European LeagueYorbi Vertesin scored his first European goal in the Europa League. As a substitute, he helped PSV Eindhoven win 1-4 over Storm Graz. Adnan Januzaj provided a crucial pass for Real Sociedad, who drew 1-1 with Monaco.
It was Sangara (32.) and Zahavi (51.) who helped PSV Eindhoven advance 0-2, and Stankovic (55.) scored the connecting goal. Vertzen, the central striker, came in after 64 minutes. First Max (74.) made the score 1-3, before Vertessen (78.) put the final score 1-4 on the board.
In the same group, Real Sociedad, with Adnan Januzaj in the starting lineup, and Monaco, with Elliot Matazzo on the bench, shared the points. Desassi (16.) quickly gave Monaco the lead, and Merino (53.) equalized a pass from Januzaj. Eindhoven and Monaco lead Group B with four points each. Sociedad counts two points, and Sturm Graz is useless.
Leicester, with a run for Yuri Tillmans and Timothy Castagne, surprisingly fell 1-0 in Legia Warsaw. Emreli (31) scored the only goal. Lyon, missing injured Jason Denayer, beat Brondby 3-0. In the same group, Sparta Prague beat Rangers 1-0.
There was also another surprising result, as Napoli lost 2-3 at home to Spartak Moscow, with Maximiliano Cofrez in the three-man defence. Dries Mertens did not come off the bench at Napoli, who had already fallen by ten in the half-hour after Roy was left out. The score was then 1-0, with Elmas opening the score in the first minute. Promes (55.) tied after the first half, Ignatov (81) gave the Russians a lead afterwards. Coverez was excluded eight minutes before the end with a second yellow card, and Promes (90) made the score 1-3 after that. The honor of scoring the final result went to former Charleroi striker Victor Ochemen (90 + 4), who made the score 2-3 in added time.
Bayer Leverkusen won the second day of the Europa League with big numbers 0-4 in Celtic. Leverkusen still has the most points, Celtic without points. Hincape (25.), Wirts (35.), Alario (58.) and Adly (90 + 4.) were the alternate goalscorers in Glasgow on Thursday night. In the same group, Real Betis, like Glasgow, won six out of six, 1-3 at Ferencvaros.
In Group E, Lazio won 2-0 at Lokomotiv Moscow and Galatasaray and Marseille tied 0-0. In Group F, Braga beat Midtjylland 3-1 and Red Star Belgrade 0-1 beat Ludogorets.
Dessers win with Feyenoord, as Roma and Mourinho celebrate in the Conference League
Arizona beat Czech Republic’s Jablonek on day two of the Conference Tournament. The Dutch club of Alkmaar leads the lead in Group D. Albert Gudmundsson (53.) scored the only goal of the match after the break. AZ now has four points and is the only one in the lead, and Jablonec has three. Randers and Cluj, who tied 1-1 on Thursday, count two points and one point, respectively. In Group C, Roma won 0-3 over Zorya Luhansk. CSKA Sofia and Bodo/Glimt tied 0-0 in that group. In Group A, LASK and Maccabi Tel Aviv tied 1-1 and HJK beat Alashkert 2-4.
Feyenoord with substitute Cyril Desires beat Slavia Prague 2-1 in the conference league. Vitesse, with Luis Obenda at base, lost 1-2 to Rennes, where Jeremy Duques was injured.
It was Kokko (14.) who gave Feyenoord the lead, and soon Linsen (24) made it 2-0 for Rotterdam. Holz (63.) scored for the Czechs in the second half, but Slavia did not advance further. Dessers came in after 64 minutes. In the same group, Union Berlin defeated Maccabi Haifa 3-0.
At Arnhem it was Witek (30) who gave the home team the lead after half an hour. Gerassi (54.) and Sullimana (70) turned the tables in the second half. In the final, Buddy was eliminated by Ren, who nevertheless managed to maintain his lead. In the same group, Tottenham beat Moura by big numbers 5-1. Harry Kane (68, 76, 88) made a clean hat-trick in the second half.
In Group H, Basel beat Almaty 4-2 and Qarbagh beat Omonia 1-4. In Group F, FC Copenhagen beat Lincoln Red Imps 3-1 and PAOK and Slovan Bratislava tied 1-1.
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