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Wednesday heralds all the drama of the long-awaited Europa League play-offs Final between Kolos Kovalivka and Illichivets Mariupol. Which club will be celebrating tonight? Let’s hope it’s deserving of a final.
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Kolos Kovalivka, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 4-1 Europa League play-offs success versus Dnipro-1.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Kolos Kovalivka have kept a clean sheet. The reality is that Kolos have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 11 goals along the way. Let’s find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Illichivets Mariupol will come into the game following on from a 1-2 Europa League play-offs win against Oleksandria in their last match.
Over the course of their previous half-dozen outings, Illichivets Mariupol have helped themselves to the sum of 12 goals. Mariupol have also scored on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals scored by their opponents.
Team News: Kolos Kovalivka
Looking at personnel, there is just one fitness concern for the Kolos Kovalivka boss Ruslan Kostyshyn to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed group of players. Anton Yashkov (Unknown Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Illichivets Mariupol
Thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from, Illichivets Mariupol manager Oleksandr Babych doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
We’re envisaging that Illichivets Mariupol will have to perform well to get anything against this Kolos Kovalivka lineup who we think will likely emerge victorious.
We’re therefore expecting a very competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for Kolos Kovalivka at the end of the 90.
Looking forward to this.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Captain: Vitaliy Havrysh
Chairman: Andriy Zasukha
Manager: Ruslan Kostyshyn
Competitions: Premier League position 6, Europa League play-offs (Semi-finals), Europa League play-offs (Final)