Aberdeen additionally declare slender win over RoPS Rovaniemi
Stuart Findlay headed a last-gasp winner as Kilmarnock snatched a 2-1 victory within the Europa League first qualifying spherical first leg in opposition to Connah’s Quay in Angelo Alessio’s first match as supervisor.
The Scottish facet had been heading for a shock defeat within the first leg of their Europa League first qualifying spherical tie at Rhyl’s Belle Vue stadium after a Greg Taylor personal aim within the 75th minute.
However Killie, backed by the bulk within the 3,000-capacity stadium, rallied and levelled with an Eamonn Brophy penalty eight minutes from time.
The guests then continued to press and grabbed victory in harm time, when Findlay headed residence from a nook.
It was harsh on Connah’s Quay, who had battled stoically all through within the mould of their supervisor Andy Morrison, the previous Manchester Metropolis defender, however the guests have been by far the dominant facet.
Niall McGinn returned from harm to ship Aberdeen on their strategy to a Europa League win over RoPS Rovaniemi – however a aim from the Finns modified the complexion of the tie in stoppage-time.
Targets from McGinn and Sam Cosgrove both facet of half time appeared to have given the Dons a cushty 2-Zero first-leg lead within the first qualifying spherical.
However a late away aim from Tommi Jantti provides the Finns hope – and the Dons will hope their lack of leading edge in entrance doesn’t come again to hang-out them subsequent week.