Moussa Diaby scored twice as Bayer Leverkusen won the Europa League over Real Betis in a battle that saw both sides finish with 10 men.
Diaby scored on both sides of the interval before Florian Wirtz and Nadiem Amiri’s late goals resulted in a 4-0 win in Group G, although there was still time for Betis ‘Nabil Fekir and Betis’ Kerem Demirbay. Leverkusen to receive their orders on the march in recovery time.
It turned out to be equally eventful in Budapest, where Celtic bound to beat Ferencvaros 3-2 thanks to goals from Kyogo Furuhashi, Jota and Liel Abada with an own goal from Josip Juranovic and the late effort of Myrto Uzuni who keeps the game alive
at the final whistle.
Islam Slimani also claimed a double as Lyon they secured a move from Group A by extending their perfect record with a 3-0 home win against Sparta Prague.
Slimani scored twice in three minutes after half-time with substitute Karl Toko Ekambi adding a third in added time.
Ranger could still finish in second place after substitute Ianis Hagi’s equalizer gave them a 1-1 draw Brondby, who had taken the lead when Leon Balogun scored in his own goal on the stroke of half-time.
Tomas Soucek’s own goal denied West Ham victory for boss David Moyes in his 1000th game as a manager, drawing 2-2 with Genk, although they are still certain of a top two finish in Group H.
The Hammers looked well on their way to a fourth straight win in the competition thanks to Said Benrahma’s brace in the second half after Joseph Paintsil put Genk ahead, but Soucek, a 58th-minute substitute for Mark Noble, unwittingly slipped into his own net. two minutes from the deadline to deliver a point to the Belgians.
Dinamo Zagreb sit in second place after a 3-1 home win Quick Vienna.
Group C, on the other hand, remains in the crucible afterwards Naples rose to first place with a 4-1 win Legia Warsaw in which Piotr Zielinski and Dries Mertens both scored from the spot.
Leicester sit in third place after Jamie Vardy missed from the spot in a 1-1 home draw with Spartak Moscow, who rode through Victor Moses before Daniel Amartey equalized.
Jens Petter Hauge’s recovery winner was retained The unit of Frankfurt Group D were unbeaten when the Germans came in comeback and won 2-1 at Olympiacos.
Youssef El-Arabi had put the hosts ahead in the 12th minute, which was canceled by Daichi Kamada before substitute Hauge promptly intervened.
Fenerbahce kept their qualification hopes alive with a resounding 3-0 win Antwerp in which Mert Hakan Yandas, Maximilian Meyer and Mergim Merisha all scored in the first 29 minutes.
Alexander Sorloth’s tie spared Real Sociedad’s He blushes when the La Liga leaders had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Storm Graz.
Jakob Jantscher put the visitors ahead in the 38th minute in San Sebastian, but Sorloth equalized eight minutes after the second half to keep the Spaniards chasing first place in Group B.
Monk they currently sit two points clear on top of the heap despite a 0-0 home draw with PSV Eindhoven.
Braga first group F after a 4-2 home win Ludogorets with Crvena Zvezda two points behind despite a 1-0 home defeat by FC Midtjylland.
This is the case of how you were in Group E after the leaders Galatasaray were held back for a 1-1 draw in Istanbul from Moscow locomotive, while Marseille Skipper Dimitri Payet denied the goal in the final Lazio victory in France when the match ended 2-2.