The squad for HJK Helsinki
It’s time for Europe for the Double-headed Eagle. PAOK begin their UEFA Europa Conference League group stage journey in Finland against HJK Helsinki and are looking to get their campaign off to a winning start with three points.
Tuesday’s (19.09) training session was dedicated to the tactical approach of the upcoming match in Helsinki. The coaches showed the players the plan they want to exectue through various exercises and games, while those players who started against Aris did a recovery and rehabilitation program.
Felipe Soares and Marcos Antonio continued with their individual programs and are not available for the upcoming clash, with Razvan Lucescu having the following players at his disposal:
Kotarski, Z.Zivkovic, Talichmanidis, Vieirinha, Lyratzis, Kedziora, Ekong, Michailidis, Koulierakis, Baba, Rafa Soares, Tsingaras, Schwab, Ozdoev, Meite, Murg, Konstantelias, Taison, Vrakas, A.Zivkovic, Despodov, Brandon, Tzimas, Samatta.
The PAOK squad will depart in the afternoon for Finland on a charter flight from Macedonia Airport. On Wednesday (20.09), PAOK will train at 19:30 at the Bolt Arena, while at Razvan Lucescu will be on media duties with a player for the pre-match news conference at 19:00.