qualifiers on Thursday and drew 0:0 thus effectively knocking them out of Europe.

Final score: Sheriff – Legia 0:0

After drawing 1:1 with Sheriff Tiraspol in the first leg at home, Legia Warsaw had to no choice but to win at all costs in Moldova in order to advance to the UEFA Europa League group stage. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen with neither Legia nor Sheriff scoring.

Legia once again played very passively and provided little to no attacking threat against the Moldovian side. A red card 38 minutes into the game didn’t help as well, with the Legion weakened after centre back Michal Pazdan picked up two yellow cards.

With the game in Tiraspol ending as a goalless draw, it was Sheriff who advances onto the group stage due to their lone away goal in Warsaw. While Legia, who was the last remaining Polish club in Europe, will have to travel back home and reassess their situation.

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Sheriff Tiraspol – Legia Warsaw 0:0

Yellow carded: Balima, Cristiano, Jairo – Nagy, Pazdan, Dąbrowski, Kucharczyk
Red carded: Michał Pazdan (38)
Referee: Ivan Bebek (Croatia) Attendance: 7500

Sheriff: 1. Zvonimir Mikulić – 55. Mateo Sušić, 90. Veaceslav Posmac, 35. Ante Kulušić, 15. Cristiano – 20. Cyrille Bayala, 30. Josip Brezovec (65, 14. Wilfried Balima), 18. Gheorghe Anton, 8. Jeremy de Nooijer, 11. Zlatko Tripić (77, 6. Victor Oliveira) – 39. Ziguy Badibanga (60, 10. Jairo)

Legia: 1. Arkadiusz Malarz – 55. Artur Jędrzejczyk, 5. Maciej Dąbrowski, 2. Michał Pazdan, 14. Adam Hloušek – 18. Michał Kucharczyk (84, 53. Sebastian Szymański), 3. Tomasz Jodłowiec (76, 99. Armando Sadiku), 75. Thibault Moulin, 31. Krzysztof Mączyński, 21. Dominik Nagy (65, 7. Hildeberto Pereira) – 22. Kasper Hämäläinen

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  1. Mike S

    August 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    DOes it get any lower, really Legia the pride of the Ektraklasa lost to a team, that I play up the park every Saturday with beer belies.

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