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Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

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FOR THE BHOYS The keeper earned comparisons with Liverpool flop Loris Karius for his error Celtic are through to the Europa League knockout stages despite a 2-1 home defeat to Red Bull Salzburg in Group B. Brendan Rodgers’ men knew they could afford to get a draw and qualify as runners-up behind the already-qualified Austrian side. Brendan Rodgers applauds the home fans after the full time whistle However, the result in the Rosenborg and RB Liepzig game meant their 2-0 deficit would see them crash out. Craig Gordon’s intercepted throw was the pick of the goals, with fans comparing the Scot to Liverpool flop Loris Karius. But Tore Reginiussen’s equaliser for Rosenborg ensured the Scottish side did progress ...

Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Gunners reach Europa League knockout stages as Danny Welbeck sustains horrifying injury

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Arsenal sealed their place in the last 32 of the Europa League after playing out a goalless draw at home to Sporting Lisbon. However, the generally flat contest was massively overshadowed by a worrying injury to Danny Welbeck in the first-half – Stephan Lichtsteiner also came off with a hamstring injury after the break. MORE […] talkSPORT
Ten-man Burnley well beaten in Europa League play-off first leg

Ten-man Burnley well beaten in Europa League play-off first leg

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Burnley boss Sean Dyche felt the officials succumbed to pressure from Olympiakos players during his side's 3-1 defeat in the first leg of their Europa League play-off in Athens.The Clarets lost 3-1 in a game that saw their defender Ben Gibson sent off and both sides awarded a penalty.Dyche criticised the conduct of the home team in the tunnel at half-time. "They were waiting for the referee. You all saw the feel of the game was different in the second half," he said."The scenes I saw at half-time from all and sundry around the referee on their side, you're left scratching your head."All I keep getting told is respect the officials with your conduct around the referee."The score was 1-1 at the...
Rangers 3-1 NK Maribor: Steven Gerrard’s men claim crucial victory in Europa League qualifier first leg

Rangers 3-1 NK Maribor: Steven Gerrard’s men claim crucial victory in Europa League qualifier first leg

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GERS ON SONG Goals from Alfredo Morelos, James Tavernier and Lassana Coulibaly helped Gers to the victory over the Slovenian side at Ibrox James Tavernier showed just why Steven Gerrard batted away interest from West Brom as the Rangers captain’s penalty helped them towards a 3-1 win over Maribor at Ibrox. Gers rejected an approach by the Championship club earlier this week ahead of the Scottish side’s clash with the Slovenians. Tavernier’s penalty early in the second-half gave Rangers a 2-1 lead And it was the captain who took on the responsibility of firing the Light Blues back in front after their sluggish first-half display had threaten to hand the visitors the first-leg momentum. Alfredo Morelos was back in the side fol...
Rangers 1-1 Osijek (Agg 2-1): Gers ride luck to continue Europa League progress

Rangers 1-1 Osijek (Agg 2-1): Gers ride luck to continue Europa League progress

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report Nikola Katic scored a crucial second-half goal to help Steven Gerrard's side through Nikola Katic helped kill off Croatian compatriots Osijek as his second-half goal was enough to see Rangers through with a 1-1 Europa League draw at Ibrox. The centre-half headed home from close range eight minutes into the second half as the Light Blues extended the lead given to them by Alfredo Morelos’ first-leg strike. It wasn’t plain sailing for Gerrard’s side Borna Barisic became the first player to net against Steven Gerrard’s Gers with his last minute strike, but the hosts clung on for a 2-1 aggregate win to set up a meeting with Slovenians Maribor in the third qualifying round. With only a slender lead from last weekR...