The Foals responded but neither Stefan Lainer nor Lars Stindl was able to overcome Burki before the half-time whistle.
Julian Nagelsmann's men gained momentum and doubled their advantage only four minutes later when Dani Olmo had sufficient space at the edge of the box and chipped the ball into the path of Poulsen, who headed the ball over Zentner.
Maccabi now face Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg over two legs, to be played on September 22 in Israel, and on September 30 in Austria.
The Blacks and Yellows have put together a squad with exceptionally talented youngsters and seem the only serious challenger.
The 31-year-old recently commented that he would like to return to the Premier League and said Madrid had blocked previous attempts to leave.
ROME, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Open with straight-set wins on Friday.
Earlier in the day, Zhaxi Yangben came first in the men's 50km race walk, with the winning mark of 3:52.19. Wang Rui finished second in 3:55.48, followed by Gong Fanglong in 3:59.01.
LONDON, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said on Thursday that it was "completely normal" that his side should look to strengthen its squad despite winning last season's Premier League title.
The Brazilian won the ball and exchanged passes with Soldado before keeping his head with a calm finish.
From the kickoff, the "BVB" assumed control and implemented their offensively minded strategy while the Foals lurked for their chances on the counter.
BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The official Weibo account of the Chinese Super League (CSL) released on Friday that the championship competition of the second phase of CSL will be hosted in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu province. While Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province, will launch the relegation fight.