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UEFA Europa League: PFC Ludogorets 1945 - Bayer 04 Leverkusen Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2018/19 SeasonMatch press kits

PFC Ludogorets 1945PFC Ludogorets 1945Ludogorets Arena - RazgradThursday 20 September 2018
21.00CET (22.00 local time)
Group A - Matchday 1
Bayer 04 LeverkusenBayer 04 Leverkusen
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

PFC Ludogorets 1945 - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
07/12/2017GSTSG 1899 Hoffenheim - PFC Ludogorets 19451-1SinsheimOchs 25; Wanderson 62
28/09/2017GSPFC Ludogorets 1945 - TSG 1899 Hoffenheim2-1
RazgradDyakov 46, Lukoki 72; Kadeřábek 2

Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/09/2005R1PFC CSKA-Sofia - Bayer 04 Leverkusen1-0
agg: 2-0
SofiaHdiouad 67
15/09/2005R1Bayer 04 Leverkusen - PFC CSKA-Sofia0-1
LeverkusenY. Todorov 15
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
PFC Ludogorets 1945110010100000211032
Bayer 04 Leverkusen100110010000200202

Last updated 19/09/2018 17:37CET

Match background Only this chapter

Bulgarian champions for the last seven seasons, Ludogorets have already negotiated eight UEFA club competition matches this term. For the ninth they welcome to Razgrad a Bayer Leverkusen side appearing in Europe for the first time in 18 months.

Previous meetings
• The clubs have never met, but Ludogorets have recent good form against German opposition. They took four points off Hoffenheim in last season's UEFA Europa League group stage, recording a 2-1 home win during which Svetoslav Dyakov and Jody Lukoki found the net. Wanderson was on target in the 1-1 away draw.

• Leverkusen's only encounters with a Bulgarian club brought back-to-back 1-0 defeats against CSKA Sofia in the 2005/06 UEFA Cup first round. That is the only one of the German side's last 16 European campaigns that did not feature group stage involvement.

Form guide
Ludogorets
• Ludogorets' seventh consecutive Bulgarian league title earned them a place in this season's UEFA Champions League first qualifying round. Having seen off Crusaders 9-0 over two games, they then lost to Hungarian champions Vidi to move into the UEFA Europa League, where they eliminated Zrinjski and Torpedo Kutaisi to reach the group stage of the competition for the second year in a row – and third time in all.

• The Razgrad club have been successful in each of their previous two UEFA Europa League group stage participations, reaching the round of 16 in 2013/14 and round of 32 in 2017/18. They also competed in the 2016/17 round of 32, having finished third in their UEFA Champions League group.

• Ludogorets have yet to concede at home in four European games this term (W3 D1), scoring 12 goals. Their UEFA Europa League group stage record in Bulgaria is W3 D2 L1.

Top ten goals of the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League season

Leverkusen
• Leverkusen booked direct access to the UEFA Europa League group stage by finishing fifth in last season's Bundesliga.

• This is the Rhinelanders' third UEFA Europa League group stage participation, the previous two, in 2010/11 and 2012/13, having both extended into the knockout phase. The club's two UEFA Cup group stage campaigns, in 2006/07 and 2007/08, were also successful, both ending in the quarter-finals.

• The Werkself have lost only one of their last seven European away games (W2 D4) but have not scored more than once in any of those matches.

Links and trivia
• Leverkusen coach Heiko Herrlich won the third of his five caps for Germany in a 3-2 defeat by Bulgaria in a memorable EURO '96 qualifier on 7 June 1995 in Sofia.

• Leverkusen were UEFA Cup winners in 1987/88 and are one of six former champions in this season's group stage, along with Sevilla, Chelsea, Zenit, Anderlecht and Eintracht Frankfurt.

The coaches
• A Brazilian coach of vast and varied experience whose many ports of call include Benfica, Botafogo, Santos and the national teams of Peru and Qatar, Paulo Autuori added a new country to his managerial CV when he was appointed by perennial Bulgarian champions Ludogorets in June 2018, succeeding Dimitar Dimitrov as head coach after initially being given the director of football role. His most notable success in 43 years as a coach was a Copa Libertadores/FIFA Club World Cup double with São Paulo in 1995.

• A former German international striker, Heiko Herrlich began his professional playing career at Leverkusen, with whom he won the German Cup, before going on to star for Borussia Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund, winning the UEFA Champions League with the latter in 1997. He took over as Leverkusen coach in June 2017 following spells with German youth selections and in lower-league football and led the Rhinelanders to a fifth-place Bundesliga finish in his debut campaign.

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000990/match=2025150/prematch/background/index.html#ludogorets+leverkusen+facts

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Team facts Only this chapter

FC Ludogorets Razgrad
Formed: 1945
Nickname: The Eagles from Razgrad

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 7 (2018)
Bulgarian Cup: 2 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2017/18:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2016/17:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2015/16: UEFA Champions League second qualifying round
2014/15:
UEFA Champions League group stage
2013/14: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2012/13:
UEFA Champions League second qualifying round
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2010/11: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2009/10: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2008/09: did not take part in UEFA club competition

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
7-0: Ludogorets v Crusaders
11/07/18, UEFA Champions League first qualifying round first leg

Biggest away win
0-3: Mladost Podgorica v Ludogorets
19/07/16, UEFA Champions League second qualifying round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3 twice, most recently v AC Milan
15/02/18, UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
6-0: Arsenal v Ludogorets
19/10/16, UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
4-0: Ludogorets v Torpedo Kutaisi
30/08/18, play-off second leg

• Biggest away win
0-2 twice, most recently v Braga
19/10/17, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3 twice, most recently v AC Milan (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
1-0 twice, most recently v AC Milan
22/02/18, round of 32 second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2431335.html#club+facts+ludogorets

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Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Formed: 1904
Nickname: Werkself (Factory Team)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Champions League: (2002)
• UEFA Cup (1): 1988

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
German Cup: 1 (1993)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
2017/18:
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2016/17:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2015/16:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2014/15: UEFA Champions League round of 16
2013/14:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2012/13:
round of 32
2011/12:
UEFA Champions League round of 16
2010/11:
round of 16
2009/10:
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2008/09: did not take part in UEFA club competition

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
6-1: Leverkusen v Dinamo Tbilisi
13/08/97, UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg
5-0 twice, most recently v Baník Ostrava
11/08/04, UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg

• Biggest away win
1-6: Tervis Pärnu v Leverkusen
08/07/95, UEFA Intertoto Cup group stage
0-5: Zürich v Leverkusen
19/12/07, UEFA Cup group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Leverkusen v Manchester United
27/11/13, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
7-1: Barcelona v Leverkusen
07/03/12, UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
5-0: Leverkusen v Kispest Honvéd
01/11/94, second round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-5: Zürich v Leverkusen (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
1-4: Leverkusen v Zenit
03/04/08, quarter-finals first leg
0-3: Leverkusen v Osasuna
05/04/07, quarter-finals first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
3-0 on three occasions, most recently v Parma
18/04/95, semi-finals second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=2332744.html#club+facts+leverkusen

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Squad list Only this chapter

PFC Ludogorets 1945 - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UCLQUALUELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Jorge BrounARG26/05/198632 - 1-2---2-4-11-
29Daniel NaumovBUL29/03/199820 - ------------
33RenanBRA18/05/198929 - 3-2---6-4-11-
69Damyan DamyanovBUL29/06/200018 - ------------
Defenders
3Anton NedyalkovBUL30/04/199325 - 1-3---71--6-
4CicinhoBRA26/12/198829 - 4-4---5-8-22-
5Georgi TerzievBUL18/04/199226 - 2-1---4-6-171
6NatanaelBRA25/12/199027 - 4-4---7-9-352
30Cosmin MoţiROU03/12/198433 - 4-41--6-341936
90Rafael ForsterBRA23/07/199028 - 2-2---5-71111
Midfielders
7Dimo BakalovBUL19/12/198829 - 1-1---3---5-
8Lucas SashaBRA01/03/199028 - 3-1---2-5-313
10Gustavo CampanharoBRA04/04/199226 - 3-42--7-6-202
11May MahlanguRSA01/05/198929 - --------6-252
18Svetoslav DyakovBUL31/05/198434 - 4-4---7-172642
37João PauloBRA02/06/198830 - 2-1---5-3-10-
44Jacek GóralskiPOL21/09/199225 - 1-4---6-7-15-
84MarcelinhoBUL24/08/198434 - 424---621926212
88WandersonBRA02/01/198830 - 3-42--521014313
Forwards
9Jose Brandao Goncalves JuniorBRA07/01/199523 - ------------
28Claudiu KeșerüROU02/12/198631 - 3141--831354013
70Jakub ŚwierczokPOL28/12/199225 - 44----6-2-64
80Denislav AleksandrovBUL19/07/199721 - ------------
92Jody LukokiCOD15/11/199225 - 3-4---6181335
Coach
-Paulo Mello AutuoriBRA25/08/195662 - 4-4-----4-16-
Bayer 04 Leverkusen - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Lukas HradeckyFIN24/11/198928 - --1---8-
24Thorsten KirschbaumGER20/04/198731 - --------
28Ramazan ÖzcanAUT28/06/198434 - --2---1-
Defenders
3Panagiotis RetsosGRE09/08/199820 - ----7-12-
4Jonathan TahGER11/02/199622 - --3-4-17-
5Sven BenderGER27/04/198929 - --1-14-45-
6Aleksandar DragovićAUT06/03/199127 - --3-351732
16Tin JedvajCRO28/11/199522 - --1-3-12-
18WendellBRA20/07/199325 - --314-22-
23Mitchell WeiserGER21/04/199424 - --2-5-10-
Midfielders
7Paulo Henrique Sampaio FilhoBRA15/07/200018 - --2-----
8Lars BenderGER27/04/198929 - --2-15-451
10Julian BrandtGER02/05/199622 - --3-4-281
15Julian BaumgartlingerAUT02/01/198830 - ----5-232
20Charles AránguizCHI17/04/198929 - --1---8-
21Dominik KohrGER31/01/199424 - --2-8-10-
29Kai HavertzGER11/06/199919 - --3---3-
30Sam SchreckGER29/01/199919 - --------
38Karim BellarabiGER08/04/199028 - --2-64288
Forwards
9Leon BaileyJAM09/08/199721 - --3164147
11Isaac Kiese ThelinSWE24/06/199226 - --2-71234
13Lucas Nicolás AlarioITA08/10/199225 - --2-----
17Joel PohjanpaloFIN13/09/199424 - ------83
31Kevin VollandGER30/07/199226 - --3---61
Coach
-Heiko HerrlichGER03/12/197146 - --------

Last updated 20/09/2018 10:26CET

Fixtures and results Only this chapter

PFC Ludogorets 1945Fixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
11/07/2018UCLCrusaders FC (H)W 7-0Marcelinho 25, 66, Brown 40 (og), Keșerü 53, Świerczok 73, 78, 80
17/07/2018UCLCrusaders FC (A)W 2-0Brown 11 (og), Świerczok 65
21/07/2018LeagueFC Etar Veliko Tarnovo (H)W 1-0Wanderson 3
25/07/2018UCLVidi FC (H)D 0-0
28/07/2018LeaguePFC Beroe Stara Zagora (A)D 1-1Marcelinho 58
01/08/2018UCLVidi FC (A)L 0-1
04/08/2018LeaguePFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv (H)L 0-1
09/08/2018UELHŠK Zrinjski (H)W 1-0Moţi 16
12/08/2018LeagueVitosha Bistritsa (A)W 2-0Misidjan 66, Keșerü 75
16/08/2018UELHŠK Zrinjski (A)D 1-1Keșerü 24
19/08/2018LeaguePFC CSKA-Sofia (H)W 1-0Wanderson 22
23/08/2018UELFC Torpedo Kutaisi (A)W 1-0Wanderson 45+1
26/08/2018LeaguePFC Slavia Sofia (A)D 0-0
30/08/2018UELFC Torpedo Kutaisi (H)W 4-0Misidjan 6, Campanharo 38, 59, Wanderson 62
02/09/2018LeagueFC Dunav Ruse (H)W 3-1Lukoki 26, Keșerü 51, 53
14/09/2018LeagueFC Vereya Stara Zagora (H)W 2-1Nedyalkov 78, Marcelinho 82
20/09/2018UELBayer 04 Leverkusen (H)
23/09/2018LeaguePFC Botev Plovdiv (A)
26/09/2018CupPFC Nesebar (A)
29/09/2018LeaguePFC Cherno More Varna (H)
04/10/2018UELFC Zürich (A)
07/10/2018LeagueOFC Botev Vratsa (A)
20/10/2018LeaguePFC Levski Sofia (H)
25/10/2018UELAEK Larnaca FC (A)
27/10/2018LeagueFC Septemvri Sofia (A)
03/11/2018LeagueFC Etar Veliko Tarnovo (A)
08/11/2018UELAEK Larnaca FC (H)
10/11/2018LeaguePFC Beroe Stara Zagora (H)
24/11/2018LeaguePFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv (A)
29/11/2018UELBayer 04 Leverkusen (A)
01/12/2018LeagueVitosha Bistritsa (H)
05/12/2018LeaguePFC CSKA-Sofia (A)
08/12/2018LeaguePFC Slavia Sofia (H)
13/12/2018UELFC Zürich (H)
15/12/2018LeagueFC Dunav Ruse (A)
16/02/2019LeagueFC Vereya Stara Zagora (A)
23/02/2019LeaguePFC Botev Plovdiv (H)
27/02/2019LeaguePFC Cherno More Varna (A)
02/03/2019LeagueOFC Botev Vratsa (H)
09/03/2019LeaguePFC Levski Sofia (A)
16/03/2019LeagueFC Septemvri Sofia (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1PFC CSKA-Sofia861116319
2PFC Levski Sofia861112519
3PFC Ludogorets 1945852110417
4PFC Beroe Stara Zagora843111415
5PFC Lokomotiv Plovdiv84138813
6PFC Cherno More Varna8332101212
7PFC Botev Plovdiv83237411
8Vitosha Bistritsa 83146910
9FC Etar Veliko Tarnovo831491010
10PFC Slavia Sofia82428710
11OFC Botev Vratsa82247138
12FC Dunav Ruse820610176
13FC Septemvri Sofia81166124
14FC Vereya Stara Zagora80261132
Bayer 04 LeverkusenFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
18/08/2018Cup1. CfR Pforzheim (A)W 1-0Alario 27 (P)
25/08/2018LeagueVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (A)L 0-2
01/09/2018LeagueVfL Wolfsburg (H)L 1-3Bailey 24
15/09/2018LeagueFC Bayern München (A)L 1-3Wendell 5 (P)
20/09/2018UELPFC Ludogorets 1945 (A)
23/09/2018League1. FSV Mainz 05 (H)
26/09/2018LeagueFortuna Düsseldorf (A)
29/09/2018LeagueBorussia Dortmund (H)
04/10/2018UELAEK Larnaca FC (H)
07/10/2018LeagueSC Freiburg (A)
20/10/2018LeagueHannover 96 (H)
25/10/2018UELFC Zürich (A)
28/10/2018LeagueSV Werder Bremen (A)
31/10/2018CupVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (A)
03/11/2018LeagueTSG 1899 Hoffenheim (H)
08/11/2018UELFC Zürich (H)
11/11/2018LeagueRB Leipzig (A)
23/11/2018LeagueVfB Stuttgart (H)
29/11/2018UELPFC Ludogorets 1945 (H)
03/12/2018League1. FC Nürnberg (A)
08/12/2018LeagueFC Augsburg (H)
13/12/2018UELAEK Larnaca FC (A)
15/12/2018LeagueEintracht Frankfurt (A)
19/12/2018LeagueFC Schalke 04 (A)
22/12/2018LeagueHertha BSC Berlin (H)
19/01/2019LeagueVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach (H)
26/01/2019LeagueVfL Wolfsburg (A)
02/02/2019LeagueFC Bayern München (H)
09/02/2019League1. FSV Mainz 05 (A)
16/02/2019LeagueFortuna Düsseldorf (H)
23/02/2019LeagueBorussia Dortmund (A)
02/03/2019LeagueSC Freiburg (H)
09/03/2019LeagueHannover 96 (A)
16/03/2019LeagueSV Werder Bremen (H)
30/03/2019LeagueTSG 1899 Hoffenheim (A)
06/04/2019LeagueRB Leipzig (H)
13/04/2019LeagueVfB Stuttgart (A)
20/04/2019League1. FC Nürnberg (H)
27/04/2019LeagueFC Augsburg (A)
04/05/2019LeagueEintracht Frankfurt (H)
11/05/2019LeagueFC Schalke 04 (H)
18/05/2019LeagueHertha BSC Berlin (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1FC Bayern München3300929
2Borussia Dortmund3210727
3VfL Wolfsburg3210747
4Hertha BSC Berlin3210527
4VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach3210527
61. FSV Mainz 053210427
7SV Werder Bremen3120435
8FC Augsburg3111444
8Fortuna Düsseldorf3111444
10RB Leipzig3111574
11TSG 1899 Hoffenheim3102563
12Eintracht Frankfurt3102453
13Hannover 963021342
141. FC Nürnberg3021232
15SC Freiburg3012481
16VfB Stuttgart3012371
17FC Schalke 043003260
18Bayer 04 Leverkusen3003280

Last updated 19/09/2018 17:56CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

PFC Ludogorets 1945

  • UEFA Champions League - First qualifying round
    (11/07/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945 7-0 Crusaders FC
    1-0 Marcelinho 25, 2-0 Brown 40 (og) , 3-0 Keșerü 53, 4-0 Marcelinho 66, 5-0 Świerczok 73, 6-0 Świerczok 78, 7-0 Świerczok 80
    Renan, Cicinho, Natanael, Campanharo (64 Sasha), Dyakov, Keșerü (68 Świerczok), Moţi, Marcelinho, Wanderson (77 Lukoki), Rafael Forster, Misidjan
  • (17/07/2018)
    Crusaders FC 0-2 PFC Ludogorets 1945 (agg: 0-9)
    0-1 Brown 11 (og) , 0-2 Świerczok 65
    Broun, Cicinho (61 Panov), Terziev, Natanael (70 Nedyalkov), Sasha, Dyakov, Moţi, João Paulo, Świerczok (79 Bakalov), Marcelinho, Lukoki
  • Second qualifying round
    (25/07/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945 0-0 Vidi FC
    Renan, Cicinho, Natanael, Sasha (61 Campanharo), Dyakov, Keșerü (60 Świerczok), Moţi, Marcelinho, Wanderson, Rafael Forster, Misidjan (84 Lukoki)
  • (01/08/2018)
    Vidi FC 1-0 PFC Ludogorets 1945 (agg: 1-0)
    1-0 Hadžić 45
    Renan, Cicinho, Terziev, Natanael, Campanharo (46 Góralski), Dyakov, Moţi, Świerczok (67 Keșerü), Marcelinho, Wanderson (74 João Paulo), Misidjan
  • UEFA Europa League - Third qualifying round
    (09/08/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945 1-0 HŠK Zrinjski
    1-0 Moţi 16
    Renan, Cicinho, Natanael, Sasha (78 Campanharo), Dyakov (68 Góralski), Keșerü, Moţi, Marcelinho, Wanderson (82 João Paulo), Rafael Forster, Lukoki
  • (16/08/2018)
    HŠK Zrinjski 1-1 PFC Ludogorets 1945 (agg: 1-2)
    0-1 Keșerü 24, 1-1 Bilbija 90+2
    Broun, Cicinho, Natanael, Campanharo (90 Nedyalkov), Dyakov, Keșerü (86 Góralski), Moţi, Marcelinho, Wanderson, Rafael Forster, Misidjan (73 Lukoki)
  • Play-off
    (23/08/2018)
    FC Torpedo Kutaisi 0-1 PFC Ludogorets 1945
    0-1 Wanderson 45+1
    Broun, Nedyalkov, Cicinho, Natanael, Campanharo (65 Góralski), Dyakov, Keșerü (80 Lukoki), Moţi, Marcelinho (94 Terziev), Wanderson, Misidjan
  • (30/08/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945 4-0 FC Torpedo Kutaisi (agg: 5-0)
    1-0 Misidjan 6, 2-0 Campanharo 38, 3-0 Campanharo 59, 4-0 Wanderson 62
    Renan, Nedyalkov, Cicinho, Natanael, Campanharo, Dyakov (72 Góralski), Keșerü, Moţi, Marcelinho, Wanderson (87 Bakalov), Misidjan (70 Lukoki)
  • Group stage
    Group A - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    AEK Larnaca FC0000000
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen0000000
    FC Zürich0000000
    PFC Ludogorets 19450000000
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945-Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    FC Zürich-PFC Ludogorets 1945
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    AEK Larnaca FC-PFC Ludogorets 1945
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945-AEK Larnaca FC
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen-PFC Ludogorets 1945
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945-FC Zürich

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    PFC Ludogorets 1945-Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen-AEK Larnaca FC
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    FC Zürich-Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen-FC Zürich
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    Bayer 04 Leverkusen-PFC Ludogorets 1945
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    AEK Larnaca FC-Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Last updated 19/09/2018 18:52CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereePaolo Mazzoleni (ITA)
  • Assistant refereesAlessandro Costanzo (ITA) , Alberto Tegoni (ITA)
  • Additional assistant refereesMarco Di Bello (ITA) , Piero Giacomelli (ITA)
  • Fourth officialStefano Del Giovane (ITA)
  • UEFA DelegateTargo Kaldoja (EST)
  • UEFA Referee observerRobert Sedlacek (AUT)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Paolo Mazzoleni12/06/19741427

Paolo Mazzoleni

Referee since: 2000
First division: 2005
FIFA badge: 2011

Tournaments: N/A

Finals
N/A

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Last updated 19/09/2018 17:56CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
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