Maccabi Tel Aviv defeated Khazar Lankaran of Azerbaijan 3:1 in Israel and played a scoreless draw away in the Second Qualifying Round. In the Third Qualifying Round they will play Željezničar of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Last season Hapoel Tel Aviv defeated Željezničar 5:0 and 1:0 in the Second Qualifying Round of the Champions League. For 2006-2007 though 2010-2011, Maccabi Tel Aviv has a 5.900 coefficient and Željezničar has a 2.824. Maccabi Tel Aviv was unseeded but has the better coefficient because Željezničar upset Sheriff Tiraspol of Moldova (9.549 coefficient) in the Second Qualifying Round.