Armenian football clubs started European League new season very unsuccessfully.
Today in the first qualifying round match, Armenian vice champion Gyumri “Shirak” was defeated by Kazakh “Shakhtyor” with 1:2 score in its own field.
Republican champion Yerevan “Pyunik” was defeated by “Astana” with 1:4 score, which represents the capital of Kazakhstan.
Previous championship bronze medalist Yerevan “Mika” lost to Croatian “Split” with 0:2 score.
So our teams were defeated at European Cup first matches and appeared in difficult situation.
Next matches will take place on July 10.