Dundalk travelled to meet Levadia Tallinn of Estonia in the first leg of the first qualifying round of the 2019 UEFA Europa League on Thursday afternoon and secured an excellent one nil victory courtesy of a Dylan Connolly goal eight mionutes into the second half. Meanwhile Shamrock Rovers went down to a one nil defeat at home to AIK of Sweden in Tallaght Stadium while Derry City suffered a two nil home defeat by Dinamo Minsk from Belarus in the Brandywell in their first legs.
Cork City LOSE TO Legia Warsaw in Champions League
Airtricity League Champions Cork City commenced their UEFA Champions League campaign when they went down to a one nil defeat by Legia Warsaw of Poland in the first leg of the first qualifying round in Turner’s Cross on Tuesday evening. The winning goal came eleven minutes from time and makes the second leg in Warsaw next week a huge challenge.