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Belarusian football clubs begin 2017/18 Europa League qualification campaign

FC Dinamo Minsk beat Faroese Runavik at home in the opening match of the first round of qualification. The Belarusians controlled the game creating many dangerous chances.

Watch the video for highlights of Dinamo v Runavik match

Manager Sergei Gurenko's guys showed their best play early in the second half. Goals by Ostroukh and Oleksandr Noyok allowed Dinamo to lead 2:0, but in the 86th minute Knudsen perfectly executed a penalty making it 2:1.

In another match, Shakhter Soligorsk could not deal at home with the defense of the Lithuanian Suduva. Moreover, the hosts could concede a goal at the beginning of the match but the ball hit the crossbar. The final score was 0:0.

The 2nd legs of the Europa League 1st qualifying round will take place on July 6.

Belarusian football clubs begin 2017/18 Europa League qualification campaign