Hibernians exit Champions League after 0-3 defeat to Flora Tallinn

Flora Tallinn of Estonia moved to the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League, where they would be facing either Bodø/Glimt of Norway and Legia Warszawa of Poland, thanks to a comfortable 3-0 win over Hibernians at the Centenary Stadium for a 5-0 aggregate score.

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Hibs, on the other hand, move to the second qualifying round champions path of the UEFA Europa Conference League where they would face SS Folgore of San Marino.

Flora Tallinn took the lead on the 25th minute when Rauno Sappinen served Sergei Zenjov in style with the latter hitting home from close range.

Seven minutes later, Rauno Sappinen doubled the score when he rounded two players before beating goalkeeper Nicky Vella.

Three minutes from time, Sten Reinkort sealed the issue with a third goal when he advanced into the area and hitting low past the Hibs goalkeeper.

HIBS Nicky Vella, Ferdinando Apap, Leandro Almeida (53’ Timmy Tabone Desira),Jake Grech, Jurgen Degabriele, Bjorn Kristensen, Dunstan Vella, Zachary Grech (46’ Myles Beerman), Thaylor (54’ Ayrton Attard),Andrei Agius, Wilfried Domoraud (73’ Francis Sarfo Mensah).

FLORA Matvei Igonen, Marten Kussk, Marco Lukka, Henrik Ojamaa (88’ Danil Kuraksin), Martin Miller (46’ Markus Poom), Rauno Sappinen (69’ Sten Reinkort), Konstantin Vassiljev, Sergei Zenjov, Henrik Purg,Michael Lilander, Markus Soomets.

Referee: Manfredas Lukjancukas (LIT)
Assistant Referees: Aleksandr Radius, Vytis Snarskis (LIT)
Fourth Official: Jurij Paskovskij (LIT)

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