Tottenham Hotspur, Inter Milan Qualify for Europa League Group Stage

Tottenham continued their bright start to the season with a 3-0 win over Cypriot outfit Limassol earning them a 5-1 aggregate victory. Inter Milan sauntered into the draw with a 6-0 second leg rout for a 9-0 aggregate win over Iceland's Stjarnan.

updated: August 29, 2014 12:41 IST
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Tottenham Hotspur's Brazilian midfielder Paulinho (R) celebrates with teammates during the UEFA Europa League qualifying round play-off second-leg match against AEL Limassol.


Paris: Tottenham and Inter Milan on Thursday qualified for the Europa League group stage draw but among those failing to make it across the play-off line were Lyon and Real Sociedad.

Also missing from Friday's draw in Monaco were Hull City, Spurs' Premier League rivals who agonisingly on their first European adventure lost out on away goals to Belgian outfit Lokeren.

"That's European football...we've experienced it and what it's all about, the frustrations, the disappointments, the away goal rule...," Hull boss Steve Bruce said.

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