UEFA gives technical defeat to Baku FC

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Azerbaijan, Baku, July 22 / Trend T.Hajiyev /

UEFA changed the result of the Europe League qualifying games of the Azerbaijani football club Baku against Budoucnost. The European Football Union has awarded our club a technical defeat, although in the first match 'Capitals' won 2:1. But, Joel Epalle, who had a red card our played in the match.

On the eve of launch UEFA Europe season sends lists of the 'fined' players. Epalle was in this list, but by the time Joel was not a player of Baku. So at that time nobody paid attention to this fact, the more Epalle received a card a few years ago, playing in the Bochum.

Alas, after signing a contract with Epalle, his manager and he forgot to mention this fact. Thus, Winfried Schaeffer he did not know about it and brought the Legionnaire to Baki. Epalle played 90 minutes and the club won.

On the eve of the answer match, the UEFA disciplinary committee has decided to award the "Baku" technical defeat (0:3), which greatly boosted the chances of Buducnost in the home game.

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