FC Vorskla vs Arsenal: Europa League match moved to Kyiv over security concerns as martial law is introduced in parts of Ukraine


UEFA Emergency Panel takes action and switches the game from Poltave to the Ukrainian capital

Arsenal’s Europa League match with FC Vorskla has been relocated from Poltava to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

UEFA’s Emergency Panel have taken the action after martial law was introduced in some regions of the country.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery

A statement read: A statement from UEFA read: “UEFA’s emergency panel has today taken the decision to relocate FC Vorskla’s UEFA Europa League group stage match against Arsenal FC from the city of Poltava, following the introduction of martial law into certain regions in Ukraine.

“The match will now take place at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv on Thursday, November 29 at 1855CET (1755GMT).

“UEFA will continue to monitor and assess the security situation in Ukraine in the coming days before making any decision on potentially relocating other matches.”

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