Inter - Rijeka 1:2
HNK Rijeka to open league play on July 20 in a match against Varaždin at Rujevica
HNK Rijeka and Athens played out a 2:2 draw in the fifth round of Europa league. Rijeka scored first two goals and played excellent first 45 minutes, but AEK managed to pull out a draw.
This result means that Rijeka lost all chances to qualify for the second round of Europa league.
Rijeka took the lead in the 8th minute when Gorgon scored after a corner from Pavičić. Gorgon was on target in the 26th minute when he fired home from the edge of the penalty box.
Rijeka was the better team in the firs half, Župarić effort in the 16th minute was stopped by the bar, and Gorgon hit the post in the 20th minute.
AEK comeback started in the second minute of added time in the first half when Araujo scored after a cross from Bakakisa - 1:2.
The home team scored the second goal in the 55. the minute when Christodoulopoulos scored with a header.
AEK tried to get the win, the closest the home team came was in the 89th minute when Araujo hit the bar from close range.