Russian Lokomotiv defeated Cyprus» Apollo «in the second leg of the play-off round of qualifying football League of Europe and was unable to get into the group the net competitions. The meeting, which was held in the capital of Russia, ended with the score 1: 4.
Goals of the winners on account of Jan Rezek (20th minute), Fotis of papules (51), Rogerio of turama (78), Hugo Lopez (84). For Lokomotiv distinguished Roman Pavlyuchenko (85).
The head coach of Lokomotiv Leonel Kucuk before the meeting could not count of three players — Vitaly Denisov, Jan Tigorev (both disqualification and Renata Yanbaev (injury). In the end, place a left defender took 18-year-old Alexander Serashow. For a pupil of railwaymen this Meeting was the debut for the main squad of the club and European competitions. In the reference area a couple Dmitry Tarasov was rated Central defensive Player Nemanja pejcinovic. Back on the field, the goalkeeper Guilherme and midfielder Manuel Fernandes, who got the rest on Sunday in game 5-th round of the championship of Russia Krasnodar» Kuban «(1: 2).
«Locomotive «for the third time in history participated in the play-off round of qualifications for the Europa League. Moreover, in the previous two times — in the seasons 2010/11 and 2011/12 the team well on the road had made only a draw 1: 1. But if in the first case, the railroad was never able to get into the group stage, played with the Swiss» Lausanne «and at home with the score 1: 1 and losing in a penalty shootout (3: 4), for the subsequent season tournament teams have been much more successful.» Lokomotiv beat house of the Slovak Spartak Trnava) with the score 2: 0, broke out of the group stage in the Quartet with the Greek AEK, Austrian by Storm and Belgian Anderlecht, and in the 1/16 finals by only a goal down at home, could not pass the Spanish athletic» (2: 1, 0: 1).
Just in the qualification matches of the second largest European club tournament «locomotive» has 8 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats with goal difference 30-13. Overcame a two-confrontation railway in 4 cases out of seven.
«Locomotive» for the fifth time in history was defeated in the 2nd largest European club tournament with 3 goals difference, besides the last such incident occurred in the season 1999/00, when the team lost at home to English «Leeds» with the score 0: 3
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