The Arsenal FC with Ex-national player Mesut Özil has made it one of the best 32 Teams in the Europa League. With a 1:0 victory against Qarabag Agdam, the English secured themselves in group E the first place. The AC Milan was subject to Olympiacos 1:3 and managed to get third place behind the point, the same Greeks are not in the K. o.-round.

Austria’s record football Champions Rapid Vienna has reached for the second Time in its club history, the knockout stage of the Europa League. The Vienna defeated the Scottish Champions Glasgow Rangers 1:0 and secured Second in group G, in addition to the points in group winner Villarreal a place in the round of the best 32. The Spaniard won their home match against Spartak Moscow 2:0.

Besiktas Istanbul failed in group I. The Turks, with the former Mainz and Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius lost their home game against Malmö FF 0:1. The Swedes came through the away success as a group, second behind Genk (11 points), they were at the end of two meter in front of Besiktas.

A very close race, there was also in the group J: The Sevilla FC escaped with a 3:0 home victory against FC Krasnodar in the next round, because Standard Liege came at the previously point-less Turkish Club Akhisar Belediyespor in a goalless draw. Europa League record winner Sevilla won the group on points in front of the Russians, the Belgians were two points behind the Top Duo.

The Chelsea was already before the last round as winners of group L. The Hungarian representatives Vidi FC, the Englishman made a better B-team, a 2:2 draw.

All the results of the 6. Game tags at a Glance:
Ludogorez Razgrad – FC Zürich 1:1 (1:1)
AEK Larnaca – Bayer Leverkusen 1:5 (1:2)

Celtic FC Red Bull Salzburg 1:2 (0:0)
RB Leipzig – Rosenborg Trondheim 1:1 (0:0)

FC Copenhagen – Girondins Bordeaux 0:1 (0:0)
Slavia Prague Zenit St. Petersburg 2:0 (2:0)

Dinamo Zagreb – RSC Anderlecht 0:0
Spartak Trnava Fenerbahce 1:0 (1:0)

Arsenal FC – Qarabag Agdam 1:0 (1:0)
Sporting – Vorskla Poltava 3:0 (3:0)

Olympiacos – AC Milan 3:1 (0:0)
F91 Dudelange – Betis Sevilla 0:0

Villarreal Spartak Moscow 2:0 (1:0)
Rapid Vienna – Glasgow Rangers 1:0 (0:0)

Lazio Eintracht Frankfurt 1:2 (0:0)
Olympique Marseille – Apollon Limassol 1:3 (1:2)

Besiktas Malmö FF 0:1 (0:0)
Genk – Sarpsborg 08 4:0 (2:0)

Sevilla FC FC Krasnodar 3:0 (2:0)
Akhisar Belediyespor – Standard Liege 0:0

Dynamo Kyiv – FK Jablonec 0:1 (0:1)
Stade Rennes – FC Astana 2:0 (0:0)

PAOK Thessaloniki – BATE Barysaw 1:3 (0:3)
Vidi FC Szekesfehervar – Chelsea 2:2 (1:1)

(for the second round qualified Teams in bold)


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