The hosts are currently occupying top spot in Group H, having collected nine points from four games and a victory on Thursday will seal their place in the Knockout stage of the competition.
Ferencvaros will host Monaco in a UEFA Europa League fixture at Groupama Arena on Thursday. The hosts are currently occupying top spot in Group H, having collected nine points from four games and a victory against the Ligue 1 outfit will seal their place in the Knockout stage of the competition. Monaco, meanwhile, are sitting at the third position with six points to their name. Ferencvaros are heading into the match on the back of a 2-4 win over Puskas Akademia in a Hungarian top flight match on Saturday. The visitors, on the other hand, suffered a narrow 4-3 defeat to Lille in a Ligue 1 game, a day later.
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Ferencvaros have had a stunning Europa League campaign thus far, having recorded three wins and a defeat. In their last European match against Red Star Belgrade on October 13, goals from Kristoffer Zachariassen and Samy Mmaee helped the Hungarian outfit secure a 2-1 win at home. Meanwhile the reverse fixture ended in a 4-1 defeat. Last time FTC advanced beyond the group stage of the tournament was in 1971-72 and they are now on the verge of achieving the feat 50 years later. Meanwhile, Stanislav Cherchesov’s side got the better of Puskas Akademia in their last outing in a league-match courtesy of a brace from Adama Traore and one goal each from Marquinhos and Ryan Mmaee.
Monaco, on the other hand, are winless in their last three games across all competitions. The Ligue 1 outfit suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat to Trabzonspor in their recent Europa League fixture on October 13 before playing out a 1-1 draw against Clermont Foot and losing to Lille in league-outings. Against Lille on Sunday, Monegasques lost the match despite the fact that Oliveira Silva, Axel Disasi and Wissam Ben Yedder got on the scoresheet. After the defeat Philippe Clement’s side are sitting at the seventh position in the French top flight standings, with 21 points to their name in 12 games. Meanwhile, in the Europa League, Monaco have registered two wins and two defeats.
Ferencvaros probable starting lineup: Dibusz, Botka, S. Mmaee, Knoester, Paszka, Vecsei, Esiti, Zachariassen, Gojak, Traore, R. Mmaee
Monaco probable starting lineup: Nubel, Henrique, Badiashile, Disasi, Vanderson, Golovin, Fofana, Camara, Martins, Ben Yedder, Volland
|Puskas Akademia||2-4 (W)|
|Red Star Belgrade||2-1 (W)|
|Red star Belgrade||4-1 (L)|
|Clermont Foot||1-1 (D)|
|Last match result|
|Monaco 0-1 Ferencvaros|
The UEFA Europa League match between Ferencvaros and Monaco will take place at Groupama Arena on Friday at 12:30 am IST.
|Ferencvaros vs Monaco||Key details|
|Date||October 27 (Hungary)|
|Kickoff time in Hungary||9:00 pm (Thursday)|
|Kickoff time in France||9:00 pm (Thursday)|
The live telecast of the UEFA Europa League matches in India are available on the Sony Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on Sony Sports app. Besides, those in Hungary can catch the live action on M4 Sports; and RMC Sport network in France.