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UEFA Europa League: PAOK FC - Chelsea FC Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2018/19 SeasonMatch press kits

PAOK FCPAOK FCStadio Toumba - SalonikaThursday 20 September 2018
18.55CET (19.55 local time)
Group L - Matchday 1
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

No UEFA competition matches have been played between these two teams

PAOK FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
30/11/2011GSTottenham Hotspur FC - PAOK FC1-2
LondonModrić 38 (P); Salpingidis 6, Athanasiadis 13
15/09/2011GSPAOK FC - Tottenham Hotspur FC0-0Salonika
UEFA Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
30/09/1997R1Arsenal FC - PAOK FC1-1
agg: 1-2
LondonBergkamp 22; Vryzas 87
16/09/1997R1PAOK FC - Arsenal FC1-0
SalonikaFrantzeskos 61

Chelsea FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
05/03/2008R16Chelsea FC - Olympiacos FC3-0
agg: 3-0
LondonBallack 5, Lampard 25, Kalou 48
19/02/2008R16Olympiacos FC - Chelsea FC0-0Piraeus
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
30/09/1970R1Chelsea FC - Aris Thessaloniki FC5-1
agg: 6-2
LondonHollins 7, 27, Hutchinson 20, 56, Hinton 52; Alexiadis 85
16/09/1970R1Aris Thessaloniki FC - Chelsea FC1-1SalonikaAlexiadis 45; Osgood 75
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
PAOK FC211021100000422042
Chelsea FC220020200000422092

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Match background Only this chapter

Two domestic cup holders kick off their UEFA Europa League Group L campaign in an intriguing match-up in Salonika as PAOK, who have never lost to English opposition, host Chelsea, who are undefeated against teams from Greece.

Previous meetings
• Although the teams have never met, they both have favourable records against opposition from the other's country, each winning two and drawing two of their four matches.

• At home PAOK have won one and drawn one against English clubs – both from London – and are yet to concede, whereas Chelsea have held their hosts to draws on both their previous two trips to Greece.

Form guide
PAOK
• PAOK enjoyed a successful 2017/18 on the domestic front, atoning for a rare early exit in Europe – they lost to Swedish debutants Östersund in the UEFA Europa League play-offs – by retaining the Greek Cup and finishing runners-up to AEK Athens in the Superleague.

• They harboured high hopes of reaching the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time this season when they knocked out Basel and Spartak Moskva in qualifying ties and then held Benfica 1-1 in Lisbon in the first leg of their play-off – only to suffer a second-leg 1-4 defeat in Salonika.

• That means they have extended their record of having participated in every season of the UEFA Europa League to a tenth successive year. They have reached the group stage in six previous campaigns, four of which have extended into the knockout phase but never beyond the round of 32. Schalke were the most recent team to end their interest at that juncture with a 4-1 aggregate win in 2016/17.

• The Salonika side are unbeaten at home on matchday one (W2 D2), one of those draws having come against Tottenham in 2011/12 (0-0). However, they have won just once at home in their last nine fixtures in the UEFA Europa League proper (D4 L4).

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

Chelsea
• Chelsea could finish only fifth in defence of their Premier League title last season, but they booked a first ever place in the UEFA Europa League group stage twice over by also winning the FA Cup for the eighth time, defeating Manchester United 1-0 in the final.

• Although the west London side are new to this stage of the UEFA Europa League, they won the competition on their only previous participation, in 2013, having crossed over to the knockout phase in mid-season from the UEFA Champions League. Their route to the final, where they defeated Benfica 2-1, incorporated two wins and two defeats on their travels.

• Chelsea are without a win in four European matches following their UEFA Champions League round of 16 exit to Barcelona last season. They have lost two of their last three continental away fixtures 3-0.

Links and trivia
• PAOK trio Chuba Akpom, José Ángel Crespo and José Alberto Cañas have all played in the English Premier League.

• Akpom played alongside Olivier Giroud at Arsenal in 2014/15 while PAOK's Omar El Kaddouri was a team-mate of Jorginho at Napoli from the summer of 2015 to December 2016.

The coaches
• The son of Mircea Lucescu, Bucharest-born Răzvan spent most of his career as a goalkeeper with clubs from the Romanian capital. As a coach, he enjoyed early success with Rapid Bucureşti, winning back-to-back domestic cups and also steering the club into the UEFA Cup quarter-finals. He then had two years in charge of the Romanian national team, but it was in Greece that he further enhanced his reputation, firstly with Xanthi, then as a Greek Cup winner and league runner-up in his debut season at PAOK.

• Named as the new Chelsea boss in succession to his fellow Italian, Antonio Conte, in July 2018, Maurizio Sarri is widely considered to be one of Europe's most progressive coaches. He paid his dues in Italy's lower leagues with a multitude of clubs before getting his big break at Empoli, whom he steered into Serie A, before replacing Rafael Benítez at Napoli in 2015. Three seasons in Naples all brought top-three finishes, his entertaining side running Juventus close for the Scudetto in 2017/18.

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Team facts Only this chapter

PAOK FC
Formed:
1926
Nickname: Dikefalos tou Vora (Two-Headed Eagle of the North)

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

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 2 (1985)
Greek Cup: 6 (2018)

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

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
6-0: PAOK v Lokomotiva Zagreb
23/07/15, UEFA Europa League second qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-7: Lokomotivi Tbilisi v PAOK
16/09/99, UEFA Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-4: PAOK v Benfica
29/08/18, UEFA Champions League play-off second leg
0-3 on four occasions, most recently v Schalke
16/02/17, UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
6-1: Barcelona v PAOK
01/10/75, UEFA Cup first round second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
6-0: PAOK v Lokomotiva Zagreb (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-7: Lokomotivi Tbilisi v PAOK (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3 three times, most recently v Schalke (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
6-1: Barcelona v PAOK (see above)

https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=1521635.html#club+facts+paok

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Chelsea FC
Formed:
1905
Nickname: The Blues

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Champions League (1): (2008), 2012
• UEFA Europa League (1): 2013
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (2): 1971, 1998
• UEFA Super Cup (1): 1998, (2012), (2013)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 6 (2017)
FA Cup: 8 (2018)
League Cup: 5 (2015)

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

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
13-0: Chelsea v Jeunesse Hautcharage
29/09/71, European Cup Winners' Cup first round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-8: Jeunesse Hautcharage v Chelsea
15/09/71, European Cup Winners' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-3: Chelsea v Atlético de Madrid
30/04/14, UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg
0-2: Chelsea v Beşiktaş
01/10/03, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Barcelona v Chelsea
18/04/00, UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
3-0: Chelsea v Levski Sofia
20/09/01, first round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-2: Levski Sofia v Chelsea
27/09/01, first round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
N/A

• Heaviest away defeat
4-2: Viking v Chelsea
03/10/02, first round second leg
2-0
twice, most recently v Hapoel Tel-Aviv
18/10/01, second round first leg

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Squad list Only this chapter

PAOK FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UCLUELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Rodrigo ReyITA08/03/199127 - --------4-
31Alexandros PaschalakisGRE28/07/198929 - 6---3---10-
54Konstantinos BalomenosGRE11/03/200216 - ----------
99Marios SiampanisGRE28/09/199918 - ----------
Defenders
3Léo MatosBRA02/04/198632S6---3127-472
5Fernando VarelaPOR26/11/198730 - 61--1-12-362
6Alin ToşcaROU14/03/199226 - ------6-14-
13Stelios MalezasGRE11/03/198533 - ------161261
15José Ángel CrespoESP09/02/198731 - 6---3-10-251
20VieirinhaPOR24/01/198632 - 4---3-2354610
32Leftheris LyratzisGRE22/02/200018 - ----------
34Yevhen KhacheridiUKR28/07/198731 - 3---2-331681
45Marios TsaousisGRE11/05/200018 - ----------
49Giannis MichailidisGRE18/02/200018 - ----------
56Apostolos DiamantisGRE20/05/200018 - ----------
70Stelios KitsiouGRE28/09/199324 - ------131252
Midfielders
7Omar El KaddouriBEL21/08/199028 - 51--31191273
8MaurícioBRA21/10/198829 - 6---2-51131
10Dimitris PelkasGRE26/10/199324 - 61--1-91265
18Dimitris LimniosGRE27/05/199820 - 61------81
19Pontus WernbloomSWE25/06/198632 - ----2-1637212
21Diego BiseswarNED08/03/198830 - ----218-15-
28Yevhen ShakhovUKR30/11/199027 - 6---2-214426
37Zisis ChatzistravosGRE16/12/199918 - ----------
43Thomas KaramperisGRE29/01/200216 - ----------
51Theocharis TsiggarasGRE20/08/200018 - ----------
52Serafeim ManiotisGRE17/05/200018 - ----------
58Antonis GaitanidisGRE18/03/200018 - ----------
74Amr WardaEGY17/09/199325 - 61--3-2-81
87José CañasESP27/05/198731 - 61--3-12-251
Forwards
9Aleksandar PrijovićSRB21/04/199028 - 64--21623614
11Nikos KarelisGRE24/02/199226 - ----1-114255
25Alexandros GkargkalatzidisGRE12/04/200018 - ----------
36Giorgos Tzovaras GRE03/11/199918 - ----------
47Chuba AkpomENG09/10/199522 - 2---2---2-
98Léo JabáBRA02/08/199820 - 4---21--4-
Coach
-Răzvan LucescuROU17/02/196949 - 6-------8-
Chelsea FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UELLeagueUELUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Kepa ArrizabalagaESP03/10/199423 - --5-----
13Willy CaballeroARG28/09/198136 - ------18-
59Marcin BulkaPOL04/10/199918 - --------
Defenders
2Antonio RüdigerGER03/03/199325 - --5-9-25-
3Marcos AlonsoESP28/12/199027 - --51221301
21Davide ZappacostaITA11/06/199226 - --1---51
24Gary CahillENG19/12/198532 - ----8-485
27Andreas ChristensenDEN10/04/199622 - ----32202
28César AzpilicuetaESP28/08/198929 - --5-9-531
30David LuizBRA22/04/198731 - --5-2538410
33Emerson PalmieriITA03/08/199424 - ----5171
44Ethan AmpaduENG14/09/200018 - --------
Midfielders
4Cesc FàbregasESP04/05/198731 - ------11125
5JorginhoITA20/12/199126 - --519-192
7N'Golo KantéFRA29/03/199127 - --51--6-
8Ross BarkleyENG05/12/199324 - --4-5-5-
10Eden HazardBEL07/01/199127 - --552337414
11Pedro RodríguezESP28/07/198731 - --53--7718
12Ruben Loftus-CheekENG23/01/199622 - --2---2-
15Victor MosesNGA12/12/199027 - --1-64145
17Mateo KovačićCRO06/05/199424 - --4-10-546
22WillianBRA09/08/198830 - --512019119
Forwards
18Olivier GiroudFRA30/09/198631 - --4-634117
20Callum Hudson-OdoiENG17/11/200017 - --------
29Álvaro MorataESP23/10/199225 - --41--4312
Coach
-Maurizio SarriITA10/01/195959 - ----10-26-

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Fixtures and results Only this chapter

PAOK FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
24/07/2018UCLFC Basel 1893 (H)W 2-1Cañas 32, Prijović 80
01/08/2018UCLFC Basel 1893 (A)W 3-0Varela 7, Prijović 52, El Kaddouri 60
08/08/2018UCLFC Spartak Moskva (H)W 3-2Prijović 29 (P), Limnios 37, Pelkas 44
14/08/2018UCLFC Spartak Moskva (A)D 0-0
21/08/2018UCLSL Benfica (A)D 1-1Warda 76
25/08/2018LeagueAsteras Tripolis FC (H)W 1-0Prijović 58
29/08/2018UCLSL Benfica (H)L 1-4Prijović 13
02/09/2018LeaguePanionios GSS (A)W 1-0El Kaddouri 68
15/09/2018LeagueOFI Crete FC (A)W 3-1Biseswar 37, Léo Matos 45+5, Léo Jabá 53
20/09/2018UELChelsea FC (H)
23/09/2018LeagueAEK Athens FC (H)
30/09/2018LeagueOlympiacos FC (A)
04/10/2018UELFC BATE Borisov (A)
07/10/2018LeagueApollon Smyrnis FC (H)
20/10/2018LeagueAris Thessaloniki FC (A)
25/10/2018UELVidi FC (H)
27/10/2018LeaguePanathinaikos FC (H)
03/11/2018LeagueAtromitos FC (A)
08/11/2018UELVidi FC (A)
10/11/2018LeaguePanetolikos GFS (H)
24/11/2018LeagueXanthi FC (H)
29/11/2018UELChelsea FC (A)
01/12/2018LeaguePAS Lamia (A)
08/12/2018LeagueAE Larissa FC (H)
13/12/2018UELFC BATE Borisov (H)
15/12/2018LeagueLevadiakos FC (A)
22/12/2018LeaguePAS Giannina FC (H)
12/01/2019LeagueAsteras Tripolis FC (A)
19/01/2019LeaguePanionios GSS (H)
26/01/2019LeagueOFI Crete FC (H)
02/02/2019LeagueAEK Athens FC (A)
09/02/2019LeagueOlympiacos FC (H)
16/02/2019LeagueApollon Smyrnis FC (A)
23/02/2019LeagueAris Thessaloniki FC (H)
02/03/2019LeaguePanathinaikos FC (A)
09/03/2019LeagueAtromitos FC (H)
16/03/2019LeaguePanetolikos GFS (A)
30/03/2019LeagueXanthi FC (A)
06/04/2019LeaguePAS Lamia (H)
14/04/2019LeagueAE Larissa FC (A)
21/04/2019LeagueLevadiakos FC (H)
05/05/2019LeaguePAS Giannina FC (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Olympiacos FC3300819
2AEK Athens FC3300709
3Aris Thessaloniki FC3300709
4PAOK FC3300517
5Atromitos FC3210317
6Panetolikos GFS3111444
7Panathinaikos FC3300723
8Levadiakos FC3102133
9AE Larissa FC3102253
10PAS Giannina FC3102283
11Xanthi FC3021122
12OFI Crete FC3012471
13Panionios GSS3012271
14Apollon Smyrnis FC3003140
15Asteras Tripolis FC3003140
16PAS Lamia3003170
Chelsea FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
11/08/2018LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (A)W 3-0Kanté 34, Jorginho 45 (P), Pedro Rodríguez 80
18/08/2018LeagueArsenal FC (H)W 3-2Pedro Rodríguez 9, Morata 20, Alonso 81
26/08/2018LeagueNewcastle United FC (A)W 2-1E. Hazard 76 (P), Yedlin 87 (og)
01/09/2018LeagueAFC Bournemouth (H)W 2-0Pedro Rodríguez 72, E. Hazard 85
15/09/2018LeagueCardiff City FC (H)W 4-1E. Hazard 37, 43, 80 (P), Willian 83
20/09/2018UELPAOK FC (A)
23/09/2018LeagueWest Ham United FC (A)
26/09/2018CupLiverpool FC (A)
29/09/2018LeagueLiverpool FC (H)
04/10/2018UELVidi FC (H)
07/10/2018LeagueSouthampton FC (A)
20/10/2018LeagueManchester United FC (H)
25/10/2018UELFC BATE Borisov (H)
28/10/2018LeagueBurnley FC (A)
04/11/2018LeagueCrystal Palace FC (H)
08/11/2018UELFC BATE Borisov (A)
11/11/2018LeagueEverton FC (H)
24/11/2018LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (A)
29/11/2018UELPAOK FC (H)
01/12/2018LeagueFulham FC (H)
04/12/2018LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (A)
08/12/2018LeagueManchester City FC (H)
13/12/2018UELVidi FC (A)
15/12/2018LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (A)
22/12/2018LeagueLeicester City FC (H)
26/12/2018LeagueWatford FC (A)
29/12/2018LeagueCrystal Palace FC (A)
01/01/2019LeagueSouthampton FC (H)
12/01/2019LeagueNewcastle United FC (H)
19/01/2019LeagueArsenal FC (A)
29/01/2019LeagueAFC Bournemouth (A)
02/02/2019LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (H)
09/02/2019LeagueManchester City FC (A)
23/02/2019LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (H)
27/02/2019LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (H)
02/03/2019LeagueFulham FC (A)
09/03/2019LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (H)
16/03/2019LeagueEverton FC (A)
30/03/2019LeagueCardiff City FC (A)
06/04/2019LeagueWest Ham United FC (H)
13/04/2019LeagueLiverpool FC (A)
20/04/2019LeagueBurnley FC (H)
27/04/2019LeagueManchester United FC (A)
04/05/2019LeagueWatford FC (H)
12/05/2019LeagueLeicester City FC (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Chelsea FC550014415
2Liverpool FC550011215
3Manchester City FC541014313
4Watford FC540110512
5AFC Bournemouth531110710
6Tottenham Hotspur FC53021069
7Arsenal FC53021099
8Manchester United FC5302889
9Wolverhampton Wanderers FC5221558
10Everton FC5131896
11Leicester City FC5203896
12Crystal Palace FC5203466
13Southampton FC5122665
14Brighton & Hove Albion FC5122795
15Fulham FC51137124
16West Ham United FC51045113
17Cardiff City FC5023392
18Huddersfield Town FC50232112
19Newcastle United FC5014481
20Burnley FC50143101

Last updated 19/09/2018 17:59CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

PAOK FC

  • UEFA Champions League - Second qualifying round
    (24/07/2018)
    PAOK FC 2-1 FC Basel 1893
    1-0 Cañas 32, 2-0 Prijović 80, 2-1 Al. Ajeti 82
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, Maurício, Prijović (83 Warda), Pelkas, Crespo, Limnios (92 Shakhov), Vieirinha, Cañas, Léo Jabá (72 El Kaddouri)
  • (01/08/2018)
    FC Basel 1893 0-3 PAOK FC (agg: 1-5)
    0-1 Varela 7, 0-2 Prijović 52, 0-3 El Kaddouri 60
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, El Kaddouri (74 Léo Jabá), Maurício, Prijović, Pelkas (85 Warda), Crespo, Limnios, Khacheridi, Cañas (82 Shakhov)
  • Third qualifying round
    (08/08/2018)
    PAOK FC 3-2 FC Spartak Moskva
    0-1 Popov 7, 0-2 Promes 17, 1-2 Prijović 29 (P) , 2-2 Limnios 37, 3-2 Pelkas 44
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, El Kaddouri (61 Warda), Maurício (84 Shakhov), Prijović, Pelkas, Crespo, Limnios (79 Léo Jabá), Khacheridi, Cañas
  • (14/08/2018)
    FC Spartak Moskva 0-0 PAOK FC (agg: 2-3)
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, El Kaddouri (46 Warda), Maurício, Prijović, Pelkas (78 Shakhov), Crespo, Limnios, Vieirinha (64 Khacheridi), Cañas
  • Play-off
    (21/08/2018)
    SL Benfica 1-1 PAOK FC
    1-0 Pizzi 45+1 (P) , 1-1 Warda 76
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, Maurício, Prijović (87 Akpom), Pelkas, Crespo, Limnios (52 Warda), Vieirinha, Cañas, Léo Jabá (81 Shakhov)
  • (29/08/2018)
    PAOK FC 1-4 SL Benfica (agg: 2-5)
    1-0 Prijović 13, 1-1 Jardel 20, 1-2 Salvio 26 (P) , 1-3 Pizzi 39, 1-4 Salvio 50 (P)
    Paschalakis, Léo Matos, Varela, El Kaddouri (76 Akpom), Maurício, Prijović, Pelkas, Crespo, Limnios (46 Warda), Vieirinha, Cañas (63 Shakhov)
  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group L - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    Chelsea FC0000000
    FC BATE Borisov0000000
    PAOK FC0000000
    Vidi FC0000000
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    PAOK FC-Chelsea FC
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    FC BATE Borisov-PAOK FC
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    PAOK FC-Vidi FC
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    Vidi FC-PAOK FC
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    Chelsea FC-PAOK FC
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    PAOK FC-FC BATE Borisov

Chelsea FC

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    PAOK FC-Chelsea FC
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    Chelsea FC-Vidi FC
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    Chelsea FC-FC BATE Borisov
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    FC BATE Borisov-Chelsea FC
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    Chelsea FC-PAOK FC
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    Vidi FC-Chelsea FC

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAlberto Undiano Mallenco (ESP)
  • Assistant refereesRaúl Cabanero (ESP) , Iñigo Prieto López De Cerain (ESP)
  • Additional assistant refereesJosé María Sanchez Martinez (ESP) , José Gonzalez (ESP)
  • Fourth officialJavier Rodriguez (ESP)
  • UEFA DelegatePierino L.G. Lardi (SUI)
  • UEFA Referee observerLaurent Duhamel (FRA)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Alberto Undiano Mallenco08/10/19732098

Alberto Undiano Mallenco

Referee since: 1988
First division: 2000
FIFA badge: 2004

Tournaments: 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2008 FIFA Club World Cup, 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2005 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Finals
2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
02/11/2006UELGSTottenham Hotspur FCClub Brugge3-1London
22/02/2007UELR32Blackburn Rovers FCBayer 04 Leverkusen0-0Blackburn
08/11/2007UELGS1. FC NürnbergEverton FC0-2Nuremberg
29/11/2007UELGSPanionios GSSGalatasaray AŞ0-3Athens
16/02/2012UELR32Udinese CalcioPAOK FC0-0Udine
20/08/2015UELPOPAOK FCBrøndby IF5-0Salonika
17/09/2015UELGSFC Girondins de BordeauxLiverpool FC1-1Bordeaux
20/04/2017UELQFManchester United FCRSC Anderlecht2-1Manchester

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
03/09/2004U21QRAustriaEngland0-2Krems
23/07/2005U19GS-FTEnglandNorway3-2Newry
02/11/2006UELGSTottenham Hotspur FCClub Brugge3-1London
22/02/2007UELR32Blackburn Rovers FCBayer 04 Leverkusen0-0Blackburn
08/11/2007UELGS1. FC NürnbergEverton FC0-2Nuremberg
29/11/2007UELGSPanionios GSSGalatasaray AŞ0-3Athens
10/03/2009UCLR16JuventusChelsea FC2-2Turin
26/08/2009UCLPOOlympiacos FCFC Sheriff Tiraspol1-0Piraeus
09/09/2009WCQREnglandCroatia5-1London
20/10/2009UCLGSLiverpool FCOlympique Lyonnais1-2Liverpool
24/11/2009UCLGSAZ AlkmaarOlympiacos FC0-0Alkmaar
06/04/2011UCLQFChelsea FCManchester United FC0-1London
06/12/2011UCLGSOlympiacos FCArsenal FC3-1Piraeus
16/02/2012UELR32Udinese CalcioPAOK FC0-0Udine
02/10/2012UCLGSCFR 1907 ClujManchester United FC1-2Cluj-Napoca
04/12/2012UCLGSOlympiacos FCArsenal FC2-1Piraeus
11/10/2013WCQREnglandMontenegro4-1London
23/10/2013UCLGSSL BenficaOlympiacos FC1-1Lisbon
17/09/2014UCLGSFC Bayern MünchenManchester City FC1-0Munich
14/06/2015EUROQRSloveniaEngland2-3Ljubljana
20/08/2015UELPOPAOK FCBrøndby IF5-0Salonika
17/09/2015UELGSFC Girondins de BordeauxLiverpool FC1-1Bordeaux
24/11/2015UCLGSMaccabi Tel-Aviv FCChelsea FC0-4Haifa
20/04/2017UELQFManchester United FCRSC Anderlecht2-1Manchester
07/10/2017WCQRCyprusGreece1-2Nicosia

Last updated 19/09/2018 18:00CET

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
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.