Molde met Latvian Jelgava and was the celebrating side after scoring an overtime goal to win the game 1-0.
The other Norwegian team participating in Europe League, Stabæk, played against Dnepr Mogilev from Belarus. Stabæk was the stronger side but couldn't get the lead during game. Veigar Páll Gunnarsson (Stabæk) missed two penalty kicks, one in the 53rd and the other in the 62nd minute, and the game ended 2-2.
Second leg matches will be played 22nd July to determine which teams will be qualified for the next stage in UEFA Europe League.