Date: 5th October 2016 at 10:21am
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Manchester City Women take on Russian side WFC Zvezda 2005 tomorrow night in what is their first ever UEFA Women’s Champions League game.

Thursday 6 October 2016
UEFA Women’s Champions League
Manchester City Women v WFC Zvezda
Academy Stadium
Kick off 19:00 BST

Lucy Bronze


Ticket information can be found here.

WFC Zvezda 2005

The club is based in the city of Perm and takes its name from men’s team Zvezda Perm, which was dissolved in 1997. Zvezda-2005 won both the Russian league and national cup in 2007, and subsequently reached the final of the 2008-09 UEFA Women’s Cup, losing to Duisburg.

They also won the Russian league in 2008 and 2009, making it three titles in a row. In 2010 they were third, failing to qualify to the Champions League.

Biggest win
06/09/2008, Zvezda 2005 8-0 KÍ, ?iauliai
04/09/2008, Zvezda 2005 8-0 Gintra, ?iauliai

Biggest defeat
16/05/2009, Zvezda 2005 0-6 Duisburg, Kazan

Appearances in UEFA Women’s Champions League
6

Player with most UEFA appearances
23 – Elena Suslova (RUS)

Top scorers in UEFA club competitions
11 – Olesya Kurochkina (RUS) and Daryna Apanaschenko (UKR)

Further information regarding WFC Zvezda 2005 can be found here.



Good luck Manchester City Women.

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