Europa League: Aberdeen, Hearts & Hibs learn potential opponents

Jason Cummings in action for Hibernian against Brondby
Hibs lost 1-0 to Brondby on Thursday

German side Hertha Berlin await the winners of Hibernian's Europa League second qualifying round tie with Brondby.

Hibs trail Brondby 1-0 following Thursday's first leg at Easter Road, with the return leg in Denmark next Thursday.

Aberdeen, leading Latvians Ventspils 3-0, could face Maribor or Levski Sofia.

And Hearts, level at 0-0 with Birkirkara, will play Russian side Krasnodar if they progress.

Slovenians Maribor, who have knocked Hibs and Rangers out of the Europa League in recent years, recorded a goalless draw with Bulgarian outfit Levski Sofia on Thursday.

The first legs of the third qualifying round ties are provisionally scheduled for 28 July, with the second legs on 4 August.

The Europa League play-off round - the final knockout round before the group stage - follows the third qualifying round.

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