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Our youth is eager to play

The head coach of Zorya Luhansk players Patrick van Leeuwen told what he expects from the team’s first match against the Romanian club Universitata in the 3rd qualifying round of the Conference League, which will be held today in Lublin (Poland).

At the pre-match press conferencesthe Dutch mentor of the Luhansk team stressed that the young composition of his team is not a problem, Ukrinform reports.

“We have been preparing for this game for a long time. This will be the first match for Zorya after a long break, and we want to show ourselves as best as possible, fight for a positive result, which will go to Ukraine’s asset. We watched the last few games of Universitati. I think that the work on studying the opponent has been done with high quality, and our team is fully prepared for the match. We know that our opponent plays combinational, attacking, tactical football. We have very talented young people who are eager to play. A line-up of predominantly young performers has its advantage, as these players always add pace and emotion. In short, the young squad is not a problem for us,” said van Leeuwen.

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The game in Lublin will start at 20.30 Kyiv time.

The return match will be held in Romania on 11 August.

The winners will advance to the UEFA Conference League playoff round, the losers will end the European Cup season ahead of schedule.

Photo: facebook.com/FCZoryaLuhansk/.

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