Holman started and played 73 minutes of the clash, but AZ were beaten by Miralem Sulejmani's first-half goal.

Pontus Wernbloom was sent off in the second-half for AZ as they crashed out at the last 16 stage.

Fellow Aussie James Holland was not in action for AZ.

Elsewhere, Nathan Burns was 57th-minute substitute as AEK Athens cruised to a 4-0 win at Larissa in the Greek Cup.

AEK are now in the quarter-finals.