Trabzonspor knocks out Derry City from Europa League with dominant 3-0 win in Northern Ireland
Brazilian striker Paolo Henrique (L) confirmed his good form with a brace against Derry City July 25. AA photoTrabzonspor has advanced to the Europa League third qualifying round after comfortably defeating Derry City 3-0 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland with a brace from Paolo Henrique.
The Turkish side had also won the first game on the Black Sea shores 4-2. Their rival in the next round of qualifiers will be the Belarussians of Dinamo Minsk, who knocked out Lokomotiva Zagreb from Croatia with a 3-2 away win.
Although deprived of its newly signed international stars Florent Malouda and Jose Bosingwa, Trabzonspor dominated their rivals during the whole game.
Henrique took advantage of a huge defensive mistake in the 56th minute to open the score. Solid on defense, Trabzonspor found a second goal thanks to Henrique in the 81th on an assist by Volkan Şen.
Young recruit Abdülkadir closed the curtain in the 90th minute.
The first-leg third qualifying round will take place next week.