PAOK will meet FK Qabala of Azerbaijan, conquerors of Panathinaikos, in the group stage of the Europa League. Yesterday’s draw also pitted the Thessaloniki side against German giant Borussia Dortmund and Krasnodar of Russia. The other Greek side that qualified for the group stage of the tournament, Asteras Tripolis, will play another German powerhouse, Schalke, as well as APOEL Nicosia of Cyprus and Sparta Prague of the Czech Republic. The group phase will be played from September 17 to December 10. Panathinaikos was eliminated by Qabala on Thursday night. The visiting side gained a 2-2 draw at the Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium in Athens, allowing it to advance to the next stage on the away goals rule. The Greens had drawn the first leg 0-0 in Azerbaijan.