Rennes is already out of the Europa League after their new defeat against the Romanians of Cluj (1-0); Saint-Etienne compromised their qualification for the 16th after a draw.
Another nightmarish night for the French clubs in the Europa League: in the wake of the elimination of Rennes after his new defeat against the Romanians of Cluj (1-0), Saint-Etienne was joined in the additional time by the Ukrainians of Olexandriya (2-2) and compromises his qualification for the last 16.
The Greens ruin
With this draw conceded at the end of the match, Saint-Etienne will have to get a result against La Gantoise at the Cauldron on November 28th to then afford a final against Wolfsburg in Germany on the last day.
However, the victory was reaching for Saint-Etienne who led 2-0 with Wahbi Khazri and Mahdi Camara up to 10 minutes from the final whistle and two defensive errors: a missed clearance from Mathieu Debuchy who offered a first goal all made to the Ukrainians (2-1, 84th) then a bad intervention of Stéphane Ruffier who pushed the ball into the feet of a player of Olexandriya obviously skilful when it comes to half-volleyed (2-2, 90th + 1).
Rennes already eliminated
With a single point in four days, the Bretons will not see this year’s round of 32, defeated 1-0 in Cluj, who had already beaten on the same score at Roazhon Park.
The disturbing momentum continues for the men of Julien Stéphan who had lined up his team-type, only deprived of the young Eduardo Camavinga, suspended. The Rennes have won only one match since the end of August …
The Reds and Blacks cracked a corner late in the game when Venezuelan striker Mario Rondon, alone at the first post, opened the scoring with a powerful header (87th).
Without fail of Seville, qualified
The Andalusian club continued its solid card (12 points) with a logical demonstration against Luxembourger Dudelange
A success signed two players little used this season with a hat-trick of Munir El Haddadi and a doubling of Munas Dabbur, his first two with the Andalusian club.
Arriving this summer from Salzburg, the Israeli striker has not even played a minute in La Liga.
Rashford sends MU in the 16th
Passer and scorer against Partizan Belgrade (3-0), Marcus Rashford allows Manchester United, first in his group L (10 pts), to validate his ticket to the elimination phase.
The Red Devils striker first-served outside of the foot another 18-year-old former Mennonite Academy resident, Mason Greenwood, who opened the scoring of the foot. Then Rashford released his C3 counter this season with a hard shot for third. Meanwhile, Anthony Martial had made the break with a slalom between three Serbian defenders concluded by a sharp.
Lazio on a wire
Already beaten on the way to Glasgow, Lazio lost again on Thursday to Olimpico against Celtic (2-1) by offering two goals. Three points that allow the Bhoys to qualify for the round of 16 with 7 points ahead of the Romans (3rd).
In contrast, Lazio is almost eliminated with six points behind Cluj (2nd): on the last day, a draw will be enough for Romanians against the Scots, third team already qualified.