Ajax of Amsterdam survived a scare to make the final play-off round.while,FC Porto were kicked out of the Champions League after losing to Russia’s FC Krasnodar on away goals,
The Portuguese side led 1-0 from the first-leg, but were 3-0 down after 34 minutes at the Estadio do Dragao.
Despite second-half goals from Ze Luis and Luis Diaz they lost 3-2.
Ajax came from a goal down to beat Greek Champions PAOK 3-2 at home, to win 5-4 on aggregate.
The Dutch champions will next play Cypriot side Apoel Nicosia for a place in the Champions League group stages.
It is the first time 2004 winners Porto have missed out on the Champions League group stages since the 2010-11 season.
The game had earlier ended 1-1 (2-2 on aggregate) in Denmark.
Club Bruges are also through after a dramatic 3-3 draw with Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine, to win 4-3 on aggregate. The game saw both teams have a player sent off late on and both sides score injury-time goals.
Elsewhere, former champions Red Star Belgrade beat FC Copenhagen 7-6 on penalties in a explosive encounter whichever went down to penalty shootout that saw nine out of the 22 penalties taken missed.
By Olukayode oniwinde