The second round of Europa League qualifying continued on Thursday with 32 games.
At Tikva, Israel:
Serkan Yusein's equalizer in the 73rd minute carried Botev Plovdiv to a series-opening 1-1 road draw with Beirut Jerusalem. Tal Kachila scored for the Israeli club in the 11th minute.
At Larnaca, Cyprus:
Andre Schembri (10'), Alex da Silva (PK-21'), and Joao Pedro (28') each produced a goal in the opening half-hour as Apollon Limassol dominated visiting Zaria Balti 30- in the opening match of their two-game series.
At Skopje, Macedonia:
Bojan Najdemov's equalizing penalty kick in the third minute of second-half stoppage time enabled FK Rabotnicki to salvage a series-opening 1-1 draw with Dinamo Minsk. Vladimir Khvashchinskiy scored for the visiting club from Belarus in the 53rd minute.
At Bratislava, Slovakia:
Jeppe Kjaer scored the only goal of the match in the 75th minute as Lyngby knocked off FC Slovan Bratislava 1-0 in the opening match of their series.
At Dublin, Ireland:
Jan Chramosta scored the winning goal in the 88th minute as Mlada Boleslav opened their series with a 3-2 road win over Shamrock Rovers.
At Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina:
The opening contest between Zeljeznicar Sarajevo and visiting AIK Solna played out to a 0-0 stalemate.
At Cork, Ireland:
Joan Guillem Truyols scored the lone goal of the game in the 70th minute as AEK Larnaca took the opening match of their series with Cork City 1-0 on the road in the Emerald Isle.
At Aimaty, Kazakhstan:
Bakary Nimaga's equalizer in the 72nd minute lifted Skenderbeu Korce to a series-opening 1-1 home draw with Kairat. Gerard Bi Goua Gohou scored for the hosts in the ninth minute.
At Athens, Greece:
Samed Yesil scored twice (12', 47') as Panionios blanked visiting ND Gorica 2-0 in their series-opening match.
At Giurgiu, Romania:
Alexandru Dandea scored the winning goal in the 55th minute as Astra Giurgiu outlasted visiting Zira 3-1 in their series opener.
At Haugesund, Norway:
Liban Abdi (24'), Haris Hajradinovic (71'), and Shuaibu Ibrahim (73') each scored once as Haugesund held on for a 3-2 series-opening home victory over Lech Poznan. Radoslaw Majewski (75') and Darko Jevtic (PK-90'+3) each scored a goal to keep the Polish club's chances in the series alive.
At Brondby, Denmark:
Teemu Pukki (17') and Kasper Fisker (29') each scored once during the first half-hour as Brondby blanked visiting VPS 2-0 in game one of their two-contest series.
At Norrkoping, Sweden:
Sebastian Andersson (32') and Karl Holmberg (61') each scored once as IFK Norrkoping outlasted visiting Trakai 2-1 in game one. Maksim Maksimov kept the Lithuanian club in the series with his road goal at 66 minutes.
At Dugopolje, Croatia:
Hajduk Split, thanks to Marko Futacs' successfully-converted 24th-minute penalty kick, defeated visiting Levski Sofia 2-1 in their series opener.
At Tallinn, Estonia:
Marko Scepovic converted a pair of penalty kicks (47', 74') as Videoton dominated Nomme Kalju 3-0 on the road in their series-opening contest.
At Netanya, Israel:
Vidhar Kjartansson scored the winning goal in the 78th minute as Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated visiting KR Reykjavik 3-1 in the opening match of their two-game series.
At Paola, Malta:
Valletta and visiting FC Utrecht battled to a 0-0 deadlock.
At Ruzomberok, Slovakia:
Bismark Acosta scored the only goal of the match in the 47th minute as SK Brann knocked off Ruzomberok 1-0 in their series-opening match on the road.
At Liepaja, Latvia:
Ovidijus Verbickas (18') and Karolis Luakzemis (74') delivered the goal power as FK Suduva Mariejampole blanked FK Liepaja 2-0 on the road in match one of their two-game series.
At Baku, Azerbaijan:
Steeven Joseph-Monrose's equalizer in the 47th minute enabled Gabala to gain a series-opening 1-1 draw with visiting Jagiellonia Bialystok. Taras Romanchuk scored for the Polish club in the 16th minute.
At Differdange, Luxembourg:
Mikel Arruabarrena scored the game's lone goal in the 66th minute as AEL Limassol defeated Progres Niederkorn 1-0 in game one of their two-match series.
At Altach, Austria:
Pavel Sedko's equalizer in the 74th minute lifted Dinamo Brest to a series-opening 1-1 road draw with Rheindord Altach. Stefan Nutz scored for the Austrian club in the 49th minute.
At Ostersund, Sweden:
Saman Ghoddos (68') and Jamie Hopcutt (90'+2) each scored once as Ostersund opened their series with Galatasaray by blanking the visiting Turkish club 2-0.
At Vaduz, Liechtenstein:
Olivier Occean scored the only goal of Odds BK's series-opening 1-0 road win over FC Vaduz in the 42nd minute.
At Reykjavik, Iceland:
Senijad Ibricic converted a penalty kick in the 73rd minute for the game-winning goal as Domzale knocked off Valur 2-1 on the road in their series opener.
At Pavlodar, Kazakhstan:
Stefan Zivkovic's successfully-executed penalty kick in the third minute of second-half stoppage time enabled Irtysh Pavlodar to salvage a series-opening 1-1 home draw with Red Star Belgrade. Yiadom Richmond Boakye delivered the visiting Serbian club's goal thanks to his own successful penalty kick in the 51st minute.
At Aberdeen, Scotland:
Stipo Markovic squared things off in the 69th minute to carry NK Siroki Brijeg to a series-opening 1-1 road draw with Aberdeen. Ryan Christie tallied for the Dons in the 18th minute.
At Budapest, Hungary:
Jakob Poulsen produced a hat trick (PK-45'+1, 61', PK-67') as FC Midtjylland knocked off Ferencvaros 4-2 on the road in the opening match of their series.
At Graz, Austria:
Milos Krkotic's successfully-converted second-minute penalty kick stood up as Mladost Podgorica delivered a series-opening 1-0 road win over Sturm Graz.
At Strumica, Macedonia:
Besart Ibraimi delivered a hat trick (PK-45', 59', PK-64') as Shkendija defeated visiting HJK Helsinki 3-1 in the opening match of their two-game series.
At Myjava, Slovakia:
Jakob Paur's goal in the 59th minute enabled Trencin to salvage a series-opening 1-1 home draw with Bnei Yehuda. Nerijus Valskis scored for the Israeli club in the third minute.
At Osijek, Croatia:
Muzafer Ejupi (66') and Eros Grezda (79') delivered the goals as Osijek blanked visiting FC Lucerne 2-0 in their series-opening contest.