FC Krasnodar to Meet Fenerbahçe S.K. from Turkey in the UEL Round of 32
A draw of the UEFA Europa League 2016/17 Round of 32 was held on 12 December at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Following its results FC Krasnodar got to know their opposition for the first knockout round of the tournament.
The draw willed for FC Krasnodar to meet Fenerbahçe Spor Kulübü from Istanbul, Turkey in the UEL Round of 32. Fenerbahçe became the champions of the Turkish Süper Lig 19 times, and they also won the Turkish Cup 6 times and the Turkish Super Cup 9 times. The team became the runners-up of the Süper Lig last season. As for the current national championship, they are fourth in the standings now separated by 7 points from the leading İstanbul Başakşehir and Beşiktaş.
The first leg match of the UEL Round of 32 will be staged on 16 February at the Krasnodar Stadium in our city, while the second leg one will take place on 23 February at the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium in Istanbul.