UEFA Europa League 2013: Stuttgart falls against Rijeka, Tottenham and Swansea advance

Daniel Kopatsch

While teams like Tottenham, Swansea and Sevilla moved on, Stuttgart and Udinese were among the teams knocked out of the Europa League today.

It was a busy day in the Europa League as the playoff round ground to a close, with the exception of one match that will be completed tomorrow.

Croatian side Rijeka pulled off a sizable upset defeating German side Stuttgart. With the match tied on aggregate and away goals Rijeka's Goran Mujanovic scored four minutes into stoppage time to give his team the victory and move them on to the group stages.

Udinese were finished off by Czech club Liberec and Spartak Moscow were thumped by St. Gallen.

AZ Alkmaar's match against Atromitos was abandoned early in the second half after a small fire broke out in the AFAS Stadion. The match resumed Thursday and AZ held on to advance on away goals.

Real Betis and Sevilla both advanced with Sevilla pulling off the biggest aggregate victory over the round, defeating Slask Wroclaw 9-1. Premier League clubs Tottenham and Swansea City both moved on to the group stages as well.

Here's a full list of all the day's results:

FK Rubin Kazan 3-0 (5-0) Molde

Spartak Moscow 2-4 (3-5) St Gallen

Dila Gori 0-3 (0-4) Rapid Vienna

Dynamo Kiev 5-1 (8-3) Aktobe Lento

FC Astra Ploiesti 1-1 (1-3) Maccabi Haifa

FC Nordsjaelland 0-1 (1-2) Elfsborg

VfB Stuttgart 2-2 (3-4) Rijeka

Trabzonspor 3-1 (5-1) FK Kukesi

Apoel Nicosia 1-2 (2-3) Zulte-Waregem

AZ Alkmaar 0-2 (3-3) Atromitos - AZ advances on away goals

Liberec 1-1 (4-2) Udinese

Sheriff Tiraspol 2-1 (3-2) Vojvodina

St Etienne 0-1 (3-5) Esbjerg

Besiktas 2-0 (3-2) Tromso

Petrolul Ploiesti 2-1 (3-6) Swansea City

FC Thun 3-0 (3-1) Partizan Belgrade

Nice 1-0 (1-2) Apollon Limassol

Racing Genk 5-2 (7-2) FH Hafnarfjordur

Skenderbeu 1-0 (1-1) Chornomorets - Chornomorets advances on penalties 7-6

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2-0 (5-1) Nomme Kalju

Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 (4-1) FK Qarabag

FC Pasching 1-2 (1-4) Estoril

Standard Liege 3-1 (5-1) Minsk

VMFD Zalgiris 0-2  (0-7) SV Salzburg

Slask Wroclaw 0-5 (1-9) Sevilla

Feyenoord Rotterdam 1-2 (1-3) Kuban Krasnodar

Fiorentina 0-1 (2-2) Grasshoppers - Fiorentina advances on away goals

Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 (8-0) Dinamo Tbilisi

Braga 0-2 aet (1-3) Pandurii Targu-Jiu

Real Betis 6-0 (8-1) Jablonec

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