MAnkester United, record winners FC Sevilla, Celtic Glasgow, Espanyol Barcelona and FC Basel have all prematurely solved their ticket for the second round in the Europa League. English champions Manchester United prevailed against Partizan Belgrade 3-0 (2-0) and can no longer be eliminated from the first two places in Group L due to their direct duel with the Serbians.
For the Red Devils met the 18-year-old Mason Greenwood (22), Anthony Martial (33) and Marcus Rashford (49). United is at the top of the table with ten points and a goal difference of 5: 0. Sevilla FC qualified with a white vest for the second round of the top 32 teams. Former Spanish national team coach Julen Lopetegui's team celebrated their fourth victory in Group A's fourth Group A game with a 5: 2 (4-0) victory over F91 Dudelange in Luxembourg. Munir El Haddadi (27., 33., 67.) came in threes and Munas Dabbur (17., 36.).
In the group's second game, coach Thomas Doll beat Apolé Nicosia 2-1 (1-0) thanks to late goals from Nicholas Ioannou (88) against Qarabag Agdam. Nicosia (4 points) moved up to second place, just ahead of Qarabag (4) and Dudelange (3). Scottish champions FC Celtic are also planning a 2-1 (1-1) win at Lazio Rome thanks to a last-minute goal from Olivier Ntcham (90. + 5). Ciro Immobile (7) had the Italians in the lead, James Forrest (38) succeeded in the meantime compensation. Celtic (10) is leading Group E undefeated and CFR Cluj (9) scores one point in the remaining two games to stay ahead of the Romans (3).
FC Basel may also winter internationally. The runner-up from Switzerland prevailed against Getafe 2-1 (1: 1) and can no longer out of the top two in Group C with four points ahead of the Spaniard and the Russian representative FK Krasnodar due to the direct duels be displaced. Espanyol Barcelona secured their ticket in group H with a 6-0 (3: 0) against Ludogorets Razgrad. The Bulgarians had already seen the red card twice after 35 minutes.
The PSV Eindhoven missed in Group D, however, the chance of getting ahead early. The Dutch runner-up had lost despite an early penalty (5th) of the former Stuttgart and Leverkusen professionals Daniel Schwaab in the Austrian runner-up LASK with 1: 4 (1: 0). PSV (7) slipped to third behind the team of coach Valerien Ismael and leaders Sporting (9).
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