The UEFA Champions League began its third qualifying round on Tuesday, with five sides taking advantage of the opportunity at hand.
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Club Brugge 1-0 Dynamo Kiev
Hans Vanaken’s 37th minute penalty was the difference as the Belgians will take an advantage to Ukraine.
New signing Simon Mignolet pitched the shutout after relegating American goalkeeper Ethan Horvath to the bench.
PAOK 2-2 Ajax
There were some North London Derby participants on show, as Chuba Akpom scored PAOK to make it 1-1 and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar bagged a 57th minute equalizer for Ajax after the Greek side went ahead.
Hakim Ziyech opened the scoring for Ajax, while Leo Matos scored PAOK’s other goal.
American prospect Sergino Dest was again an unused sub for the Dutch side.
Ziyech has been linked with a move to either Leicester City or Bayern Munich, and it’s easy to see why.
APOEL Nicosia 1-2 Qarabag
Dinamo Zagreb 1-1 Ferencvaros
Red Star Belgrade 1-1 Copenhagen
Krasnodar v. Porto – 1 p.m. ET
Istanbul Basaksehir v. Olympiacos – 1:45 p.m. ET
CFR Cluj v. Celtic – 2 p.m. ET
Basel v. LASK – 2 p.m. ET
Maribor v. Rosenborg – 2:15 p.m. ET