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FC Sheriff Tiraspol took important step towards qualifying for eighth round of Europa League

11:04 | 18.02.2022 Category: Sport

Chisinau, 18 Feb. / MOLDPRES /- FC Sheriff Tiraspol defeated, last night, 2-0, the Portuguese team SC Braga, in the round of the round of 16 of the Europa League.

The champion of the Republic of Moldova in football, FC Sheriff Tiraspol, won 2-0, at the stadium in Tiraspol, in front of the team SC Braga, the holder of the Portuguese Cup. Victoria brings advantage to the Moldovan team for qualifying for the round of 16 of the Europa League.

Luxembourg's Sebastien Thill opened the scoring at the end of the first half from the penalty spot, dictated for a handball committed by a Portuguese player. The penalty kick was awarded after the referee had consulted the VAR system.

The second goal was scored in the 83rd minute by Mali player Adama Traore, who took advantage of the slip of a Portuguese footballer and escaped alone with the guest goalkeeper, whom he defeated from a well-placed shot from 20 meters. .

The return match will be played on February 24, in Braga. The winning team will qualify for the round of 16 of the Europa League.


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