Nantes will be hosting Qarabag FK in the penultimate matchday of the UEFA Europa League 2022/23 on Thursday.
Nantes will be coming up against Qarabag FK in the matchday five of the group stages of the UEFA Europa League 2022/23. It is a key match as far as the qualification scenario in group G is concerned. Nantes sit at the third spot in the group with just three points to their name. Azerbaijan outfit, Qarabag, on the other hand are a place above them at second with a grand total of seven points.
|Nantes vs Qarabag FK||Key Details|
|Date||28 October, 2022 (India)|
27 October, 2022 (France and Azerbaijan)
|Venue||Stade de la Beaujoire|
|Kickoff time India||12:30 am IST (Friday)|
|Kickoff time France||9:00 pm CEST (Thursday)|
|Kickoff time Azerbaijan||11:00 pm AZT (Thursday)|
Nantes have been in dismal form recently. In their last six matches, they have managed just a single victory to go with four defeats and a draw. They are in a terrible position in the French league as they find themselves just two points above the relegation zone. All is not lost yet for them in the Europa League as they still have a slight chance of progressing.
Qarabag have been on a terrific run recently. They are unbeaten in their last nine matches, a run which consists of eight wins and a draw. They are well clear at the summit in their domestic division and have carried that form into the Europa League. Now, Qarabag just need a win to secure their qualification to the knockout stages.
Charles Traore is the only reported absentee for the game for Nantes. The visitors, on the other hand, will travel with a full roster.
Nantes possible line-up: Lafont, Appiah, Girotto, Pallois, Merlin, Sissoko, Chirivella, Moutoussamy, Blas, Ganago, Simon
Qarabag FK possible line-up: Gugeshashvili, Vesovic, Mustafazada, Guseynov, Cafarguliyev, Qarayev, Richard, Kady, Zoubir, Sheydayev, Kwabena
The UEFA Europa League match between Nantes and Qarabag FK will take place at Stade de la Beaujoire on Friday at 12:30 am IST.
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.