History was made by SK Rapid Wien, Skenderbeu and FC Astana as they reached the playoff round and they are living the dream! and for Astana an Skenderbeu specially was memorable, fo the 1st time in their history both clubs reached the playoffs.
AFC Ajax vs SK Rapid Wien “Das Wunder von Amsterdam”
SK Rapid Wien did an amazing performance winning 3-2 vs AFC Ajax, since the beginning they started to make they game and they went early in the score with Beric putting the Austrians on aggregate advantage 3-2, then Rapid netted another goal just before the 1st half ends making the 2-0 and 4-2 on aggregate, in the 2nd half Ajax put a lot of pressure and fought to equalize the tie and thy did it thanks to Milik and Guelj but after that after Ajax converted the 2-2 Rapid found quickly the learship thanks to Schaub with an amazing goal putting the Austrians 3-2 and 5-4 on aggregate, the score didn´t move anymore and SK Rapid consolidated a great night progressing to the playoff round and eliminating a favorite like Ajax.
FC Astana vs HJK
In an exciting and thrilling match FC Astana made the impossible, it really was a miracle, they were losing 2-0 at the end of the st half but in the 2nd half they showed great courage and true fighting spirit and reverted the score and literally in the last minute of the match they won and with this progressed for the 1st time in ther history to the playoffs, they have become the 2nd Kazakh team to progress to this stage after Shakhtyor Karagandy did the same in 2013
Skenderbeu vs Milsami
The Albanians are the 1st team from that counto to progress to the playoff round after beating Milsami from Moldova, they now aim to reach the playoff round.
In other matches CSKA comind from behind qualified after winning 3-2 vs Sparta Prague in a very exciting and amazing match, 2 goals from Musa and 1 from Dzagoev who became the hero gave the Army men their ticket to the playoff round
BATE Borisov won 1-0 vs Videoton at Borisov Arena and progressed with an aggregate score of 2-1