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Kazan face Jagodina test

Created on 24 Jun., 2013 5:58 PM GMT

Rubin Kazan will take on Serbian side Jagodina in the second qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

Kazan, who reached the quarter-finals of last year's competition before being knocked out by eventual winners Chelsea, will start this year's European campaign against the Serbian Cup winners.

Dutch side Utrecht qualified after winning the Eredivisie play-off final against Twente and will meet the winner of the first qualifying round clash between Albanian outfit Laci and Luxembourg's Differdange.

Trabzonspor, who lost the Turkish cup final to last year's semi-finalists Fenerbache, face Northern Ireland's Derry City, while Standard Liege of Belgium take on the winner of the meeting between Icelandic side KR and Glentoran of Northern Ireland.

Scottish side Hibernian will meet Swedish club Malmo or Ireland's Drogheda United, and Scottish club St Johnstone may face a difficult tie with Rosenborg should the Norwegian side overcome Northern Irish opponents Crusaders.

Elsewhere, Croatia's Hajduk Split face the winner of the clash between Macedonia's Turnovo and Lithuania's Suduva, while Israeli club Hapoel Tel Aviv meet Bulgarian opposition in the shape of Beroe Stara Zagora.

The first-leg ties will be played on July 18, with the reverse fixtures following a week later.

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