Hajduk Split & Osijek Advance in UEFA Europa League Qualifying
- by croatiaweek
- in Sport
All Croatian teams involved in European competitions have safely advanced through to the next stages of qualifying.
On Tuesday NK Rijeka thumped Welsh side The New Saints 5-1 to make the third round of UEFA Champions League qualifying, and on Thursday it was the turn of the Croatian sides involved in UEFA Europa League qualifying.
On Thursday evening Hajduk Split beat Levski Sofia 2-1 away to win 3-1 on aggregate, whilst NK Osijek lost 2-1 to Swiss side Luzern but advance 3-2 on aggregate.
NK Rijeka will meet Red Bull Salzburg next in UEFA Champions League qualifying, whilst Hajduk meet Bronby from Denmark.
NK Osijek will have a tough task in the next round as they will need to get past Dutch side PSV Eindhoven.
The first legs are played on 27 July with the return legs on 3 August. Dinamo Zagreb joins UEFA Europa League qualifying in the next round also.