Moscow — UEFA has confirmed that Rubin Kazan will replace
fellow Russian club Dynamo Moscow in the Europa League after the latter broke
financial fair play rules.
Dynamo was handed a one-year ban from European competition
by UEFA last month after an investigation into overspending and now plans major
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UEFA confirmed Thursday to The Associated Press that Dynamo's
place will go to Rubin, which will start play in the third qualifying round of
the Europa League on July 30.
Rubin, which has twice won the Russian title, finished fifth
in the Russian Premier League last season, one place behind Dynamo.
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