Rubin Kazan played out a draw with English "Liverpool" in the match of the third round of the group step of the Europa League, which was held at the legendary stadium Anfield. In the first home match under Jц╪rgen Klopp "red" miraculously bounced back, and then, playing the majority, have failed to put the squeeze on Russian club.
The game against "Rubin" has become 1 for the new head coach of Liverpool Jurgen Klopp at the household stadium of the club is "Anfield". More surprising was its beginning, before 15 minutes, the 12th team for the championship of the Russian Federation opened the gates of Liverpool. Oleg Kuzmin made a sparkling cross to Marko Devic, who in the penalty area took the ball on his chest and sent it past Mignolet - :01.
Klopp hastened for the brow and "Liverpool" has rushed to recoup, but before the 36-th minute owners of a field absolutely nothing worked, and all their attacks were stumbling about the legendary Kazan defensive wall. But here intervened the Austrian referee Robert Hergenrother, for a foul on Emre Jann was shown a second yellow card Kuzmin, sending 34-year old defender of the national team of the Russian Federation in the locker room. After drawing a penalty shot Jan shot Ryzhikov, equalized - 1:1.
In the 2nd half, Liverpool brought down hailstones of attacks to gate of "Rubin", but the Russian club had miraculously kept their own goal intact. The return match will pass in Kazan on 5 November.
In another meeting of the group In the Swiss "Sion" at a party defeated the French "Bordeaux" - 1:0. The only goal in the 21st minute, scored Leo Lacroix. It may sound surprising, but "Sion" with seven points has headed the Quartet. Liverpool with 3 points-2nd, "Rubin" and "Bordeaux" at 2 points.