FC BATE Borisov


FC BATE Borisov (Russian: ФК БАТЭ Борисов, FK BATE Borisov [bɐˈtɛ bɐˈrʲisəf]; Belarusian: ФК БАТЭ Барысаў, BATE Barysaw, IPA: [baˈtɛ]) is a professional Belarusian football team from the city of Barysaw. The club competes in the Belarusian Premier League, of which they are the league's most successful club with 15 titles, including 13 won consecutively. The club has also won four Belarusian Cups and four Belarusian Super Cups.

BATE Borisov
Full nameFootball Club BATE Borisov
Nickname(s)Zholto-Sinie (Yellow-Blues)
Founded1973 (48 years ago) (1973) (original)
1996 (25 years ago) (1996) (revival)[1]
Re-established
Dissolved1984 (original)
GroundBorisov Arena
Capacity13,126
ChairmanAndrei Kapski
Head coachVitaly Zhukovsky
LeagueBelarusian Premier League
20202nd
WebsiteClub website
Current season

BATE is the only Belarusian team to have qualified for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League (2008–09, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2015–16) and one of two to qualify for the group stage of the UEFA Europa League (2009–10, 2010–11, 2017–18 and 2018–19), along with Dinamo Minsk.

The club's home stadium is Borisov Arena, which was opened in 2014.[2]

History


BATE is an acronym of Borisov Automobile and Tractor Electronics.[3] The team was founded in 1973 and managed to win Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic league three times (1974, 1976 and 1979) before being disbanded in 1984. The club was re-established in 1996. Since then, BATE have won the Belarusian Premier League 15 times and competed in UEFA competitions.[4]

BATE playing at the Haradski Stadium in July 2009

In 2001, BATE reached the first round of the UEFA Cup, their first appearance in the competition beyond the qualifying rounds. 2008 saw BATE becoming the first Belarusian team to qualify for the group stages of the UEFA Champions League.[5] As of 2015, BATE have played five times in the Champions League group stage, as well as twice in UEFA Europa League group stage, also reaching the knockout phase of the latter competition in 2010–11 and 2012–13.

Notable former players of BATE include Alexander Hleb (VfB Stuttgart, Arsenal, Barcelona and Birmingham City); Vitali Kutuzov (Milan, Sporting CP, Avellino, Sampdoria, Parma, Pisa and Bari) and Yuri Zhevnov (FC Moscow, and Zenit Saint Petersburg). Having started their professional careers with BATE, all are also former or present members of the Belarus national team.[6]

BATE won their tenth consecutive league title in 2015, with four matches to spare.[7] In the 2017 season, BATE drew an average home league attendance of 5,633, the second-highest in the league.[8]

Supporters


BATE Borisov is one of the most popular football teams in Belarus. BATE fans have developed a rivalry with the fans of Dinamo Minsk and a friendship with fans of Polish club Piast Gliwice since 2011.[9]

Current squad


As of June 2021[10]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
4 DF  SRB Aleksandar Filipović
5 MF  BLR Yevgeniy Yablonskiy
6 MF  BLR Syarhey Volkaw
8 MF  BLR Stanislaw Drahun
10 MF  UZB Shokhboz Umarov
13 FW  BLR Mikalay Signevich
14 DF  MNE Boris Kopitović
15 FW  BLR Maksim Skavysh
16 GK  BLR Andrey Kudravets
17 MF  BLR Danila Nechayev
18 MF  ISL Willum Þór Willumsson
19 MF  BLR Dmitriy Bessmertny
22 DF  BLR Aleksey Nosko
23 DF  BLR Zakhar Volkov
No. Pos. Nation Player
25 MF  RUS Pavel Karasyov
26 FW  SRB Nemanja Milić
27 DF  BLR Pavel Rybak
32 DF  CRO Jakov Filipović
33 MF  BLR Pavel Nyakhaychyk
35 GK  BLR Anton Chichkan
44 DF  BLR Vladislav Malkevich
48 GK  BLR Denis Scherbitskiy
51 GK  BLR Vyacheslav Dergachev
55 DF  BLR Semen Lazarchik
74 DF  BLR Nikita Supranovich
92 DF  BLR Maksim Valadzko
FW  BLR Ilya Vasilevich

Honours


League and Cup history


Season Level Pos Pld W D L GF GA Points Domestic Cup Notes
19963rd1st282521791077Promoted
19972nd2nd302532921578Round of 32Promoted
19981st2nd281846502558Quarter-finals
19991st1st302451802277Semi-finals
20001st2nd302046682664Round of 16
20011st3rd261637543151Quarter-finals
20021st1st2711926522059Runners-up
20031st2nd302064702166Quarter-finals
20041st2nd302244592570Semi-finals
20051st5th2612113422747Runners-up
20061st1st261664472754Winners
20071st1st261826502556Runners-up
20081st1st3019101542067Semi-finals
20091st1st261952551662Semi-finals
20101st1st332193641872Winners
20111st1st3318123532066Round of 16
20121st1st302154511668Round of 16
20131st1st322147612567Round of 16
20141st1st3220111682171Quarter-finals
20151st1st262051441165Winners
20161st1st302244732570Runners-up
20171st1st302154611968Semi-finals
20181st1st302343552473Runners-up
20191st2nd302244612170Quarter-finals
20201st2nd301776653258Winners
  • 1 Including play-off (1–0 win) for the first place against Neman Grodno, as both teams finished with equal points.

European record


As of August 15, 2019

Competition Pld W D L GF GA GD
UEFA Champions League 93 34 27 32 104 128 −24
UEFA Cup & UEFA Europa League 53 18 11 24 66 85 −19
UEFA Europa Conference League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UEFA Intertoto Cup 6 4 1 1 8 2 +6
Total 152 56 39 57 178 215 –37
Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg
1999–2000 UEFA Cup QR Lokomotiv Moscow 1–7 (H) 0–5 (A)
2000–01 UEFA Champions League 1Q Shirak 1–1 (A) 2–1 (H)
2Q Helsingborgs IF 0–0 (A) 0–3 (H)
2001–02 UEFA Cup Q Dinamo Tbilisi 1–2 (A) 4–0 (H)
1R Milan 0–2 (H) 0–4 (A)
2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1R AB 1–0 (H) 2–0 (A)
2R 1860 Munich 1–0 (A) 4–0 (H)
3R Bologna 0–2 (A) 0–0 (H)
2003–04 UEFA Champions League 1Q Bohemians 1–0 (H) 0–3 (A)
2004–05 UEFA Cup 1Q Dinamo Tbilisi 2–3 (H) 0–1 (A)
2005–06 UEFA Cup 1Q Torpedo Kutaisi 1–0 (A) 5–0 (H)
2Q Krylia Sovetov Samara 0–2 (A) 0–2 (H)
2006–07 UEFA Cup 1Q Nistru Otaci 2–0 (H) 1–0 (A)
2Q Rubin Kazan 0–3 (A) 0–2 (H)
2007–08 UEFA Champions League 1Q APOEL 0–2 (A) 3–0 (a.e.t.) (H)
2Q FH Hafnarfjördur 3–1 (A) 1–1 (H)
3Q Steaua București 2–2 (H) 0–2 (A)
2007–08 UEFA Cup 1R Villarreal 1–4 (A) 2–0 (H)
2008–09 UEFA Champions League 1Q Valur 2–0 (H) 1–0 (A)
2Q Anderlecht 2–1 (A) 2–2 (H)
3Q Levski Sofia 1–0 (A) 1–1 (H)
Group H Real Madrid 0–2 (A) 0–1 (H)
Juventus 2–2 (H) 0–0 (A)
Zenit Saint Petersburg 1–1 (A) 0–2 (H)
2009–10 UEFA Champions League 2Q Makedonija Gjorče Petrov 2–0 (A) 2–0 (H)
3Q Ventspils 0–1 (A) 2–1 (H)
UEFA Europa League Play-off Litex Lovech 0–1 (H) 4–0 (a.e.t.) (A)
Group I Benfica 0–2 (A) 1–2 (H)
Everton 1–2 (H) 1–0 (A)
AEK Athens 2–1 (H) 2–2 (A)
2010–11 UEFA Champions League 2Q FH Hafnarfjörður 5–1 (H) 1–0 (A)
3Q Copenhagen 0–0 (H) 2–3 (A)
UEFA Europa League Play-off Marítimo 3–0 (H) 2–1 (A)
Group E Dynamo Kyiv 2–2 (A) 1–4 (H)
AZ 4–1 (H) 0–3 (A)
Sheriff Tiraspol 1–0 (A) 3–1 (H)
R32 Paris Saint-Germain 2–2 (H) 0–0 (A)
2011–12 UEFA Champions League 2Q Linfield 1–1 (A) 2–0 (H)
3Q Ekranas 0–0 (A) 3–1 (H)
Play-off Sturm Graz 1–1 (H) 2–0 (A)
Group H Viktoria Plzeň 1–1 (A) 0–1 (H)
Barcelona 0–5 (H) 0–4 (A)
Milan 0–2 (A) 1–1 (H)
2012–13 UEFA Champions League 2Q Vardar 3–2 (H) 0–0 (A)
3Q Debrecen 1–1 (H) 2–0 (A)
Play-off Ironi Kiryat Shmona 2–0 (H) 1–1 (A)
Group F Lille 3–1 (A) 0–2 (H)
Bayern Munich 3–1 (H) 1–4 (A)
Valencia 0–3 (H) 2–4 (A)
UEFA Europa League R32 Fenerbahçe 0–0 (H) 0–1 (A)
2013–14 UEFA Champions League 2Q Shakhter Karagandy 0–1 (H) 0–1 (A)
2014–15 UEFA Champions League 2Q Skënderbeu 0–0 (H) 1–1 (A)
3Q Debrecen 0–1 (A) 3–1 (H)
Play-off Slovan Bratislava 1–1 (A) 3–0 (H)
Group H Porto 0–6 (A) 0–3 (H)
Athletic Bilbao 2–1 (H) 0–2 (A)
Shakhtar Donetsk 0–7 (H) 0–5 (A)
2015–16 UEFA Champions League 2Q Dundalk 2–1 (H) 0–0 (A)
3Q Videoton 1–1 (A) 1–0 (H)
Play-off Partizan 1–0 (H) 1–2 (A)
Group E Bayer Leverkusen 1–4 (A) 1–1 (H)
Roma 3–2 (H) 0–0 (A)
Barcelona 0–2 (H) 0–3 (A)
2016–17 UEFA Champions League 2Q SJK 2–0 (H) 2–2 (A)
3Q Dundalk 1–0 (H) 0–3 (A)
UEFA Europa League Play-off Astana 0–2 (A) 2–2 (H)
2017–18 UEFA Champions League 2Q Alashkert 1–1 (H) 3–1 (A)
3Q Slavia Prague 0–1 (A) 2–1 (H)
UEFA Europa League Play-off Oleksandriya 1–1 (H) 2–1 (A)
Group H Red Star Belgrade 1–1 (A) 0–0 (H)
Arsenal 2–4 (H) 0–6 (A)
Köln 1–0 (H) 2–5 (A)
2018–19 UEFA Champions League 2Q HJK 0–0 (H) 2–1 (A)
3Q Qarabağ 1–0 (A) 1–1 (H)
Play-off PSV Eindhoven 2–3 (H) 0–3 (A)
UEFA Europa League Group L MOL Vidi 2–0 (A) 2–0 (H)
PAOK 1–4 (H) 3–1 (A)
Chelsea 1–3 (A) 0–1 (H)
R32 Arsenal 1–0 (H) 0–3 (A)
2019–20 UEFA Champions League 1Q Piast Gliwice 1−1 (H) 2−1 (A)
2Q Rosenborg 2−1 (H) 0−2 (A)
UEFA Europa League 3Q Sarajevo 2−1 (A) 0−0 (H)
Play-off Astana 0−3 (A) 2−0 (H)
2020–21 UEFA Europa League 2Q CSKA Sofia 0−2 (A) N/A
2021–22 UEFA Europa Conference League 2Q or Dinamo Batumi or Tre Penne

Managers


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