Reds qualify, Moscow hammer Lausanne
Liverpool secured top spot in Group K of the UEFA Europa League with a 1-1 draw against Steaua Bucharest in
The point would have been enough to put the visitors through, but the 3-3 draw between FC Utrecht and Napoli means they cannot be caught at the top of the table. That draw saw the Italians fight back from 3-1 down as Uruguayan striker
CSKA Moscow secured top spot in Group F with a dominant win over Swiss second-tier side Lausanne Sports. Tomas Necid bookended the scoring for
Borussia Dortmund kept their hopes of progressing alive as they beat Karpaty Lviv 3-0, Shinji Kawaga,
Falcao scored a hat-trick, including two in the last five minutes, as Porto ended Rapid Vienna's hopes of progressing from Group L with a 3-1 win at Ernst Happel Stadion.
Besiktas secured their passage through with a 2-1 win over CSKA Sofia in
In the late game in Group F Sparta Prague claimed the point they needed with a 2-2 draw at ten-man Palermo to book their place in the knockout stages. Nicola Rigoni put the hosts ahead after 24 minutes, but the key moment came five minutes after the break when Dorin Goian fouled Bony Wilfred in the box, picking up his second yellow card and allowing Jiri Kladrubsky to level. Mauricio Pinilla briefly put the home side back in front with a 59th-minute penalty, but Juraj Kucka's header four minutes later put Sparta through.
Giuseppe Rossi struck twice and set up a third as Villarreal progressed through to the knockout stages from Group D with a deserved 3-0 victory over in-form Dinamo Zagreb at El Madrigal while PAOK Salonika need just a point from their final fixture to advance after a 1-1 draw with Club Brugge.
BATE Borisov were thrashed 4-1 by managerless Dynamo Kiev as the Ukrainian side moved above their hosts to go top of Group E. Ognjen Vukojevic got the ball rolling for the visitors and Andriy Yarmolenko doubled the lead two minutes from half-time, while Oleg Gusev and Artem Milevskiy added to the tally after the interval. Pavel Nekhaychik hit back late on. The other game in the group saw FC Sheriff and AZ Alkmaar play out a 1-1 draw.