Osijek caused the biggest stir as the third qualifying round started, winning at PSV Eindhoven, while three other former European champions, including AC Milan, claimed first-leg victories.
Former European champions AC Milan, Marseille and PSV Eindhoven are among the big names entering the competition in the third qualifying round, which begins this evening.
Ajax, CSKA Moskva, Dynamo Kyiv and Olympiacos are among 13 clubs entering the UEFA Champions League in the third qualifying round, which got under way on 25 July.
There was nothing between Celtic and Rosenborg or Nice and Ajax in the first legs, while Club Brugge and stanbul Baakehir shared six goals in a remarkable draw.
Group stage regulars CSKA Moskva and Olympiacos have one foot in the play-offs after away victories, while Vardar upset Kbenhavn in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie.
Russia are taking on eight-time winners Germany while Sweden face Italy. Follow the Group B deciders live in the UEFA.com MatchCentre.
UEFA.com‘s Juventus reporter Paolo Menicucci picks over Massimo Allegri‘s summer signings and concludes that it will be 4-2-3-1 all the way for the Bianconeri this season.
With Astana still involved in the UEFA Champions League, and Martimo entering the UEFA Europa League, UEFA.com maps the extremes of the footballing continent.
With the qualifying competition for the 2017/18 UEFA Europa League well under way, UEFA.com picks out the competition‘s pre-season high-achievers.
With the new campaign under way, UEFA.com focuses on the players and clubs who have set the pace in the qualifying phase of Europe‘s top club competition.
In a week in which Dinamo Zagreb will make a landmark 100th appearance in UEFA qualifying competitions, UEFA celebrates the giants of the preliminary rounds.