A look at some of the games being played in European soccer on Thursday:
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A 56-year-old man is suspected of killing three young children in Croatia's capital Saturday, authorities said, while local media identified the man as the children's father.
GENEVA (AP) — There will be a new Sheriff in the Champions League draw on Thursday, giving Moldova its first entry in the group stage alongside rebel clubs who tried to launch their own elite breakaway.
TIRASPOL, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan club Sheriff took a big step toward a Champions League group-stage debut by beating Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in the first leg of the playoff round on Tuesday.
Two goals from Mali winger Adama Traoré and a volleyed strike by Greece international Dimitris Kolovos gave Sheriff a dominant lead for the second leg in Croatia on Aug.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday after the driver apparently fell asleep, killing 10 people and injuring at least 44 others — some of them seriously, authorities said.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — While eight of its squad are playing at the European Championship, Dinamo Zagreb was among the biggest names in a draw on Tuesday for next season’s Champions League.
The Croatian title winner was drawn to face Valur of Iceland in the first qualifying round.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Former Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic was released by a Bosnian court on Wednesday after being detained on an international arrest warrant issued by Croatia for evading a jail sentence for fraud and tax evasion.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The candidate of a leftist-green group has taken a strong lead in voting for the mayor of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, dealing a blow to the ruling conservatives, preliminary official results on Monday showed.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A late spate of wintry weather swept Croatia and Slovenia on Tuesday, causing traffic disruptions.
Blizzards and strong winds in part of Croatia prompted authorities to issue warnings to travelers and close some roads for heavy trucks with trailers.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A freight truck overturned in Croatia early Monday, killing four migrants who were hiding inside and injuring a number of others, police said.
The crash happened on a highway near the border with Bosnia, Croatian police said in a statement.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Zoran Mamic quit as Dinamo Zagreb coach after Croatia's Supreme Court confirmed his nearly five-year prison sentence for tax evasion and fraud, only days before the league champions play a Europa League match against Tottenham.
MECENCANI, Croatia (AP) — After the deadly earthquake came the sinkholes.
A central Croatian region about 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of the capital, Zagreb, is pocked with round holes of all sizes, which appeared after December's 6.4-magnitude quake that killed seven people and caused widespread destruction.
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Milan Bandic, the controversial long-serving mayor of Croatia’s capital of Zagreb, has died from a heart attack, his office said Sunday. He was 65.
Bandic felt unwell around midnight Saturday and was swiftly taken to a hospital but nothing could be done, the state HRT television reported.