The only Azerbaijani club Qarabag FC, which continues in the European Cup, has played its first match in the group stage of the Europa League, APA reports.
Gurban Gurbanov's Qarabag in Group A faced Spain's Sevilla receiving the guests at Tofig Bahramov Stadium in Baku.
The advantage of the Spanish club only resulted in the second half as Javier Hernandez scored with a brilliant free kick.
At the end of the game, Sevilla reached the score to two goals. This time, Munir disappointed Asmir Begovic. Then Oliver Torres got the opportunity to make a difference. Thus, Qarabag started the group stage with a defeat - 0: 3.
Another match of Group A was held in Cyprus. APOEL lost to Luxembourg representative Dudelange 3-4.