Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava have said that they cannot guarantee they will be able to play Thursday’s Europa League tie against Arsenal, which was moved to Kiev for political reasons.
The country’s president
BREAKING: Vorskla Poltava say club cannot guarantee they will be able to play against @Arsenal in the @EuropaLeague tomorrow after venue was moved to Kiev. #SSN
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 28, 2018
“The Olympic Stadium hasn’t given us any kind of confirmation or any other kind of answer,” said
Vorksla are saying they haven’t had any confirmation from the Olympic Stadium that it will be able to host the game at short notice.
Vorskla vice president Oleh Lysak: “The Olympic Stadium hasn’t given us any kind of confirmation or any other kind of answer.”
— Charles Watts (@charles_watts) 28 November 2018
UEFA’s Emergency Panel has today taken the decision to relocate FC Vorskla’s UEFA @EuropaLeague group stage match against Arsenal from Poltava to Kyiv, following the introduction of martial law into certain regions in Ukraine.
More info 👇https://t.co/A3791SXX4e
— UEFA (@UEFA) November 27, 2018
Arsenal are already through to the knockout stages and will win the group if they match Sporting’s result against Qarabag.