Russian Premier League’s fat cats Anzhi Makhachkala won’t play their upcoming Europa League games on home ground amid security concerns.
The Russian club, which finished fifth in the Russian Premier League last season winning a berth in the Europa League, was top of the agenda at a UEFA Executive Committee in Kiev on Monday.
After examining security in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, the committee did not allow Samuel Eto'o and Co. to hold home matches in the region.
Anzhi will now have to nominate a stadium within Russia where they will play their home games which meets UEFA requirements.
FC Alania’s stadium in Vladikavkaz, the capital of the Russian republic of North Ossetia, as well as the Khimki and Ramenskoe stadiums in the Moscow region are believed to be the most probable options.
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