Ronald Koeman insisted he could take plenty of positives after his side squeezed past Slovakian minnows Ruzomberok.
Wayne Rooney's Goodison Park homecoming ended in a win as Everton beat Ruzomberok 1-0 in their Europa League third qualifying round first-leg tie.
Wayne Rooney admitted playing for Everton again was "a great feeling" after making a winning return to Goodison Park.
Relive all the action as Everton, with Wayne Rooney in attack, beat Ruzomberok in the third round of Europa League qualifying.
Graeme Shinnie struck a thunderous winner as Aberdeen recorded a 2-1 Europa League victory over Apollon Limassol at Pittodrie.
Wayne Rooney is looking forward to fulfilling a lifelong dream by making his European debut for Everton.
Wayne Rooney can lead Everton to football's top level and is still "one of the best in his position", says Ronald Koeman.
Greg Stewart and Gary Mackay-Steven netted their first Aberdeen goals as the Dons sealed Europa League progress with a 2-0 victory over Siroki Brijeg.
Hajduk Split have been fined £45,000 and ordered to play their next Europa League home game in an empty stadium.
Everton will play Ruzomberok (Slovakia) or Brann (Norway) in the Europa League third qualifying round.
Around 50 Aberdeen supporters have been attacked in Bosnia before their Europa League qualifier.
Wayne Rooney urged Everton to get up to speed in pre-season to prepare for their Europa League qualifier this month.
Aberdeen still have work to do in Bosnia after being pegged back by NK Siroki Brijeg in their Europa League first-leg qualifier.
David McAllister's late strike gave Shamrock Rovers hope after they lost 3-2 to Mlada Boleslav in the first leg of their Europa League qualifying second-round tie.
Kris Boyd and Gordon Smith say Rangers' defeat to Progres Niederkorn is possibly the worst in the club's history and 'extremely embarrassing'.
St Johnstone joined Rangers through the Europa League exit door as they fell to a 1-0 defeat by 10-man FK Trakai in Lithuania.
Rangers have crashed out of the Europa League in the first qualifying round with a 2-1 aggregate defeat to Progres Niederkorn.
Pedro Caixinha has said he accepts the blame for Rangers' Europa League exit to Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn.
Pedro Caixinha says Rangers must approach Tuesday's second leg in Luxembourg as if it were the Europa League final.
Watch highlights of one of Rangers' "worst-ever" defeats as they were dumped out of the Europa League by Progres Niederkorn.