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Historical achievement of “Karabakh”

FC “Qarabagh” defeated the Portuguese “Braga” with a score of 6:5 after two matches

  For the first time in its history, it reached the 1/8 finals of the Europa League.

The first half of the Baku match on February 22 was held with the advantage of Karabakh. However, the account was not opened.

In the second half, on the 57th minute, Qarabag remained in the numerical minority.

The referee showed Qarabag defender Elvin Jafarguliyev a second yellow card and sent him off.

Braga, taking advantage of their numerical advantage, was able to score two goals against Qarabag.

Since Qarabag won the first match away 4:2, the overall score was equal.

Extra time was set to determine the winner.

In the 102nd minute, Mateus Silva again brought Qarabag into the overall score.

However, in the 115th minute the visitors restored the balance from the penalty spot.

The climax of the match came at 120+2 minutes. Nariman Akhundzade scored the decisive goal.

Based on the results of two meetings, “Qarabag”, winning 6:5, reached the 1/8 finals of the Europa League for the first time in its history.


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