In just one game day, Kazakhstan lost exactly half of their representatives in the European competitions, QazMonitor reports citing Prosports.kz. For Astana and Kairat, their first rivals in the international arena became an insurmountable barrier.
On the bright side, Tobol – previously expelled from the qualification of the Champions League – along with the absolute debutant of the continental tournament, Kyzylzhar, managed to get into the third qualifying round of the Conference League.
The results of matches played on July 21 and 28 are as follows:
Kyzylzhar-Osijek (1:2, 2:0)
Astana-Raków (0:5, 0:1)
Tobol-Lincoln Red Imps (2:0, 1:0)
Kairat-Kisvárda (0:1, 0:1)
The matches of the third qualifying round will take place on August 4 and 11.