Azerbaijani champion Neftchi played its next match in the European Cups, apasport.az reports.
The Baku club received Tbilisi Dinamo at Bakcell Arena. The meeting with the Georgian representative drew attention to the presence of fans in the home game of the Azerbaijani team after a 492-day break.
It was Neftchi's 20th attempt in the Champions League. Samir Abasov's team won the away match with a score of 2: 1 and left the field with a victory.
The visitors opened the scoring in the second half of the match. However, Emin Mahmudov and Namik Alaskarov, who scored in Tbilisi, found their way to the opponent's goal again. This allowed the Baku team to win again with the same score - 2: 1.
Thus, the "whites and blacks" advanced to the second qualifying round of the Champions League. In this round, Baku will face the Greek champion Olympiakos.
The first match of the second qualifying round will take place on July 21, and the return match will take place on July 28.