Sitting third in Group E, Sheriff Tiraspol have three points to their name. They have won just once in the competition till now.
Sheriff Tiraspol have an opportunity to continue their European adventure if they can avoid a heavy defeat against Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League on Thursday. Even though both sides will get eliminated from the group stages of the Europa League, one of these teams still has an opportunity to prolong their European journey. The club that finishes third in this competition will drop down to the Europa Conference League. Sheriff have the upper hand and they would like to maintain that advantage on Thursday.
|Sheriff Tiraspol vs Omonia Nicosia||Key Details|
|Date||3rd November, 2022|
|Venue||Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena|
|Kickoff time India||11:15 pm|
|Kickoff time Moldova||7:45 pm|
|Kickoff time Cyprus||7:45 pm|
Sitting third in Group E, Sheriff Tiraspol have three points to their name. They have won just once in the competition till now and it was a 3-0 success on opening day against the same opponent. Since then Sheriff have lost all their matches in the group and did not score a single goal in those four defeats. They will hope to rectify that against Omonia Nicosia, who are yet to collect a single point in the competition. The chances of them getting the third spot is very slim, as they not only have to beat Sheriff but also need to win that match by a huge margin.
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There are a few players who will miss the match for both sides. Sheriff Tiraspol will be sweating over the fitness situation of Mudasiru Salifu. It is looking highly unlikely that he will play on Thursday. On a positive front though they will have full-back Armel Zohouri back with them following his suspension from his last Europa League match. Meanwhile, Omonia Nicosia will miss Adam Lang through suspension. Not to mention that their goalkeeper Fabinho will not return anytime soon due to a shoulder problem.
Sheriff Tiraspol possible line-up: Koval, Guedes, Radeljic, Kiki, Kpozo, Badolo, Diop, Kyabou, Rasheed, Pernambuco, Akanbi
Omonia possible line-up: Uzoho, Matthews, Panagioutou, Miletic, Lecjaks, Cassama, Bezus, Kousoulos, Bruno, Barker, Kakoullis
|Manchester United||3-0 (L)|
|Real Sociedad||0-2 (L)|
|Nea Salamis||0-1 (L)|
|Manchester United||1-0 (L)|
|Omonia Nicosia lose to Sheriff Tiraspol||0-3|
The UEFA Europa League match between Sheriff Tiraspol and Omonia Nicosia will take place at Bolshaya Sportivnaya Arena on Thursday at 11:15 pm IST.
For football fans in India, live coverage of the UEFA Europa League matches will be available on the Sony Sports network. Besides, fans can also live stream the matches via Jio TV. Meanwhile, those in Cyprus can catch the live action between Sheriff Tiraspol and Omonia Nicosia on Cytavision on the Go, Cytavision Sports 4.