Europa League: Aberdeen, Linfield and Crusaders record first-leg wins

Aberystwyth Town goalkeeper Mike Lewis is sent off
Aberystwyth Town played 67 minutes with 10 men against Derry City after goalkeeper Mike Lewis was sent off

Adam Rooney scored twice as Aberdeen thrashed Latvia's Daugava Riga 5-0 in the Europa League first qualifying round first leg at Pittodrie.

Derry City beat Aberystwyth Town 4-0 at the Brandywell, after the Welsh Premier League side had goalkeeper Mike Lewis sent off.

Airbus UK Broughton conceded an away goal as they drew 1-1 with Norwegian side FK Haugesund.

Linfield beat B36 Torshavn 2-1 in their first leg in the Faroe Islands.

Jamie Mulgrew gave the Irish Premiership side the lead in the 39th minute, and after Adeshina Lawal headed Torshavn's equaliser 12 minutes from the end, Michael Carvill scored the winner on 88 minutes.

Crusaders will take a two-goal lead into their Europa League second leg against Ekranas following a 3-1 win over the Lithuanians at Seaview.

Goals from Stephen Cockroft, Jordan Owens and skipper Colin Coates had given the Irish side a 3-0 lead before the hour, but Aleksander Susnjar's 88th-minute header gave the visitors an important away goal.

Irish Cup winners Glenavon went down 3-0 at Hafnarfjordur of Iceland. The Lurgan Blues did not arrive in Reykjavik until Wednesday morning after their scheduled flight was cancelled.

Bangor City were another British side beaten in Iceland, with Neville Powell's team losing 4-0 to Stjarnan.

The Europa League first qualifying round second legs take place on Thursday, 10 July.

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