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Russia’s Krasnodar defeats Standard Liege in UEFA Europa League

It was Krasnodar’s third victory in Group J
Krasnodar footballers Valery Matytsin/TASS
Krasnodar footballers
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MOSCOW, November 8. /TASS/. Russia’s Krasnodar FC defeated Belgium’s Standard Liege 2:1 in UEFA Europa League Group J match on Thursday night.

Standard’s Mehdi Carcela opened the score 19 minutes into the game. Krasnodar responded with two goals - by Magomed Suleymanov (79’) and Wanderson Maciel Sousa Campos (82’).

It was Krasnodar’s third victory in Group J.

During the next round, due on November 29, Krasnodar will face Turkey’s Akhisar and Standard will take on Spain’s Sevilla.