The UEFA Europa League 2016-17 new season has started with the 1st qualifying round, 1st leg and there was a shocking result, Europa FC became the first club from Gibraltar to win a match in UEFA Competition.
Europa FC won 2-0 vs Pyunik Yerevan, a club that has won several times the Armenian title.
Kazakhstan teams had different luck on this day, FK Aktobe drew 1-1 vs MTK Budaest, Kairat Almaty got an important away victory in Albania vs Teuta and Ordabasy Shymkent lost in Serbia vs FK Čukarički.
Admira Wacker vs Spartak Myjava
Dinamo Minsk vs Spartaks Jurmala
30.06.2016; KF Shkendija lepsza w pierwszym meczu eliminiacyjnym Ligi Europy;
The new season is just about to start next week and last Monday was made the draw for the 1st and 2nd qualifying rounds.
in the 1st Qualifying round its the debut in the competition for Armenian champions Alashkert and The New Saints FC are looking forward to qualifying for the next stage this time.
Gibraltar champions have a hard task if they dream to reach the next stage while in the 2nd qualifying round there are many debutants in the competitions, Finnish champions have a hard test vs experienced Belarussian champions and former UCL group stage participants BATE Borisov.
First qualifying round draw (28/29 June & 5/6 July)
Flora Tallinn (EST) v Lincoln (GIB)
The New Saints (WAL) v Tre Penne (SMR)
Valletta (MLT) v B36 Tórshavn (FRO)
FC Santa Coloma (AND) v Alashkert FC (ARM)
Second qualifying round draw (12/13 & 19/20 July)
Qarabağ (AZE) v F91 Dudelange (LUX)
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) v Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA)
NK Olimpija Ljubljana (SVN) v AS Trenčín (SVK)
FC Salzburg (AUT) v Liepāja (LVA)
FK Vardar (MKD) v GNK Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
The New Saints (WAL)/Tre Penne (SMR) v APOEL (CYP)
HNK Zrinjski (BIH) v Legia Warszawa (POL)
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) v Mladost Podgorica (MNE)
Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) v Santa Coloma (AND)/Alashkert (ARM)
Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) v FC Astana (KAZ)
Skënderbeu* (ALB) v Ferencváros (HUN)
BATE Borisov (BLR) v SJK Seinäjoki (FIN)
Valletta (MLT)/B36 Tórshavn (FRO) v Crvena zvezda (SRB)
Rosenborg (NOR) v IFK Norrköping (SWE)
Dundalk (IRL) v FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL)
FC Flora Tallinn (EST)/Lincoln (GIB) v Celtic FC (SCO)
Crusaders FC (NIR) v FC København (DEN)
* Skënderbeu are admitted on provisional measures pending a CAS decision. The hearing is scheduled for 5/6 July 2016.