16 Teams Won in a First Matchday of Europa League

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Europa League

On Sept. 15, 2016, 48 teams intent in a initial matchday of UEFA Europa League’s organisation stage. Eight games finished with a draw. However, 16 other teams won opposite their opponents, creation their approach to a knockout phase.

Matchday 1 Highlights

  • Zenit Petersburg managed to overturn a score. Maccabi Tel Aviv was 14 mins divided from winning 3-0, however, a Russians won 4-3, during a Netanya Municipal Stadium.
  • Feyenoord degraded Manchester United 1-0, during a Feyenoord Stadium. This was a British’s entrance coming in a UEFA Europa League.
  • Hapoel Beer Sheva won 2-0 opposite Inter Milan during a San Siro Stadium, receiving a startling feat as a Italians were deliberate a favorites.
  • Eight players perceived red cards in a initial matchday of UEFA Europa League’s organisation stage. More than 90 took a yellow one.
  • Colley (Genk) and Santos (Gabala) contributed to their teams’ detriment as they scored on their own goal.
  • Medunjanin (Maccabi Tel Aviv), Austin (Southampton), and Bailey (Genk) scored twice in their initial matches of UEFA Europa League’s organisation stage.
  • Five players succeeded to measure from chastisement kicks. However, Klaassen (Ajax) missed his possibility in a shots lottery.

All a Results of Matchday 1

  • Qarabag 2-2 Liberec
  • Anderlecht 3-1 Gabala
  • APOEL 2-1 FC Astana
  • Astra 2-3 Austria Vienna
  • AZ Alkmaar 1-1 Dundalk
  • Feyenoord 1-0 Manchester United
  • Maccabi Tel Aviv 3-4 Zenit Petersburg
  • Mainz 1-1 St. Etienne
  • Plzen 1-1 AS Roma
  • Rapid Vienna 3-2 Genk
  • Sassuolo 3-0 Athletic Bilbao
  • Young Boys 0-1 Olympiakos Piraeus
  • Zorya 1-1 Fenerbahce
  • Braga 1-1 Gent
  • Inter 0-2 H. Beer Sheva
  • Konyaspor 0-1 Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Nice 0-1 Schalke
  • Osmanlispor 2-0 FC Steaua Bucharest
  • Panathinaikos 1-2 Ajax
  • PAOK 0-0 Fiorentina
  • Salzburg 0-1 Krasnodar
  • Southampton 3-0 Sparta Prague
  • St. Liege 1-1 Celta Vigo
  • Villareal 2-1 Zurich

The 48 teams competed for a mark in a final of a UEFA Europa League, that will take place on May 24, 2017, during a Friends Arena in Solna, in Sweden. The games of a second matchday of a Europa League’s organisation theatre are scheduled for Sept. 29, 2016.

Written by Bianca-Ramona Dumitru
Edited by Jeanette Smith

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UEFA: UEFA Europa League latest

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