UEFA Europa League 2015-16 Playoff round 2nd Leg, History makers

History was made among clubs from Azerbaijan, 1st time that the UEFA Europa League will have 2 representatives from that nation after Qarabag qualifying for the 2nd time in a row and surprising Qabala who qualified to the group stage in their competition debut, starting from the 1st qualifying round, in that stage they qualified to the 2nd qualifying round in the last second when Dinamo Tbilisi was sure to qualify, Qabala shocked them. also another club that will make their debut at this group stage is Skenderbeu from Albania who comes from losing their UEFA Champions League playoffs vs GNK Dinamo Zagreb.

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Qarabag recorded and amazing victory vs Young Boys to qualify

Czech Republic could have had all their representatives in the group stage but FK Jablonec draw vs Ajax and on aggregate they lose 1-0

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Slovan Liberec survived their journey in Split and won there 1-0 vs HNK Hajduk, Viktoria Plzen visited Serbia and won vs Vojvodina and Sparta Praha were victorious vs Thun on aggregate

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Lech returns to the competition after they won vs Videoton

Both French sides also qualified, Bordeaux lose vs Kairat Almaty 1-2 but that goal that Bordeaux scored were enough to qualify thanks to the away goals rule and St Etienne only won 1-0 to qualify on aggregate score 2-1 vs Milsami

Swiss, Romanian, Greek and Austrian sides missed the opportunity to enter the group stage, Young Boys, Thun, Steaua lose vs Rosenborg and Astra lose vs AZ, Panathinaikos and Atromitos lose their respective matches, Altach draw but on aggregate they lose, Salzburg lose on penalties vs Dinamo Minsk

The only Greek side who progressed was PAOK

Denmark will have 1 representatve, FC Midtjyland which in their debut in the competition reached the group stage, great performance

Russian and Dutch sides qualified, FC Krasnodar and Rubin Kazan and AFC Ajax and AZ progressed

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