Mario Gotze celebrated his first Europa League win with PSV Eindhoven and topped the standings. The best Dutch football club with world champions Rio in the starting line-up won in Sturm Graz with a score of 4: 1 (1: 0) and beat Monaco with coach Niko Kovac in the second group.
Ibrahim Sancar (32nd), Iran Zahavi (51st), former Augsburger Philipp Max (74th) and Jorbi Virtsen (78th) scored for PSV Eindhoven, while Jon Stankovic (55th) made it to Graz.
Group rival Monaco made a mistake at Real Sociedad San Sebastian and did not score more than 1:1 (1:0). It was the first goal of AS goalkeeper Alexander Nubel in this Europa League season, first Schalke and former Schalke 04 maintained a clean record in 1-0 against Graz. Kevin Volland was brought in only in the 65th minute, and Ismail Jacobs sat on the bench for 90 minutes.
Eintracht Frankfurt’s rival Fenerbahce Istanbul suffered a severe setback on Thursday. Without former world champion Mesut Ozil, the Turks lost 3-0 (0-1) to Olympiacos Piraeus and are third in Group D with one point behind Frankfurt (4). Jerome Boateng (knee) also missed Olympique Lyonnais 3-0 (0-0) against Brondby. Lyon continues to lead the Group A table with six points.
In Group G for Leverkusen, Betis Seville achieved his second victory in his second match. The Spaniards won 3-1 (1-1) over its host Ferencváros Budapest and with six points, like Werkself, they have good chances in the playoffs.
Europa League: Round Two at a Glance
|Royal Antwerp||Eintracht Frankfurt||0: 1|
|Olympic Lyon||Brondby IF||3: 0|
|Sparta Prague||Glasgow Rangers||1: 0|
|real community||AS Monaco||1: 1|
|Storm Graz||Eindhoven Eindhoven||1: 4|
|SSC Naples||Spartak Moscow||2: 3|
|Legia Warsaw||Leicester City||1: 0|
|Fenerbahce Istanbul||Olympiacos Piraeus||0: 3|
|Celtic Glasgow||Bayer 04 Leverkusen||0: 4|
|Lazio Rome||Moscow locomotive||2: 0|
|Olympique Marseille||Galatasaray SK||0: 0|
|Sporting Braga||Midtjylland||3: 1|
|Ludogoriz Rasgrad||Red Star Belgrade||0: 1|
|Ferencvaros Budapest||Real Betis Sevilla||1: 3|
|KRC Genk||Dinamo Zagreb||0: 3|
|West Ham United team||Rapid Vienna||2: 0|
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