FC BATE Borisov
FC BATE Borisov (Belarusian: ФК БАТЭ Барысаў, IPA: [baˈtɛ]; Russian: ФК БАТЭ Борисов, FK BATE Borisov [bɐˈtɛ bɐˈrʲisəf]) is a Belarusian football team from the city of Barysaw. The club competes in the Belarusian Premier League, of which they are the reigning champions and are the league's most successful club with 14 titles, 12 won consecutively. The club has also won three Belarusian Cups and four Belarusian Super Cups.
|Full name||Football Club BATE|
|Head coach||Alyaksey Baha|
|League||Belarusian Premier League|
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.
BATE is an acronym of Borisov Automobile and Tractor Electronics. 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 11 times and competed in UEFA competitions.
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. 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.
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.
- As of January 2019 
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
- Belarusian Premier League
- Belarusian Cup
- Belarusian Super Cup
- Belarusian Second League
- Winners: 1996
- Belarusian Soviet era champions
- Winners (3): 1974, 1976, 1979
League and Cup historyEdit
|1997||2nd||2nd||30||25||3||2||92||15||78||Round of 32||Promoted|
|2000||1st||2nd||30||20||4||6||68||26||64||Round of 16|
|2011||1st||1st||33||18||12||3||53||20||66||Round of 16|
|2012||1st||1st||30||21||5||4||51||16||68||Round of 16|
|2013||1st||1st||32||21||4||7||61||25||67||Round of 16|
- 1 Including play-off (1–0 win) for the first place against Neman Grodno, as both teams finished with equal points.
As of September 17, 2018
|UEFA Champions League||93||34||27||32||104||128||–24|
|UEFA Cup & UEFA Europa League||51||17||10||24||64||84||–20|
|UEFA Intertoto Cup||6||4||1||1||8||2||+6|
|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||PO||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)|
|PO||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||14 Feb (H)||21 Feb (A)|
Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for BATE.
- Leu Mazurkevich (1973–1981)
- Yuri Puntus (1 March 1996 – 30 November 2004)
- Igor Kriushenko (1 January 2005 – 12 November 2007)
- Viktor Goncharenko (13 November 2007 – 12 October 2013)
- Alyaksandr Yermakovich (12 October 2013 – 31 December 2017)
- Oleg Dulub (5 January 2018 – 3 June 2018)
- Alyaksey Baha (4 June 2018 –)
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