St Patrick's win on Europa League opening night

St Patrick's were the sole winners on the first evening of action in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League as the opening four ties got under way in the first qualifying round.

Christy Fagan scores St Patrick's winner against Jeunesse Esch
Christy Fagan scores St Patrick's winner against Jeunesse Esch ©Sportsfile

Irish club St Patrick Athletic's earned the sole victory on the first night of action in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League with a 1-0 home success against Jeunesse Esch. The other three first qualifying round matches ended all square, with Budućnost Podgorica grabbing an away goal at Rabotnicki.

Partizani (ALB) 0-0 Slovan Bratislava (SVK)
Rabotnicki (MKD) 1-1 Budućnost Podgorica (MNE)
Käpäz (AZE) 0-0 Dacia (MDA)
St Patrick's (IRL) 1-0 Jeunesse Esch (LUX)

The first qualifying round continues on Thursday, with the remaining 44 first legs. The second legs take place next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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