BATE Borisov for the fifth time will start in the group stage of the Champions League

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 14:30  |  Written by  BelTA

Today's opponent BATE Leverkusen "Bayer" has spent 91 of the Champions League match

Footballers BATE today for the fifth time at the start of the main group stage of the continental tournament of the Champions League. In the first match of the competition Team Group E eleven times champions of Belarus will play against Germany in Leverkusen, "Bayer", BelTA has learned.

The game, which will begin on the "buy-Arena" at 21.45 Belarusian time (live broadcast on the channel "Belarus 2"), will judge a team of arbitrators from the Netherlands, led by FIFA referee Danny McKellen. Assistants - Mario Dix and Hessel Steehstra additional assistants - Kevin Blom and Jochem Kampheys. Fourth official - Bas van Dongen, an inspector of the match - Juan Antonio Fernandez Marin (Spain) UEFA delegate - Andrew Medintsev (Bulgaria).

BATE first made their way into the main round of the Champions League season 2008/2009. Then Borisov squad led by Viktor Goncharenko took 4 th place in Group H, behind Turin "Juventus" (Results - 2: 2, 0: 0), Madrid "Real" (0: 2, 0: 1) and St. Petersburg " Zenith "(1: 1, 0: 2). In the season-2011/2012 Borisov again played at such a high level, again finishing 4th final position in Group H after the Spanish "Barcelona" (0: 5, 0: 4), the Italian "Milan" (0: 2, 1 1) and the Czech "Victoria" (1: 1, 0: 1). The following season, BATE managed to perform better, finishing third in Group F after the Munich "Bavaria" (3: 1, 1: 4), and the Spanish "Valencia" (0: 3, 2: 4), but ahead of the French "Lille" (3 1: 0: 2). Last season already under Alexander Ermakovich Borisov again closed the standings, conceded in Group H Portuguese "Port" (0: 6, 0: 3), Donetsk "Shakhtar" (0: 7, 0: 5) and the Spanish "Athletics" (2: 1, 0: 2). Total during participation in the Champions League BATE spent 76 games (27 wins, 23 draws, 26 defeats, goal difference - 84-104).

Today's opponent BATE Leverkusen "Bayer" has spent 91 of the Champions League match (37, 16, 38; 139-143). The highest achievement of "aspirin" is reaching the final in 2002, where the "Bayer" lost to Madrid "Real" (1: 2). In addition, the asset teams from Leverkusen is the victory in the UEFA Cup in 1988. In the past, the Bundesliga, "Bayer" took 4th place, and after 4 rounds of this season's Bundesliga wards Roger Schmidt has to its credit of 6 points (2, 0, 2, 3-5), while on the 13th position among 18 teams.

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