The duel between FC Vorskla Poltava and Arsenal in the Europa League Thursday in Kiev played. The European football association UEFA has decided to take the contest to move to the capital of Ukraine, because in the eastern city of Poltava, the safety can not be guaranteed.
In Ukraine applies in some regions from Wednesday, the state of siege. Rise is the sustained tension between the country and Russia, after the Russians Sunday, three Ukrainian naval vessels fired on and then occupied. Poltava is located in one of those regions. The match against Arsenal is now in the Olympic Stadium of Kiev will be held. “UEFA remains the situation in Ukraine to keep an eye on in the coming days, and may be other races also moved”, says the football association.
Arsenal is already sure of qualifying in group E. With 10 points going to the Sporting Lisbon (7), Poltava (3) and the Azerbaijani Qarabag (3) for.