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Hibs will want to give a decent showing of being back in Europe
Pat Fenlon will lead Hibs back into European competition when they find out who their Europa League opponents are. He believes his side have a "decent" chance of progressing in the qualifying stages after the meet either Drogheda from the Republic of Ireland or Malmo of Sweden in the second qualifying round.Fenlon said: "It's not a bad draw from a logistical point of view. Our worst-case scenario would've been to travel halfway around the world for one of the games. Drogheda are a decent side and one that I know very well indeed - I watched them beat Bohemians 3-0 a couple of weeks ago. I also know their manager really well, so from my perspective that would probably be the ideal scenario. But Drogheda have got a really tough tie against Malmo, who are a quality European side with a great pedigree. The fact they are Sweden's most successful club tells its own story. Now we've got plenty of opportunities to see both teams a few times and obtain all the relevant info before the second qualifying round takes place in a few weeks' time. If we can play to our best and produce a committed and controlled performance then I believe we've got a decent chance."
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