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Crusaders given 9-0 aggregate drubbing in Champions League qualifier [Photos]

North Belfast side Crusaders have been given a 9-0 drubbing on aggregate in their first Champions League qualifying tie.

Playing at home after a 7-0 defeat in the first leg, the Irish League champions went down 1-0 after an 11th minute own goal from Rodney Brown.

Bulgarian side Ludogorets progress to the next round of qualifying.

Crusaders will now move into the second qualifying stage of the Europa League, playing Olimpija Ljubljana of Slovenia or Azerbaijan side Qarabag in their next European tie.

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