Took place matches of the second qualifying round of the Europa League. Then decided the teams that will play in the third qualifying round. With this stage of the tournament kicks off “Mariupol”.
During the draw, which took place on July 22, “Mariupol” fell in rivals the winner of pair “AZ Alkmaar” (Netherlands) – “Haken” (Sweden).
The first match between these teams in the Netherlands ended in a draw 0:0. But in Sweden “AZ Alkmaar” won 3-0 thanks to goals from Boatu, Stings and tila. So it was against the Dutch team and play “Mariupol”.
The first match “Mariupol” – “AZ Alkmaar” will be held on August 8 on the field of the Ukrainian team. “Mariupol” their home matches in UEFA tournaments played in Odessa. But already on 15 August, the teams will play the return match in the Netherlands.