UEFA

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

Legia were the last Polish team left in Europe before getting knocked out by Sheriff /
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.

__________________________

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

For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: facebook.com/psnfutbol

View Comments (1)

1 Comment

  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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

UEFA

More in UEFA

UEL: Legia Knocked Out by Last Minute Rangers Goal

PSN StaffAugust 29, 2019

UEL: Rangers Held Down to 0:0 Draw in Warsaw

PSN StaffAugust 22, 2019

UEL: Legia Through After Double in Greece

PSN StaffAugust 14, 2019

UEL: Legia Continue Goalless Streak in Europe

PSN StaffAugust 8, 2019

UEL: Legia Avoid Polish Crumble in Europe

PSN StaffAugust 1, 2019

UEL: Polish Sides End First Leg with Victories

PSN StaffJuly 25, 2019

UEL: Cracovia Drop Out, Legia Continue to Second Round

PSN StaffJuly 18, 2019

UCL: BATE End Piast’s Champions League Dream

PSN StaffJuly 17, 2019

UEL: Legia and Cracovia Draw Away Trips

PSN StaffJuly 11, 2019