Qarabag Overcome Moldovan Outfit Sheriff FC to Reach Europa League Group Stages

Qarabag were available to secure passage into the group stages of the Europa League after overcoming Moldova outfit Sheriff FC in a recent match. Qarabag were able to secure a 3-0 victory after having lost the first leg 1-0. Since it was a close fought home victory, Sheriff were expecting a much bigger opponent in this match. As it stands,Qarabag were able to do a professional job as they maintained most of the ball throughout the 90 minutes. The hosts were unable to create a lot of chances and had only two shots on target despite having 61% of the ball.

However, there was a huge setback for the Moldovan team when Maksim Medvedev(of Celtic fame) was able to open the scoring after just nine minutes into the match. Another blow came in the form of a goal from WildedonaldGuerrier just three minutes before the break.

This decisive blow helped set up the game for Qarabag, who ensured passage into the group stages of the competition with a third and decisive goal from Filip Ozobic. After managing to complete all of the goalscoring duties inside the hour, Qarabag were able to complete the professional job and reach the group stages of the Europa league. They have been alongside top teams like Chelsea to make it extremely hard forQarabag to think about getting out of the group stages.

Once again, it is a major blow for Moldovan football considering that the nation was eagerly expecting Sheriff FC to reach the latter stages. As it stands, the nation will be able to build on the success achieved by Sheriff in the forthcoming Europa League campaigns. Sheriff FC have been the best Moldovan team by a significant margin after a nine point advantage over second placed Milsami with the campaign midway into the schedule.

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