By Pierre Caleb Jephté
The return matches of the 3rd qualifying round at the Europa League started this Wednesday and two Haitians who are involved were involved. Jean Sony Alcénat and the Ventspils FK left their skin in Portugal against Guimarães while Ararat Armenia Alex Christian Jr managed to escape the trap of Saburralo Tbilisi (2-0).
Beat ( 0-3) in the first leg at Riga's Daugava Stadium, FK Ventspils, first division club in Latvia where Jean Sony Alcénat is playing, was moving to Guimarães in Portugal on Wednesday to face Vitória with the idea of trying to overthrow situation
At the Estadio Afonso Henriques, he did not have a miracle since, the local team has squashed the club Tiga (6-0). Davidson (28th) and Rochina (48th and 58th) scored the first three goals before Joao Carlos Teixeira (79th), Joao Pedro (80th) and Pêpê (86th) also scored three goals.
Averti in the 41st minute, the former Black Eagle AC player who could not avoid this defeat, left his place in the 51st for Pavel Osipov. The European adventure ends here for FK Ventspils and Tiga who will now focus on the Latvian championship.
Remontada of Ararat-Armenia
Traveling to Georgia to face Saburtalo Tbilisi, Ararat Armenie, who lost the first leg (1-2) at home, managed to qualify on Wednesday by defeating the Georgian club (2-0) at Mikheil Meskhi Stadium.
Substitute in the first leg, Alex Christian Jr did not play back. However, he is getting closer to the final phase of this competition.