UEFA Europa League Play-off IST (Indian Time), Live Stream and TV telecast: Grasshopper have a huge 3‑goal deficit to overturn in the second leg clash of the Europa League tie against the Turkish giants Fenerbahce. on Thursday, August 25th.
UEFA Europa League Play-Off IST Time and Live Stream
Match: Grasshopper Vs Fenerbahce (UEFA Europa League Play-Offs)
Date: August 25, 2016; 18:00 UK; 10:30 PM (25th August IST)
Venue: Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich
Grasshopper Vs Fenerbahce TV Details: Ten action/sports (Indian viewers), BT sports (UK), Sky Sports
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In the first leg of the tie Fener broke the deadlock on a 4th minute with a goal from Aatif Chahechouhe. Later things were only getting worse for Grasshopper as the Slovakian forward Miroslav Stoch scored a couple of goals deep into the end of the game to give the Turkish team an all-important lead. Now the Austrian side has to overcome a huge 3–0 deficit and if they manage to do it this will go down in the history books.
Grasshopper started their qualification campaign in the second round of the Europa League qualifiers. They overcame Icelandic team KR Reykjavik and the Cyprus side Apollon Limassol in the previous stages respective. Both of their ties ended up with a similar pattern with 2–1 wins at their stadium and 3–3 draws in the away fixture. Grasshopper haven’t qualified for Europa League group raund since their inception in 2006/07 season.
Grasshopper vs Fenerbahce: Head-to-Head Stats
The first leg match at Istanbul on 18th August 2016 was the first ever meeting between Grasshopper and Fenerbahce.
Grasshopper have a poor statistics against Turkish sides as they lost in each of the three matches with Turkish teams so far.
Fenerbahce’s record against Austrian teams is two win, two draw and one defeat from five games.