Fenerbahçe SK - FK Krasnodar

Rematch first round of the knockout stages of the Champions League begin unconventionally on Wednesday on the program are three duels. One of them will fight Turkey's Fenerbahce with Russian Krasnodar and just in this match is expected to pass the biggest drama of the sixteen best. Home favorite one-goal deficit to catch up on Russian soil, in Krasnodar failed to score, and now he and Istanbul will be very hard work.

Domestic selection has lately very best form of the five previous encounters won only once. In the league it currently belongs to fourth place with thirty-seven points to lead Besiktas has lost ten points. Rehearsal for the duel against Russian opponents he too came out with Kasimpasa broke up amicably after a goalless result. Win could not even in the previous round, when ground Bursaspor acquired point 1: the first

The only goal the first match in Krasnodar already after less than four minutes took care of Victor Claesson and Fenerbahce coach Dick Advocaat hopes that similar entry will now have his charges. "Krasnodar certainly not over the entire course only defend, but on the other hand, may not push anywhere and will wait for our response. We know that early goal scored could affect a lot of his tactics, but it will not be a simple task."

The away team is still waiting for a first league start this year, that he waits until the beginning of March against the head of Spartak Moscow. "Nerozehranost definitely know not, while our opponent played from the start aggressively, and his determination was huge. We ourselves were surprised by his excellent defensive game, which we need to find a recipe. It will be a tough match, but the advance is impossible," he added devětašedesátiletý Dutch native.

Krasnodar, in addition to challenging routes measuring over 900 kilometers and will have to grapple with hot Turkish soil, which are not easily wins. SK in the past nine home encounters on the European scene did not lose even once, has a balance of eight wins and one draw. "We're only halfway through and despite the win, we can not fit into the role of favorite. It will be of hard moments, and we once again have to play a hundred percent," he said shortly FC coach Igor Salimova.