The players of the Israeli club lost on the way to the match with Zenit

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobanka. Archival photoThe players of the Israeli club lost on the way to the match with Zenit© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Two players of the Israeli club «Bnei Yehuda» Age Abachi and Ben Turgeman got lost in Istanbul airport at the time of transplant, resulting in missed the flight to St. Petersburg, reports «R-Sport» with reference to an Internet resource Sport5.

It is noted that now the athletes will arrive in St. Petersburg on another flight, this incident should not prevent them to participate in the match of the third qualifying round of the Europa League against Zenit, which will take place on 3 August.

In the first match of these two teams in Israel, the Russian club won with the score 2:0. In case of a victory on the sum of two meetings «Zenith» will take place in round of the playoffs, the draw for which will take place on 4 August.

Source