Champions Luxol St. Andrews had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Slovenian champions FK Dobovec in the A game from Group 3 of the UEFA Futsal Champions League Main Round Path A at the University Sports Complex on Wednesday.
Maikinho put Luxol ahead on the 7th minute but Kristjan Cujec levelled matters on the 36th.
DOBOVEC Marko Pecek, Rok Mordej, Kristjan Cujec, Teo Turk, Klemen Duscak.
Subs: Rok Jazbec, Ziga Ceh, Niko Cesarec, Timotej Debeljak, Davor Fleten, Vedran Matosevic, Blaz Gorinsek, Dino Pasaricek, Patrick Pasaricek.
LUXOL Celio, Celino Alves, Veve, Maikinho, Dejan Bizjak.
Subs: Stefan Vella, Diece, Victor Oliveira Dias, Mark Zammit, Andy Mangion, Marwan Telisi, Jhonn Anderson Castro Pulido, Emil Raducu, Fumasa.
First Referee: Nicola Manzione ITA
Second Referee: Done Ristovski MKD
Third Referee: Miguel Castilho POR
Timekeeper: Andrea Naudi MLT
Meanwhile in another match, European champions Barça, who won their fourth title last season and hope to equal Inter FS’s record tally of five this season, defeated Hovocubo of the Netherlands 6-1.
On Thursday, Dobovec take on Barça at 16:00 while Luxol host Hovocubo at 19:00.
The top three teams from the group progress to the elite round.