Playoff: Cologne’s European tour begins on XXX or XXX

Playoff: Cologne’s European tour begins on XXX or XXX

From Tuesday, it’s sure: 1. The European tour of FC Köln will begin in Hungary or the Republic of Moldova. The Rhinelanders will likely be visitors there within the Convention League Play-offs to qualify for the group stage. Positively a attainable draw for the Bundesliga consultant.

Brought FC back to the world stage: Coach Steffen Baumgart (centre).

Introduced FC again to the world stage: Coach Steffen Baumgart (centre).
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Eight groups, that is how large the circle of potential gamers is 1. FC Köln may have met within the play-offs of the Europa Convention League – now the drawing in Nyon confirmed that with the intention to get a ticket for the group, you’ve got. to educate Steffen Baumgart’s staff gained Fehervar Soccer Membership from Hungary or FC Petrocub Hincesti from the Republic of Moldova. That was the results of the draw at UEFA headquarters in Nyon on Tuesday.

Which membership will likely be within the two teams will not be but clear. The 2 groups from Hungary and the Republic of Moldova must face one another within the third spherical and play the Cologne play-off on this one. These duels will go up on August 4 and 11, then it will likely be clear who “Effzeh” will problem – first at dwelling – on August 18 and 25 in a two-legged match.

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In Cologne, that is the primary worldwide competitors in virtually 5 years. Throughout that point, the Rhinelanders performed within the Europa League in opposition to FC Arsenal, Pink Star Belgrade and BATE Baryssau. Though they surprisingly beat the Gunners 1-0 at dwelling, the Domstadt aspect had been eradicated from the group stage and had been even relegated from the Bundesliga on the finish of the season as the underside staff.

In the meantime, FC is again on target – and now taking a look at a visit to the Hungarian membership and three-time champions (2011, 2015, 2018) FC Fehervar, which has existed since 1941, or the consultant of Moldova Petroclub Hincesti, which was based solely in 1994 and in 4 makes an attempt of Europe (three Europa League, one Convention) didn’t attain the group stage.

Baumgart: “There may be one other competitors that I feel will not be value it”

Baumgart had beforehand stated on the Summit, which was in its second 12 months, that he discovered this third European competitors “good in itself. There are different competitions that I feel are extra highly effective.” In an interview with “t-online”, the FC coach additionally criticized the best way the gamers demoted from the Europa League group stage had been added: “That does not match my concept of ​​the competitors. If I am excluded from the DFB Cup, I will not do it within the nationwide cup both.”

Talking concerning the two attainable opponents within the play-offs, Baumgart was quoted on the staff’s web site as follows: “They’re two attention-grabbing and difficult duties. Nevertheless, we really feel that we will attain the group stage – and we should even be the purpose. Now we have now to attend to see which of the 2 groups which can proceed. Let’s be stunned.”

For the Cologne staff, which will depend on extra revenue and has simply been eradicated from the DFB Cup (3: 4 on penalties in opposition to the leaders of the second division Regensburg), it will likely be a great factor to do within the group stage. Final season, UEFA distributed 2.8 million {dollars} to every participant on the group stage. There have been additionally prizes, TV cash and proceeds from ticket gross sales.

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