By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan's Qarabag FC has defeated Hungarian Ferencvaros (3:1)
in the return match of the third qualifying round of the UEFA
Champions League, Azernews reports.
The first match in Baku ended with a score of 1:1. The goals for
Azerbaijan were scored by Ataa Jaber and Kenny Sayef and as a
result of the two games, Qarabag advanced to the playoffs.
EU ambassador to Azerbaijan Peter Michalko congratulated Qarabag
FC on reaching the playoffs of the UEFA Champions League through
'Another congratulation to Azerbaijani Qarabag football club,
now on qualifying to the play-off stage of UEFA Champions League.
Amazing football match again!', he wrote.
The UEFA Champions League is UEFA's elite club competition with
top clubs across the continent playing for the right to be crowned
Introduced in 1955 as the European Cup, it has expanded over the
years with over 70 football clubs.
The number of teams of each association that enters the UEFA
Champions League is based on the UEFA coefficients of the member
These scores are generated by the results of clubs representing
each association during the previous five UEFA Champions League and
UEFA Europa League seasons.
Qualifying starts in the summer with three rounds and then a
play-off takes place before 32 teams begin the group stage starting
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