Uefa Cup round-up A-M
By Chris Stanton
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stuttgart survived a second leg scare at Domzale but won through 2-1.
Stuttgart survived a second leg scare at Domzale to progress to the group stage of the Uefa Cup with a 2-1 aggregate victory.
Leading 2-0 from the first leg the Germans travelled to Slovenia in confident mood but Dalibor Stevanovic's 16th minute strike halved the arrears.
The home side's cause was hampered by the dismissal of Luka Elsner in the 66th minute and despite late pressure, they could not add the all-important second goal.
Giovanni Trapattoni's Swabians will be delighted to have avoided an upset although the match was not the morale booster the under-fire Italian had had in mind.
CSKA Sofia eliminated Bayer Leverkusen after a 1-0 win in Bulgaria ensured a 2-0 aggregate success.
Murad Hidiouad's 67th minute goal left caretaker manager Rudi Voller's side needing to score two away goals to progress, however the Bundesliga side bowed out with a wimper.
Palermo enjoyed a stroll in Cyprus defeating Anorthosis Famagusta 4-0, with a second half brace from Ayodele Makinwa the highlight.
Andrea Caracciolo's fifth minute goal increased the Italian's aggregate lead to 3-1 and gave Palermo some breathing space.
Makinwa then got his first shortly after the break and Mario Santana made it 3-0 seven minutes later. Makinwa's 68th minute effort left the aggregate score at 6-1.
Grasshoppers' 3-0 win over Dundee United's Finnish conquerors, MyPa, gave the Swiss an ultimately comfortable progression to the group stage.
Mypa earned a creditable 1-1 draw in Zurich two weeks ago but came undone on their own turf with three goals in 12 second half minutes doing the damage.
Grasshoppers were heading out of Europe on the away goals rule until Demba Toure struck in the 74th minute.
That setback deflated the hosts who lost their discipline and two more goals to Veroljub Salatic and Luis Rogerio.
Lokomotiv Moscow progressed 5-3 on aggregate over Brann but we made to work hard for their passage by the Norwegians in a 3-2 Lokomotiv success in Moscow.
A draw seemed an unlikely outcome when the visitors were reduced to ten men after just thirty minutes with Hokan Opdal seeing red, however Dylan MacAllister gave Brann a shock lead on the stroke of half time.
Dimtri Loskov struck a 63rd minute equaliser for Lokomotiv before Charlie Miller restored the visitors' lead ten minutes later to tie the aggregate score.
However that lead lasted for just four minutes before Malkhaz Asatiani equalised and Diniyar Bilaletdinov then hit a late winner.
PAOK Salonika progressed on the away goals rule after a 2-2 draw at Metalurg Donetsk completed a 3-3 aggregate score.
The Greeks did it the hard way however with both Christos Karipidis and Giasemis Giasemi seeing red for the visitors in the closing stages.
Metalurg took the lead in the 39th minute through Olexandr Kosyrin. Dimitri Salpigidis equalised three minutes later and Pantelis Konstantinidis completed a late turnaround in the first half with a strike on the whistle.
Serhiy Shishchenko drew the Ukranians level to ensure a tense finish however PAOK held out.
Tromso caused a major upset in the first round by knocking out Turkish giants Galatasaray at the Ali Sami Yen Stadium.
Already leading 1-0 from the first leg in Norway, Patrice Bernier's 33rd minute strike was the crucial away goal in Istanbul which left the Turks with a mountain to climb.
Hakan Sukur levelled the score on the night in the 78th minute but to no avail.
Lens are through to the group stage after a 4-2 success at home against Groclin, with the first leg having ended in a 1-1 stalemate.
Daniel Cousin gave Lens the lead in the 23rd minute before Aruna Didane put the French outfit in control half an hour in.
Cousin added his second of the night before Lumir Sedlacek netted a penalty for Groclin and Radim Sablik further reduced the deficit on 79 minutes.
However, the final say was left to Lens' Yoann Lachor who secured a 5-3 aggregate success in the final minute.
Hertha Berlin were strong winners against Apoel Nicosia as they won 3-1 on the night, 4-1 on aggregate.
Marcelinho gave Hertha the lead on 15 minutes before Rafael Nando and Ellery Cairo put the game beyond doubt.
Constantinos Makrides netted a consolation for Nicosia in the 76th minute.
Levski Sofia put Auxerre out on away goals, as Milan Koprivarov's first half strike proved decisive in a 1-0 win on the night - after a 2-1 defeat on their travels in the first leg.
Shakhtar Donetsk triumphed 6-1 on aggregate over Debrechen after a 2-0 win in Hungary.
Brandao's 20th minute goal and and a second six minutes later from Mariousz Lewandowski settled the tie.
CSKA Moscow also enjoyed a relatively comfortable evening, winning 3-1 at Danish side Midtjylland to mirror the first leg result.
David Nielsen had put the home side into the lead 15 minutes in and the score stayed the same until the hour mark when David Carvalho struck for the first of his two goals.
Sergei Samodin (76) gave Moscow the lead on the night before Carvalho wrapped up the win just a minute later.
AZ Alkmaar edged out Russian side Krylia Sovetov on away goals after a 3-1 win in Holland levelled the aggregate score at six apiece.
It looked far from promising for the Dutch side when Baba Adamu (16) stole in to give the away side the lead.
Barry Van Galen equalised just before half time although it was not until Adamu received his marching orders in the 71st minute that AZ took advantage.
Stein Huyesgem's strike ten minutes from time left the Dutch side needing one more goal to progress.
Denny Landzaat obliged from the penalty spot with less than five minutes remaining to send the Alkmaarder Hout into raptures.
A double from Freddie Kanoute saw Sevilla progress at the expense of Mainz.
After the first leg in Seville finished goalless Kanoute scored with just nine minutes on the clock. The former Tottenham striker sealed the win shortly before half time.
Red Star Belgrade beat Portugal's Braga on away goals after a 1-1 draw.
Milan Purovic earned his side a 1-0 lead on ten minutes and Red Star held firm until an 86th minute Junior Jaime goal preceeded a tense finale.
Benfica overcame a one goal first leg deficit to overcome Malmo 4-2 on aggregate.
Souleymane Youla was the star of the show with the Guinean striker claiming a brace.
His first came on 28 minutes and was immediately added to by Ali Gunes's strike. Youla effectively put the tie beyond the home side seven minutes after the break.
The Swede's riposte was Alfonso Alves's 61st minute goal however Tumer Metin wrapped up the win in stoppage time.
An 89th minute goal from Andrei Arshavin saw Zenit St Petersburg upset AEK Athens in The Florian Meyer Stadium.
Neither side had managed a goal in almost 180 minutes of football and the tie seemed destined for extra time before Arshavin's late intervention.
Viking eliminated Austria Vienna on away goals after the match in the Austrian capital finished 2-1.
Trygve Nygaard's early goal left the home side playing catch up and even though Sigurd Rushfelt and Andreas Lasnik replied for Vienna the Austrians could not muster a decisive third.
Bulgarians' Litex Lovech overcame Genk 1-0 in Belgium courtesy of Alexsandro Sandrinho's 56th minute winner to progress 3-2 on aggregate.
Aris Thessaloniki had little more than pride to play for against Roma having been trounced 5-1 in the first leg at the Stadio Olimpico. Nevertheless Aris recovered some pride with a goalless draw.
Hamburg are through to the next round after winning 1-0 at FC Copenhagen.
Sergej Barbarez's 57th minute penalty ensured a 2-1 aggregate success.
Heerenveen hammered Banik Ostrava 5-0 to overturn the Czech's 2-0 first leg lead in emphatic fashion with Klaas Huntelaar the goalscoring hero with a hat-trick.
Huntelaar took just two minutes to get his name on the scoresheet and Lars Nilsson levelled the aggregate score shortly before half time.
Three goals in eight second half minutes from Huntelaar (59 & 67) and Ugur Yildirim (66) completed the rout.
Espanyol beat Teplice 2-0 to go through 3-1 on aggregate with goals from Fredson (81) and Jofre (90).
Marseille's tie with Germinal Beerschot went to penalties at the Stade Velodrome with the French side triumphing 4-1 from the spot.