AEK FC lost 1-0 to Royal Antwerp at Bosuilstadion in the 1st leg of Play Off Round of UEFA Champions League 2023-24. The 2nd leg will he held on 30th August at OPAP ARENA.
Vincent Jansen scored the only goal of the match in the 16th minute.
AEK were better in the first half and missed good chances, but also lost Levi Garcia who went off with a muscle injury and was replaced by Ezequiel Ponce, who played for the first time since his return.
In the second half, Royal Antwerp was left with ten players due to sent off of Jele Bataille in the 50th minute with a straight red for a bad foul on Mijat Gacinovic and suffered a lot of pressure from AEK. The scoreline though never changed.