Europa League wrap: Dundalk win but Shamrock Rovers and Derry City face uphill tasks

Europa League wrap: Dundalk win but Shamrock Rovers and Derry City face uphill tasks
Dundalk's Gary Rogers and Dane Massey with Marcellin Gando of Levadia Tallinn. Pic: INPHO/Eveliis Mee

It's advantage Dundalk after the first leg of their Europa League First Round Qualifier.

Dylan Connolly was on target as the SSE Airtricity League leaders picked up a 1-0 victory at Estonia's Levadia Tallinn.

However, Shamrock Rovers and Derry City both face uphill tasks to qualify.

Daniel Sundgren scored the winner as AIK Stockholm beat Rovers 1-0 at Tallaght Stadium.

Derry City lost 2-0 to Dinamo Minsk at the Brandywell, with goals in either half from Nino Galovic and Vladimir Khvaschinski.

Candystripes' midfielder Conor McDermott was sent off after receiving a second yellow card late on.

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