FC BATE Borisov will play against Astana at the Astana Arena in Nur Sultan today in the first playoff match of the Europa League Qualification. The Belarusian club departed for Kazakhstan early in the morning the day before, and had its first training already in the evening. The match will be held on synthetic turf. The return match will take place at the Borisov Arena on August 29th. The winner of the face-off will progress to the Europa League group stage.