Vardar advanced to the Champions League third qualifying round by surprising Sweden's Malmo 3-1 on Tuesday to go through 4-2 on aggregate.
The Macedonian champions scored three unanswered goals in the second half from Boban Grncarov, Tigran Barseghyan and Boban Nikolov to see off Malmo, who reached the group stage two years ago.
Mikhail Gordeichuk scored twice to help BATE Borisov, also group-stage participants in 2015-16, rally to beat Armenia's Alashkert 3-1 to advance 4-2 on aggregate.
Brendan Rodgers' first game as Celtic boss ended in a humiliating 1-0 defeat to Gibraltar's Lincoln Red Imps in the first leg of their second round Champions League qualifier on Tuesday.
Celtic laboured in the searing heat of the goalless first 45 minutes and were then stunned when Lee Casciaro, who had scored Gibraltar's first international goal against Scotland at Hampden in 2015, sensationally put the part-timers ahead in the 47th minute.
Hoops striker Leigh Griffiths hit the woodwork twice as...
Ludogorets Razgrad's Champions League dreams came to an early end on Tuesday as they bounced out of the competition in the second qualifying round, one year after they put a scare into Liverpool in the group stage.
The Bulgarian champions lost 2-1 to Milsami of Moldova, falling 3-1 on aggregate.
Wanderson opened the scoring to level the tie in the 27th minute, buut Milsami responded a minute later, and despite a second-half red card to Andrei Cojocari, the hosts found a winner late on through Petru...