- Thursday July 21st, 2011 @ 22:47
UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round Lineup
FK Crvena zvezda, AC Sparta Praha, US Citt√† di Palermo and Club Brugge KV know the fate that awaits them in the third qualifying round with the conclusion of Thursday's UEFA Europa League ties.
The draw for the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round has come into sharp focus, with the likes of FK Crvena zvezda, AC Sparta Praha, US Citt√† di Palermo and Club Brugge KV learning the fate that awaits them.
The conclusion of the 80-team second qualifying round saw some modest sides line up some thrilling encounters for next week. Latvia's FK Ventspils take on Belgrade giants Crvena zvezda, FK Sarajevo meet Sparta, Palermo are up against Swiss side FC Thun and FK Qarabağ await Club Brugge, with 2009/10 winners Club Atl√©tico de Madrid also entering the competition at this stage.
The ties will be played on 28 July and 4 August, with the winning teams joining the losers from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round in the play-offs for the UEFA Europa League group stage.
UEFA Europa League third qualifying round (selected fixtures)
FC Karpaty Lviv (UKR) v Saint Patrick's Athletic FC (IRL)
FC Vorskla Poltava (UKR) v Sligo Rovers FC (IRL)