Qarabag FK vs Ferencvaros:  Champions League Qualifier Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts reached this far in the competition by overcoming Lech Poznan and FC Zurich in the previous rounds.

Ferencvaros players celebrating the 5-3 aggregate win over Slovan Bratislava; Credit: Twitter/@Fradi_HU

Qarabag FK will host Ferencvaros in the first leg of the Champions League third round qualification tie at the Tofiq Bahramov stadium on Wednesday night. The hosts reached this far in the competition by overcoming Lech Poznan and FC Zurich in the previous rounds. The visitors, on the other hand, got the better of Tobol and Slovan Bratislava to advance to this round of the competition.Meanwhile, Ferencvaros, is heading into the match on the back of a narrow 1-0 win over Puskas Akademia in their previous match last Monday. 

Qarabag won the 2021-22 Azerbaijan Premier League, which saw them book their spot in the first qualifying round of the 2022-23 Champions League. Guraban Gurbanov’s side defeated Zurich over two legs in the second round with an aggregate scoreline of 5-4. The opening leg had ended 3-2 in favour of the Azerbaijani outfit, while the second leg had ended 2-2 courtesy of goals from Kady and Owusu Kwabena. The Horseman played in the Europa conference League last season, progressing to the knockout round before losing 6-1 on aggregate to Marseille in the knockout stage. 

Ferencvaros, on the other hand, played in the group stage of the 2020-21 Champions League, finishing bottom of the group consisting of Barcelona, Juventus and Dynamo Kiev. The Green Eagles are 33-time Hungarian top flight champions, finishing 11 points clear at the top of the division last term, which saw them book their spot in the first round of qualification for this season’s European Cup. Stanislav Cherchesov’s side kicked off their 2022 Hungarian league last Monday with a 1-0 win over Puskas Akademia courtesy of Kristoffer Zachariassen’s last-ditch goal. 

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Probable Lineups

Qarabag have no fresh injury concerns and therefore head coach Qurabanov is expected to opt for the same starting eleven that got the job done against Zurich in their last outing. Waqdji is expected to be the lone striker up front in the 4-2-3-1 system, while Kady could operate as a number 10. Jankovic and Almeyda are likely to pull the string from the midfield. As for Ferencvaros, Boli could lead the line with Adama Traore and Tokmac Nguyen operating down the flanks.

Qarabag FK probable starting lineup: Mammadaliyev; Vesovic, Medvedev, Medina, Cafarguilyev; Kankovic, Almeyda; Seydayev, Kady, Zoubir; Waqdji. 

Ferencvaros probable starting lineup: Dibusz; Botka, Mmaee, Knoester, Civic; Laidouni, Esiti; Miguen, Zachariassen, Traore

Qarabag FK vs Ferencvaros Live Schedule and Fixture

The Champions League qualifier match between Qarabag FK and Ferencvaros will take place at Tofiq Bahramov Stadium on Wednesday at 9:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Qarabag FK vs Ferencvaros?

The live coverage of the match is available on CBC Sport Azerbaijan and M4 Sports.




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