Europa Conference League kicks off with victory for Maccabi Tel Aviv
Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Armenians Alashkert 4-1 as Israelis Maccabi Haifa drew 0-0 with Dutch Feyenoord in the opening matches of the new Europa Conference League.
Croatian striker Stipe Perica scored the competition’s first goal giving Tel Aviv the lead after 13 minutes.
The remainder of the first round of the group matches will be played on Thursday.
The main picks of the meetings see Tottenham heading to Rennes and Roma host CSKA Sofia.
The recently launched Third Tier Europa Conference League has hosted 181 clubs this season.
Maccabi Tel Aviv’s next game will be against Austria’s LASK, who on paper will be said to be the toughest game for the Israeli team.
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▶ ️ THE MACCABI TEL AVIV FIRST WINNER, PERICA FIRST SCORER
▶ ️ THE FEYENOORD HANGS
Maccabi Tel-Aviv ???????? – FC Alashkert ???????? : 4-1
Goals: S. Perica (13 ‘) G. Kanikovski (32’) D. Biton (SP 45 + 3 ‘) M. Hozez (72’) / J. Embalo (17 ‘) pic.twitter.com/E4YOxp0lr6
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