UEFA Europa League 3rd Qualifying Round 2nd leg recap

There were many shocking results and also goals in the finals minutes in this stage. Kairat Almaty confirmed their great form getting an important draw vs Aberdeen 1-1 and with this qualifying to the next stage.

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Missed fortunes for some countries in which one of their clubs was eliminated and the other progressed, this happened to the Austrians, for example, Sturm Graz and Wolfsberger lose their respectives away matches vs Rubin Kazan and Borussia Dortmund but the only happiness went for SCR Altach who got an historic victory in Portugal vs Vitoria Guimaraes and qualified to the playoff round.

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Das Wunder vn Guimamaes!

Amazing, epic and historic victory from SCR Altach

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Ukraine were near to put their 2 representants in the playoffs, Vorskla were doing the impossible and were just seconds to qualify but a last second goal from MSK Zilina put the Slovakians in the next round, Zorya Luhansk won vs Charleroi 2-0.

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It was a disaster for Swedish clubs as all 3 of them were eliminated, IFK Goteborg by Belenenses, Elfsborg lose vs Odd from Norway and AIK lose vs Atromitos from Greece and also for the Cypriot who suffered the same fate, Omonia and Apollon Limassol were eliminated by Brondby and Qabala respectively.

SCR Altach and Qabala from Azerbaijan both in their 1st ever participation in European competitions have reached the playoff round, a very good performance that are displaying both teams.

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UEFA Champions League 3rd Qualifying round 2nd Leg recap

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.

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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

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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.

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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

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BATE Borisov won 1-0 vs Videoton at Borisov Arena and progressed with an aggregate score of 2-1

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UEFA Champions League / UEFA Europa League 3rd QF Round 1st leg Recap

This week was excellent for both Kazakhstan and Belarussian teams at UEFA competition but for Austrian teams were mixed fortunes as only SCR Altach claimed victory while Sturm Graz and Wolfsberger lost their respective matches and at the UEFA Champions League SK Rapid Wien coming from behind draw 2-2 vs AFC Ajax.

FC Astana draw HJK 0-0 and Kairat Almaty won 2-1 vs Aberdeen FC from Scotland.

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BATE Borisov won 1-0 vs Videoton and Dinamo Minsk got an important away victory vs FC Zurich.zurich vs dinamo videoton vs bate1 videoton vs bate2

Both Russian teams Rubin Kazan and FC Kasnodar got importat victories vs SK Sturm Graz and SK Slovan Bratislava respectively while SCR Altach from Austria, debutants this edition made history by winning their first ever European match vs Vitoria Guimaraes.

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Borussia Dortmund won 1-0 vs Wolfsberger AC from Austria while Southampton FC won 3-0 vs Vitesse.

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SK Rapid Wien 2-2 AFC Ajax

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The other Austrian representant FC Salzburg won 2-0 vs Malmo FF

Skenderbeu have one foot in the playoff after they won 2-0 vs Milsami from Moldova, The Albanians are making an historic campaign and Europe´s premier club competition and they aim to reach the group stage for the 1st time in their history.

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CSKA Moskva found hard opposition in their match against Sparta Prague and they draw 2-2, now they must win if they dream to reach the group stage again.

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