Europa League - Qualifying First Round - 2nd Leg
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Europa League: Glenavon out after Shakhtyor defeat

Former Linfield goalkeeper Jonathan Tuffey made his debut for Glenavon
Former Linfield goalkeeper Jonathan Tuffey made his debut for Glenavon

Irish Premiership side Glenavon have been knocked out of the Europa League 5-1 on aggregate by Shakhtyor Soligorsk of Belarus.

The Lurgan team lost Thursday's away leg 3-0, having lost 2-1 at home.

Alyaksandr Yurevich scored the opening goal with an eighth-minute free-kick which deflected off a defender and beat debutant keeper Jonathan Tuffey.

Nikolai Yanush scored on 66 minutes to make it 2-0 while Dmitri Komarovski got a third four minutes from time.

The game saw former Partick Thistle keeper Tuffey, 28, make his first appearance for Glenavon since his move from Linfield.

James McGrath had been in goals for the first leg but was unavailable for the trip to Belarus because he was getting married.

Gary Hamilton's Irish League part-timers, third in last season's Premiership, were facing an uphill task after a couple of errors which led to goals for Shakhtyor in the first leg at Mourneview Park.

Mark Patton pulled a goal back to give Glenavon some hope but they found themselves outplayed in the difficult second leg.

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Mgladbach63301441012
2Villarreal6321157811
3FC Zürich62131014-47
4Apollon Limassol6105418-143

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Club Brugge6330102812
2Torino632193611
3HJK Helsinki6204511-66
4FC Copenhagen6114513-84

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Besiktas6330115612
2Tottenham632194511
3Asteras Tripolis6132710-36
4Partizan Belgrade602419-82

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Salzburg65102181316
2Celtic62221011-18
3Dinamo Zagreb62041215-36
4Astra Giurgiu6114615-94

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dinamo Moscow660093618
2PSV Eindhoven62228808
3Estoril Praia612378-15
4Panathinaikos6024611-52

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Inter Milan633062412
2Dnipropetrovsk621345-17
3FK Qarabag613235-26
4Saint-Étienne605123-15

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Feyenoord6402106412
2Sevilla632185311
3HNK Rijeka621378-17
4Standard Liege6114410-64

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Everton6321103711
2Wolfsburg63121410410
3FK Krasnodar6132712-56
4Lille604239-64

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Napoli6411113813
2BSC Young Boys6402137612
3Sparta Prague6312116510
4Slovan Bratislava6006120-190

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Dynamo Kiev6501124815
2Aalborg BK6303510-59
3Steaua Bucharest621311927
4Rio Ave6114510-54

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Fiorentina6411114713
2Guingamp631276110
3PAOK Salonika621310737
4Dinamo Minsk6114314-114

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Legia Warsaw650172515
2Trabzonspor631286210
3KSC Lokeren631244010
4Metalist Kharkiv6006310-70
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