The playoff round of the Europa League concluded on Thursday with 22 games.
At Barysaw, Belarus:
Nemanja Maksimovic (50') and Patrick Twumasi (76') each scored once as Astana gained a 2-2 game-two road draw with FC BATE Borisov and won their series 4-2 on aggregate.
At Piraeus, Greece:
After Arouca topped Olympiacos 1-0 on the road in the regulation portion of game two, thus deadlocking the series at 1-1 on aggregate, Alejandro Dominguez (95') and Brown Ideye Aide (114') each scored an overtime goal as the home-standing Legend took the series 3-1 on aggregate.
At Ankara, Turkey:
Taigo Pinto scored twice (20', 50') as Osmanlispor blanked visiting FC Midtjylland 2-0 in game two and ousted the Danish club 3-0 on aggregate.
At Vienna, Austria:
Despite dropping a 2-0 game-two home decision to FK AS Trencin, Rapid Vienna still bested the Slovakian club 4-2 on aggregate.
At Genk, Belgium:
Mbwana Samatta (2') and Leon Bailey (50') each tallied once as KRC Genk blanked visiting Lokomotiva Zagreb 2-0 in game two and took out the Croatian club 4-2 on aggregate.
At Liberec, Czech Republic:
Jan Sykora produced a natural, first-half hat trick (8', 15', 41') as Slovan Liberec dominated visiting AEK Larnaca 3-0 in game two and took their series 4-0 on aggregate.
At Thessaloniki, Greece:
Garry Rodrigues (5') and Georgios Tzavellas (45') each scored once as PAOK FC blanked visiting Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 in game two and eliminated the Georgian club 3-0 on aggregate.
At Trondheim, Norway:
Alexander Grunwald (58') and Olarenwaju Kayode (69') each delivered a second-half goal as Austria Vienna defeated Rosenborg BK 2-1 on the road in game two and took out the Trond Kids 4-2 on aggregate.
At Sainte-Etienne, France:
A 0-0 game-two home draw with Beitar Jerusalem was good enough for Saint-Etienne as the French club took their series with the Israeli club 2-1 on aggregate.
At Alkmaar, Netherlands:
A 0-0 game-two home stalemate with Vojvodina was more than good enough for AZ Alkmaar as the Dutch club took out the Serbian club 3-0 on aggregate.
At Maribor, Slovenia:
Despite dropping a 1-0 game-two road decision to NK Maribor, Gabala still won their series 3-2 on aggregate.
At Brussels, Belgium:
Youri Tielemans (PK-22'), Lukasz Teodorczyk (PK-40'), and Michael Heylen (61') each scored once as RSC Anderlecht registered a second 3-0 domination at Slavia Prague's expense, this time at home, as the Belgian club won their series 6-0 on aggregate.
Felipe Teixeira scored the only goal of the match in the 45th minute as Astra Giurgiu knocked off West Ham United 1-0 on the road in game two and upended the Hammers 2-1 on aggregate.
At Zurich, Switzerland:
Fernandao (77') and Miroslav Stoch (84') each scored once as Fenerbahce blanked Grasshoppers 2-0 on the road and finished the Swiss club's European campaign 5-0 on aggregate.
At Brondby, Denmark:
Ivan Ivanov scored in the 68th minute as Panathinaikos gained a game-two 1-1 road draw with Brondby and won their series 4-1 on aggregate.
At Elbasan, Albania:
A 0-0 game-two road deadlock with Partizani Tirana was more than good enough for FC Krasnodar as the Russian club won their series 4-0 on aggregate.
At Skopje, Macedonia:
Kalifa Coulibary scored twice (60', 69') as KAA Gent demolished Shkendija 4-0 on the road in game two and won their series 6-1 on aggregate.
At Lviv, Ukraine (due to ongoing war conditions in Eastern Ukraine):
Joseph Attamah (OG-23') and Marlos (PK-71') each scored once as Shaktar Donetsk blanked visiting Istanbul Basaksehir 2-0 in game two and took out the Turkish club 4-1 on aggregate.
At Prague, Czech Republic:
Jakub Brabec scored the winning goal in the 85th minute as Sparta Prague defeated visiting SonderjysE 3-2 in game two and won the series by the same score on aggregate.
At Belgrade, Serbia:
Domenico Berardi scored in the 28th minute to help Sassuolo gain a game-two 1-1 draw with Red Star Belgrade, good enough for the Italian club to take the series 4-1 on aggregate.
At Baku, Azerbaijan:
Rashad Sadygov (19'), Muarem Muarem (26'), and Dani Quintana (51') each scored once as Qarabag dominated visiting IFK Gothenburg 3-0 in game two and ousted the Swedish club 3-1 on aggregate.
At Split, Croatia:
After Hajduk Split outscored visiting Maccabi Tel Aviv 2-1 in regulation time of game two, thus deadlocking the series at 3-3 aggregate, 30 scoreless minutes of overtime were played, in the penalty-kick shootout, Barak Itzhaki, Orlando Carlos Braga de Sa, Haris Medunjanin, and Avi Rikan converted their spot kicks as the Israeli club took the shootout 4-3 and advanced to the group stage.