Played the first games of the starting round of Champions League qualification.
The champion of Kosovo “Trepca” played the first match in the history of the country in European tournaments. The Kosovars in an away match against the Faroe “Vikingur” has conceded with the account 1:2 and kept the chances to continue the struggle in the Champions League. Fiton Haidari entered the history of local football, as the author of the first European ball.
The strongest team Malta V Hibernians FC made a serious bid to advance into the second round the islanders in the first match, outplayed in Tallinn. Estonians in the opening match, failed to convert a penalty, and in the second half with interval of 10 minutes we got two goals in the gate.
The confrontation between Wales and Gibraltar at the level of teams would have been a crushing victory for the Welsh, but in the Champions League, the British were not as competitive. Local “new Saints” sensationally lost to “Europe”.
The results of the first matches of the first qualifying round of the Champions League:
Alashkert (Armenia) — Santa Coloma (Andorra) 1:0
Goal: Nenadovich, 39
Vikingur (Faroe Islands) — Trepca (Kosovo) Is 2:1
Goals: Wanhammar, 17, Laval, 73 — Haidari, 39
New Saints (Wales) — Europe (Gibraltar) Is 1:2
Goals: Quigley, 44 — Alex Cillo, 8, Quique Gomez, 78
Hibernians (Malta) — Tallinn (Estonia) 2:0
Goals: Jorge Pereira, 62, Volodin, 73 (own goal)
Lynnfield (Northern Ireland) – Fiorita (San Marino) 1:0
Goal: Stewart, 89
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