PARIS (AFP) - After a day on which Croatia and Serbia took potshots at each other over the symbolism of a tank both their countrywide champions on Tuesday nighttime reached the group stage of the Champions League.

purple megastar Belgrade drew their play-off 2d leg 1-1 at home to young Boys in Belgrade to advance on away desires with the score all rectangular at three-3.

Dinamo Zagreb also drew, 1-1, away to Rosenborg to go through three-1 on aggregate.


Olympiakos of Greece received 2-1 in Krasnodar to cruise thru 6-1.

earlier than their home game towards the Swiss champions, red famous person enthusiasts stirred controversy by parking a decommissioned Yugoslav navy tank outdoor their Marakana stadium.

The tank adorned with the club s emblem, turned into mounted with a crane.

On their facebook web page the membership referred to as it an "attraction".

Croatian media took it in my opinion. One leading sports every day said the tank was a "morbid provocation from Belgrade".

The enthusiasts said the tank celebrated the pink megastar "device," but it only sputtered on the sector.

Aleksa Vukanovic gave the home group the lead after fifty nine mins while he powered a near-put up header via the upstretched fingers of goalkeeper David von Ballmoos.

purple big name completed at the defensive. With 8 mins left, home defender El Fardou Ben Nabouhane positioned his head to Saidy Janko s hopeful shot and deflected it inner his a ways post.

Goalkeeper Milan Borjan tipped a ferocious pressure by means of Jean-Pierre Nsame over the bar. Then, as brought time led to a flurry of cards, crimson star s Tomane was despatched off.

In Norway, Rosenborg struck after 11 mins.

Samuel Adegbenro scored from factor-clean range after Dominik Livakovic had saved Ike Jensen s near range attempt only for the ball to hit the publish and roll again alongside the road.

With 19 minutes to play, Amer Gojak restored Dinamo s combination -aim margin whilst he smacked a growing left-foot shot just inside the ear publish from outdoor the Rosenborg penalty vicinity.

In Russia, Krasnodar had 60 seconds of hope.

in the 9th minute, Olympiakos had probabilities to clean before the ball reached Daniil Utkin on the brink of the six-backyard container. The nineteen-12 months-old midfielder had time to tee the ball up earlier than popping it into the net.

A minute later, Youssef Al Arabi answered for the traffic. He also had time to manipulate a low go, as defender Sergei Petrov fell over. As soon as he had flicked the ball over the inclined Petrov, the French striker scored without difficulty.

Al Arabi, handiest beginning because Miguel Angel Guerrero suffered a muscle hassle warming up, delivered a 2nd three mins into the second half. Slicing the ball into the empty aim from near variety after the home defence had failed to deal with a low cross.

The victory stretches the Olympiakos unbeaten run in qualifying rounds of ecu membership tournaments to 16 matches. They have reached the group degree of either the Champions League or the Europa League in each of the last 8 years.