While some large clubs wanted, or still want, to share the cake to leave the small clubs in their corner, some still manage to make their hole despite limited means. The Champions League welcomes a new guest to its table tonight: Sheriff Tiraspol.
In the dream world of Florentino Pérez and Andrea Agnelli, pillars of the Super League project, tonight’s poster would never have taken place. In the real world, and this is much more exciting, it will be on the program and will bring a breath of fresh air to the history of the biggest European competition.
Champion of Moldova, Sheriff Tiraspol discovers this evening the queen of competitions against Shaktar Dontesk in a meeting that will forever mark the history of Moldovan football except that the club does not claim to be Moldova.