Ludogorets vs Basel – a journey uncomfortable for Swiss

FC Basel will travel to Bulgaria for the first leg of the play-off UEFA Champions League to face the champion of this country, Ludogorets Razgaarad, in a match which will be held Wednesday 21:45.

He removed Slovan Bratislava and Partizan Belgrade in previous rounds, although in both cases started second chance
– Began again in force the new championship, despite losing in the first round, then managed four consecutive victories that brought her back to the first position of the ranking
– Romanian international Cosmin Moti is one of the core players, the former Dinamo being transferred after 2 seasons at the Bulgarian team
– Its home matches at home to Sofia because their land is not approved by UEFA to organize matches in European competitions
– Last season was eliminated by Dinamo Zagreb in the 2nd round of the Uefa Champions League preliminary after 1-1 home and 2-3 away

– Eliminated a previous round on Maccabi Haifa after 1-0 at home and 3-3 away
– Only occupy 5th place in the first league in Switzerland, with only 2 wins in the first 5 rounds
– Can not be the basis of this match Marco Streller, the best scorer of the last season, because it is injured
– Raul Bobadilla signed last week with Augsburg, and the team coached by Murat Yakin had to call him back Kwang Ryong Pak on, the player who was originally loaned to Vaduz
– Last season he played in the semi-finals of the Europa League, being eliminated by Chelsea band that would later win the trophy