Defeated 2-3 in this 2nd hand smashes the blue and white aspirations in the millionaire race. Krasnodar wins at Dragão and moves on to the Champions League playoff, while FC Porto falls to Europe League.
FC Porto is out of the Champions League. A 2-3 loss in the 2nd leg of the Champions League third qualifying round against Krasnodar knocked the dragons out of the millionaire competition, which will have to play in the Europa League group stage. After the first half of a dream, where they managed to score three goals, the Russians maintained the advantage until the end and secured a place in the Champions League group playoff.
FC Porto failed to undo the black result of the first 45 minutes and thus falls in the third qualifying round. The final score was 3-3, Krasnodar ahead due to goals scored away from home.
Benfica will be the only Portuguese representative in the group stage of the Champions League and, with the absence of dragons, will appear in pot 2 of the competition.