LEICESTER, ENGLAND (REUTERS) – Leicester Metropolis beat Legia Warsaw 3-1 on Thursday (Nov 25) to leap from backside to prime of Europa League Group C and preserve alive their hopes of reaching the knockout phases.
The Premier League facet have eight factors from 5 video games, another than Spartak Moscow and Napoli and two forward of Legia, with all 4 groups nonetheless in competition to advance forward of the final spherical of video games.
Napoli, overwhelmed 2-1 at Spartak on Wednesday, host Leicester whereas the Russian facet go to Legia on Dec 9.
Patson Daka fired Leicester forward within the tenth minute with a medical end and James Maddison made it 2-0 with an excellent shot on the flip earlier than Filip Mladenovic pulled one again for Legia.
Mladenovic swept in a rebound after Kasper Schmeichel saved Mahir Emreli’s penalty however Wilfred Ndidi, who gave away the spot-kick, made amends with a towering header from Maddison’s nook within the thirty third minute.
Rangers superior to the knockout phases from Group A with a match to spare after Alfredo Morelos scored twice to safe a 2-0 dwelling win over Sparta Prague, as they joined runaway group leaders Olympique Lyonnais in advancing.
The Colombian striker opened the scoring within the fifteenth minute and added the second within the forty ninth with a header into an empty internet as he intercepted a poor move by Sparta defender Filip Panak throughout his personal space.
Lyon stayed prime after two targets from Rayan Cherki and one other by Islam Slimani gave them a 3-1 win at Danish facet Brondby.
Monaco superior from Group B with a 2-1 dwelling victory over Actual Sociedad as targets from Kevin Volland and Youssouf Fofana cancelled out Alexander Isak’s effort for the guests.
Vinicius and Bruma scored for PSV Eindhoven in a 2-0 win over visiting Sturm Graz and the Dutch facet want a draw of their last group match at Sociedad to progress.
Late substitute Tiquinho Soares scored a Ninetieth-minute winner for Olympiakos to sink Fenerbahce 1-0 in Group D and ship the Greek facet via together with Eintracht Frankfurt, who stayed prime after a 2-2 dwelling draw towards Antwerp.