This season (2016-17) marks the 25 th anniversary of the last participation of the DDR clubs in UEFA competition (European Champions Club Cup, UEFA Cup, UEFA Cup Winners Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup)
Not all the last representatives clubs of East Germany in UEFA competition were eliminated on 1st round in their respective matches, Rot Weiss Erfurt progressed to the 2nd round after winning 2-0 on aggregate to FC Groningen from The Netherlands, the others did not progress to the 2nd round Hansa Rostock vs FC Barcelona, Hallescher FC vs Torpedo Moscow and Eisenhüttenstadt FC Stahl vs Galatasaray
In the Intertoto Cup Energie Cottbus played in group 4 with FC Dukla Banská Bystrica(CZE), Silkeborg IF (Denmark) and Hammarby IF (SWE) and ended last.
Hallescher FC also played in group 3 and ended 2nd
Hansa Rostock vs FC Barcelona
Here is a selection of Alsatian players who are currently active in their respective clubs, Almost all the players are born in Alsace but there only one exception, its the case of Antoine Griezmann who wasn´t born in Alsace but his father is Alsatian.
Gardiens de but / Torhüter
FC Istiklol vs FK Ahal 1-0
Istiklol started with the right foot their campaign and will be looking to reach as far as possible in this year´s edition .
Alay Osh vs Altyn Asyr 3-6
Alay are present for the 2nd year in a row in the AFC Cup group stage
Benfica Macau vs Hang Yuen (Chinese Taipei) 3-2
Historic victory from Benfica Macau! Their 1st ever victory in an AFC competition group stage
They have played in the qualifying playoffs in the past years
April 25 vs Hwaebul, DPR Korean derby, April 25 won 1-0
Historic match because for the 2nd year in a row in the AFC Cup group stage 2 clubs from DPR Korea play against each other.
April 25 holds the supremacy in the recent confrontations, last year vs Kigwancha and now vs debutants Hwebil
FC Salzburg greatest success was reaching the 1993-94 UEFA Cup final as SV Austria Salzburg where they lost it vs FC Internazionale Milano, in that year they defeated 2 German cluubs in their route to play the final
This is the list of teams that FC Salzburg has played against German clubs in all their history at European competitions
Fortuna Düsseldorf (1980-81 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup)
Eintracht Frankfurt (1993-94 UEFA Cup)
Karlsruher SC (1993-94 UEFA Cup)
FC Schalke 04 (2016-17 UEFA Europa League)
Borussia Dortmund (2017-18 UEFA Europa League)
Only 3 times BVB has played vs Austrian clubs in all their history in European competitions
FC Salzburg (2017-18 UEFA Europa League)
Wolfsberger (2015-16 UEFA Europa League)
FK Austria Wien (2003-04 UEFA Cup)