Americans Brad Friedel (Blackburn Rovers), Danny Califf (AaA Aalborg) and Charlie Davies (Hammarby) were in action as the Intertoto Cup, Europe's summer competition that serves as qualifying for the UEFA Cup, moved into the third round.
Blackburn and Aalborg both won on the road, while Hammarby tied Dutch club Utrecht, 0-0, at home.
THIRD ROUND, FIRST LEG
Rapid Vienna (Austria) 3 Rubin Kazan (Russia) 1
Ghent (Belgium) 1 AaB Aalborg (Denmark) 1
Dacia Chisinau (Moldova) 1 Hamburg (Germany) 1
Cherno More Varna (Bulgaria) 0 Sampdoria (Italy)1
Chernomorets Odessa (Ukraine) 0 Racing Lens (France) 0
Otelul Galati (Romania) 2 Trabzonspor (Turkey) 1
Gloria Bistrita (Romania) 2 Atletico Madrid (Spain) 1
Hajduk Kula (Serbia) 1 Uniao Leiria (Portugal) 0
Vetra Vilnius (Lithuania) 0 Blackburn Rovers (England) 2
Hammarby (Sweden) 0 Utrecht (Netherlands) 0
Tobol Kostanai (Kazakhstan) 1 OFI Crete (Greece) 0
Second legs to be played on July 28-29.