One year after reaching the group stage, Ludogorets Razgrad lost the first leg of their opening Champions League qualifier on Wednesday.
The Bulgarian champions will have to recover from a 2-1 defeat away to Lithuania's Zalgiris Vilnius after conceding twice in the final 12 minutes.
Other clubs with European pedigrees prevailed as they opened the second qualifying round on Wednesday.
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Ibrahimovic opened the scoring in unusual circumstances after 15 minutes when his free kick struck the St Etienne wall and deflected towards goal leaving St Etienne goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier wrong-footed and stranded before crawling over the line.
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Ludogorets Razgrad's Jody Lukoki has revealed his surprise at how easy it was to play against Paris Saint-Germain in the Bulgarians' 2-2 Champions League draw on Tuesday.
PSG needed a win against Georgi Dermendzhiev's men but their visitors surprised them by twice taking the lead through Virgil Misidjan and Wanderson at Parc des Princes.
It took a spectacular equaliser from Edinson Cavani and a scrappy late leveller from Angel Di Maria to claim a point but that was not enough for PSG to stop Arsenal...
Paris Saint-Germain missed out on the chance to top Champions League Group A as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Ludogorets.
A win would have seen PSG through as group winners, but they twice fell behind to their Bulgarian opponents and, with Arsenal beating Basle 4-1, had to settle for second place.
Virgil Misidjan gave Ludogorets a surprise early lead but the hosts' superiority looked to be telling when Edinson Cavani levelled with his 20th goal of the season.
However, Wanderson restored the visitors'...