Ludogorets qualified for the second preliminary round of the Champions League after defeating 1:0 Shakhtyor in Belgrade. The Bulgarian champion will stand against the Slovenian Mura in the next phase.
Despodov scored the winning goal in the 71st minute after Oliveira assisted him.
Ludogorets had complete control and left no doubt they were the better team.
SHAKHTYOR (SOLIGORSK) - LUDOGORETS 0:1
0:1 Despodov (71')
SHAKHTYOR: Ghutor, Antic, Sacivko, Filipenko, Shauscenka, Ahmedi (67 – Debelko), Szoke (85 – Ivanovic), Kendis (90 – Korzun), Stasevic (84 – Begunov), Dharbo, Ivanovic (84 - Podstrelov
LUDOGORETS: Kahlina, Nedyalkov, Plastun, Verdon, Ikoko, Badji, Goncalves, Oliveira, Despodov (76 – Tchibota), Sotiriou (87 – Tekpetey), Wanderson (60 – Santana)
Yellow card: Shauscenka (Shakhtyor)