Kairat will play with Basel in the 5th round of the group stage of the Conference League. Will the hosts be able to win the first victory?
Two rounds before the end of the group stage, Kairat no longer has a chance to get out of the group, as it is in the last fourth place, having only one point. It was scored in the confrontation with Omonia in the match of the first round (0-0), and after that there were only defeats. In the second round, Kairat lost to Basel (2-4), in the third it was weaker than Karabakh (1-2), and in the fourth it lost to the same Karabakh, and with the same score.
Basel also started the group stage with a draw, having parted in peace with Karabakh (0-0). In the next match, he managed to win the first victory, coping at home with Kairat with a score of 4-2, and in the next two rounds he scored four points, fighting with Omonia. At first I won with a result of 3-1, and then there was a 1-1 draw. On the eve of the fifth round, Basel has eight points and takes second place, two points behind the leading Qarabag.
Statistics and figures:
- "Kairat" is still without wins: a draw and three losses;
- Basel goes undefeated: 2 wins and 2 draws;
- In the first round match, Basel won 4-2.
Kairat no longer has tournament motivation, but Basel is fighting for first place and has no right to make mistakes. In addition, the Swiss are superior in class to the representative of Kazakhstan, which they have already proved in the first full-time match.