The dream of the Champions League has burst for Luca Waldschmidt and Julian Weigl. Benfica surprisingly fail within the third qualifying spherical.
For nationwide soccer participant Luca Waldschmidt and the ex-Dortmund participant Julian Weigl, the dream of collaborating within the Champions League has burst. The German duo misplaced with Portugal’s report champions Benfica Lisbon within the third qualifying spherical in opposition to Greek runners-up PAOK Saloniki 1: 2 (0: 0). Waldschmidt, introduced in from SC Freiburg for twelve million euros, sat on the bench for 90 minutes, Weigl was within the beginning line-up.
Dimitris Giannoulis (63rd) and Andrija Zivkovic (seventy fifth) scored for PAOK, the connection by means of Rafa Silva (ninetieth + 4) got here too late. PAOK with German sports activities director Olaf Rebbe will face FC Krasnodar from Russia within the play-offs for the premier class (22/23 and 29/30 September). Benfica will proceed within the group stage of the Europa League.
Cod scores for Ghent
Things went higher for Niklas Dorsch and Tim Kleindienst with the Belgian runner-up, KAA Gent. U21 worldwide Dorsch scored his first objective for his new membership (thirty sixth) with a header in a 2-1 (0-0) in opposition to Rapid Vienna. Roman Yaremchuk elevated the penalty (59th), Yusuf Demir (ninetieth + 3) shortened for Rapid.
Dorsch and the late substitute Kleindienst, who each moved from 1. FC Heidenheim to Belgium in the summertime, will play with Gent within the play-offs of Ukraine’s runners-up Dynamo Kiev.