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The Hungarian side were cruelly denied a place in the last 32 as their game in Portugal was postponed to Friday. Elsewhere, Lazio win Group J with a 4-1 win over Maribor

GROUP G

GENK 0-0 BASEL


Genk's 0-0 draw with Basel in Belgium on Thursday was enough to confirm them as group winners, whilst also sending the Swiss side through to the last 32.

The match itself was a turgid encounter, though Basel will be buoyed by the fact that they progress regardless of Friday's result between Videoton and Sporting, due to a superior head-to-head record.

SPORTING LISBON P-P VIDEOTON (rescheduled for Friday 21:05 CET)

Sporting Lisbon's game against Videoton was postponed on Thursday evening after heavy rain in the Portuguese capital saw the Estadio Jose Alvalade pitch waterlogged.

Franky Vercauteren's side are already eliminated, but the Hungarian opposition had a chance to qualify, depending on the result in Belgium between Genk and Basel.

The match was initially delayed in order to clear the pitch, though it was confirmed later by Uefa that the meaningless game would be replayed in Lisbon in 24 hours time.

GROUP H

INTER 2-2 NEFTCHI BAKU

A late equaliser by Nicolas Canales denied Inter as Azerbaijani outfit Netfchi Baku bowed out of the Europa League with a brilliant 2-2 draw away at San Siro.(see match report)

PARTIZAN BELGRADE 1-1 RUBIN KAZAN

Rubin Kazan ended their positive campaign with a 1-1 draw away to Partizan Belgrade on Thursday evening.

The first half was an admittedly scrappy affair in the Serbian capital, though Sasa Markovic should've broken the deadlock in the early stages of the second half, as he wasted a golden opportunity to hand his side the lead.

Nevertheless, Markovic made amends minutes later as he controlled Lazar Markovic's pass on the edge of the area and powered a volley into the net.

The lead lasted five minutes as Rubin rallied. Cristian Ansaldi cut in on his left and found Salomon Rondon on the far side, with the latter applying the finish to restore parity and secure top spot.

GROUP I

OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS 2-0 IRONI KIRYAT SHMONA

Olympique Lyonnais' fine form continued as they comfortably saw off Ironi Kiryat Shmona 2-0 at Stade Gerland.

Lyon coach Remi Garde had named a rather youthful starting 11 with an average age of just 22, but that didn't stop them dominating the Israeli side, as they duly took the lead after a quarter of an hour.

Mouhamadou Sarr got the goal, on his debut as he latched onto an inswinging cross from the left to head home past Daniel Amos.

The visitors were kept at arm's length by Lyon's burgeoning youngsters, who soon went 2-0 up after the break when Yassine Benzia struck, having controlled Mehdi Zaffane's cross.

Under the watchful eye of Zinedine Zidane, the hosts become the second Ligue 1 side of the evening to win their group.

ATHLETIC BILBAO 0-0 SPARTA PRAGUE

Last year's finalists Athletic Bilbao ended their Europa League campaign with a dour 0-0 draw at San Mames on Thursday evening.

The Czech side were already through, with the result meaning that Athletic, who lost last year's final 3-0 to Atletico Madrid finish third with just five points from a possible 18.

GROUP J

NK MARIBOR 1-4 LAZIO


Lazio booked their place in the last 32 as group winners as they comfortably saw off the challenge of bottom side NK Maribor with a 4-1 win.

The Italians broke the deadlock after 16 minutes after Ederson's brilliant through-ball tore open a static defence, allowing Libor Kozak to fire with ease past Jasmin Handanovic.

Vladimir Petkovic's men were buoyed by the lead, and it didn't stop them from doubling their advantage as Stefan Radu headed in powerfully from Hernanes' cross. It was 3-0 as Ederson's passing once again proved the difference though this time, Sergio Floccari applied the finish.

Floccari made it 4-0 after the interval, as he raced from the halfway line to fire past Handanovic with his second goal of the game.

Marcos Tavares bagged a consolation goal for the Slovakian side, though it is Lazio who win Group J after an emphatic win.

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3-1 PANATHINAIKOS

Tottenham secured their passage to the next round as they comfortably beat Greek side Panathinaikos at White Hart Lane, with the visitors missing out on qualification. (see match report)

GROUP K

RAPID WIEN 1-0 METALIST KHARKIV

Rapid Wien ended their Europa League campaign with a flourish, as they beat group winners Metalist Kharkiv in Vienna.

The Austrian side took the lead early on as they searched for the first points of the Europa League campaign. Christopher Trimmel's fine cross was converted in by Deni Alar, much to the delight of the hosts' faithful.

The home side saw defender Harald Pichler shown a straight red card by Estonian referee Hannes Kaasik, though it didn't change the result in a turgid second half as Rapid bowed out with victory.

BAYER LEVERKUSEN 1-0 ROSENBORG BK


Bayer Leverkusen ended their group stage campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over Rosenborg, as they go through in second place.

The hosts finally took the lead in the second half as Carlinhos' low drive found left-back Julian Riedel in the box, and the youngster fired past the goalkeeper to open his account for the club.

Rosenborg failed to issue a response, as their attackers were well marshalled at the BayArena, and the German side ultimately secured the three points.

GROUP L

LEVANTE 2-2 HANNOVER

Hannover let a two-goal lead slip, as they settled for a 2-2 draw which confirmed them as group winners at Ciudad de Valencia.

The German side opened the scoring after some poor defending. Lars Stindl initiated a fine one-two with Didier Ya Konan, and the former powerfully fired into the net to hand the visitors the opener.

Ya Konan was on the scoresheet too, as he later applied the finish to give the group leaders a convincing 2-0 lead just eight minutes later.

Angel reduced the deficit four minutes into the second half, before Vicente Iborra's stoppage-time equaliser completed an unlikely comeback, as the Liga side qualified a point behind their German counterparts.

FC TWENTE 1-3 HELSINGBORG

Helsingborg departed from the group stage with their first win, as they completed a fine 3-1 win away to winless Twente.

The Swedes started the match brightly, and were rewarded after just six minutes. May Mahlangu's measured pass into the path of Nikola Djurdic saw the striker produce a stunning strike from 25 yards for 1-0.

Djurdic was involved in the second midway through the first half, as his clever move enabled Alejandro Bedoya to etch his name into the scoresheet as Helsingborg raced into a comfortable lead.

The visitors' determination continued at the expense of Steve McClaren's sorry Dutch outfit, who went 3-0 behind as Thomas Sorum converted in from Rachid Bouaouzan's cross, before Dusan Tadic reduced the deficit with a well-taken free-kick.

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