Vorskla – Arsenal match transferred to Kiev European League 2018


The match Ukraine Vorskla and London Arsenal, in the 5th round of the European League, was for security reasons transferred from Poltava to Kiev.

UEFA made a decision for security reasons, after that The Ukrainian parliament chose to introduce war laws in the most vulnerable areas, after the incident that happened last weekend.

The Russian Coast Guard seized three Ukrainian Navy ships – two smaller ships and one captain – and arrested the crew on Sunday in the Kerkyard Strait. The incident took place on the Black Sea while Ukrainian ships tried to pass the Kerky Sea to reach the Azov Sea.

UEFA said it would continue to monitor the security situation in Ukraine, before deciding on potential changes in the place where other matches will be played. That includes here Shakhtar – Lyon Champions League match, scheduled for December 12 in Kharkov.

Vorskla and Arsenal will meet on Thursday at 18.55.


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