Draw: AZ against BK HäckenPublished on 19 juni 19, 14:12
ALKMAAR- AZ competes in the second qualifying round of the Europa League against the Swedish team BK Häcken. This came as a result of Wednesday's draw in Nyon. AZ starts with an home match on Thursday July 25. On August 1 is the return in Göteborg.
BK Häcken is the current number five of the Allsvenskan, the highest competition in Sweden, where they play in since 2009. In may the club won the Swedish Cup (Svenska Cupen). Last year the team was eliminated in the second preliminary round of the Europa League by RB Leipzig.
When playing against Getingarna (nickname: wasps) the team of Arne Slot meets former AZ-player Joona Toivio and Rasmus Lindgren (ex-Ajax and FC Groningen). Rasmus Wendt – player of Jong AZ – came over from BK Häcken in January of this year.
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