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UCL: Red Star draw at Young Boys; Dinamo win

Red Star Belgrade and Swiss side Young Boys played to a draw in the first leg of the Champions League playoff round tie.

Red Star Belgrade's Champions League qualifying odyssey continued on Wednesday when the former European champions drew 2-2 away to Young Boys after being pegged back by a late penalty in the first leg of the playoff round tie.

Russian side Krasnodar, who eliminated former European champions Porto in the last round, were thumped 4-0 at Olympiakos while Croatian champions Dinamo Zagreb beat Norway's Rosenborg 2-0 in ties which will earn the winners a place in the lucrative group stage.

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Ajax face UCL fight after first-leg playoff draw

Last year's semifinalists Ajax clung on for a tense 0-0 draw in searing heat away to APOEL Nicosia in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie on Tuesday.

Slavia Prague won 1-0 at Romania's Cluj thanks to a spectacular Lukas Masopust goal in another of the ties which will earn the winners a lucrative place in the Champions League group stage while Club Brugge also won by a single goal at Austria's LASK Linz.

Ajax have managed to keep the bulk of last season's team together, with Matthijs...