Slovenian Footballers in the Matches of the Europa League and the UEFA Champions League
The defender of the national team of Slovenia and the Rostov Club Miha Mevlja brought his partners to a sensational win of 3:2 in a match against Bavaria in Group D of the Champions League. Thus, the Russian club had the advantage of 3 points over the PSV Dutch Club in the fight for the third place in the group, which gives the right to continue the season in the Europa League. The Russians will spend their last match away in Eindhoven.
Jan Oblak Does Not Miss the Fourth Match in a Row of the Champions League
Atlético de Madrid, with Jan Oblak in its team, scored a home win over PSV (2:0) and, after the defeat of Bavaria, ensured an entry to the playoffs from the first place. Jan Oblak kept the net intact for the fourth time in a row in the Champions League matches.
In Group A, the Bulgarian Ludogorets and the Swiss Basel are fighting for the third place. The match in Bulgaria ended in a draw, and Andraž Šporar appeared in the field as a member of the Swiss champion team in the 80th minute.
Kevin Kampl — a Member of the Leverkusen Bayer Played a Draw in Moscow
On Tuesday, the first matches of the 5th round of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League tournament (groups E, F, G, H) took place. Two Slovenian footballers attended them. Kevin Kampl had a wonderful fight as a member of the Leverkusen Bayer in the match against CSKA Moscow. In the 16th minute of the first halftime, he gave an assist to Kevin Volland, thus allowing the Germans to take the lead 1:0. However, the Bayer did not manage to win — in the 76th minute CSKA bounced back thanks to an accurate kick of the Israeli Bibras Natcho.
The Denmark’s champion Copenhagen tied with Porto 0:0. This result allows the Danes to expect for continuing the fight for a ticket to the playoffs. Benjamin Verbič played a full match as a member of the Copenhagen.