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Rubin-Chelsea tie moved to Moscow

March 21, 2013
By ESPN staff
UEFA has ruled that Chelsea's Europa League quarter-final tie against Rubin Kazan will take place at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow after a pitch inspection.

The Russian club insisted their normal home pitch would be suitable for the meeting on Thursday, April 11, but the inspection revealed issues.

A statement on Chelsea's website said: "Following a pitch inspection in Kazan, UEFA are of the opinion the pitch and climate conditions at the Tsentrainiy Stadium, Rubin Kazan's ...

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