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The Union of European football associations (UEFA) decided to postpone the Europa League match between Arsenal and Ukrainian Vorskla from Poltava to Kiev for security reasons. This was reported on the website of the organization.
The working group UEFA came to this decision due to the fact that in some regions of Ukraine, martial law was imposed. “Vorskla” will take Londoners on the Olympic stadium in Kiev.
UEFA will continue to monitor developments in Ukraine. It is possible that in the near future will be postponed for another two meetings. Ukraine in the Europa League also represents Kiev “Dynamo”.
November 26, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada voted for the introduction of martial law in some regions of Ukraine. The document will enter into force on 28 November.
“Vorskla” occupies the third place in group E, scoring four points and still have a chance to participate in the playoffs. The Ukrainian team has in the next two matches ahead of Lisbon “sporting”, which in seven points. The teams will meet in the final round of the group stage.
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