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UEFA's Emergency Panel on November 27 decided to relocate FC Vorskla's UEFA Europa League group stage match against Arsenal FC from the city of Poltava, following the introduction of martial law in certain regions in Ukraine.

The match will now take place at Kyiv's Olimpiyskiy Stadium on Thursday, November 29 at 18.55CET, UEFA said in a statement on its website.

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"UEFA will continue to monitor and assess the security situation in Ukraine in the coming days before making any decision on potentially relocating other matches," the statement said.

About 16,500 tickets have already been sold for the FC Vorskla v. Arsenal FC match.

Poltava region is among the 10 regions subject to martial law, which is effective in Ukraine from November 26 to December 26.