Sheriff meets in the match Anzhi debut in the Europa League, in a match which will be held tonight at 10:05 p.m. in Tiraspol.
In the playoffs, the team went Sheriff Serbian Vojvodina, which he managed to win 2-1 after the first leg had ended with the score 1-1. This match will be the second meeting with the Russian team for Sheriff after the 2006-2007 season were met with Spartak Moscow, managing two draws. Moldovan team is for the 3rd time in the Europa League in the previous two participations always managed to accumulate 5 points.
Sheriff Tiraspol is one of the champions taking home 9 in this edition of the Europa League, with Maribor, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Ludogorets Razgrad, Legia Warszawa, Shakhter Karagandy, APOEL, Dinamo Zagreb and Elfsborg. An interesting thing is that Sheriff mate, Juan Ferrando, is the former personal trainer’s Cesc Fabregas, back when it evolve in the Premier League at Arsenal.
Anzhi is in a position in this competition winning the Russian Cup, but the team coached by gadźhe Gadzhiev lost many players this summer, and the owner stopped investing in the team. Russians started the season very poorly, failing any victory, and the position they currently occupy is one demoted, and the situation seems to be getting worse.
Coached last season Guus Hiddink has never managed to win the last 5 trips European success last being against the Dutch Alkmaar score 5-0.