Akhisarspor will battle Krasnodar in an interesting UEFA Europa League group stage match on 2018-09-20. The group J match will kick off at 1955hrs GMT at the Spor Toto Akhisar Belediye stadium. This is the first time the two teams are meeting.
Akhisarspor who are in position 18 in their domestic league will be aiming to turn things around to their poor start of the season. The Turkish side has drawn 3 and lost 3 of their last six games. Player to watch in the home team will be Elvis Manu, who is likely to pose a threat to the visitors.
Krasnodar is eager to prove their worth as they were eliminated in the group stages of the competition last season. The Russian side has won 4, drawn 1 and have lost one of their six games. They currently are 4th in the Russian premier league.
Line up(Akhisaspor): F.ztürk-A. Vršajević, A. Sissoko, M. Yumlu, Serginho, C. Osmanpaşa-B. Kısa, Y. Seleznyov-, Miguel Lopes, E. Manu. Bayram
Line up (Krosnador):S. Kritsyuk I. Ignatyev U. Spajić C. RamírezD. Stotskiy P. Mamaev C. Kaboré V. Claesson I. Zhigulev Wamberto A. Martynovich
Based on this season’s form, Krosnador is likely to win.