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.
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.