Legia Warsaw lost largely at home to Napoli (1-4) in a match refereed by Lawrence Visser on Thursday on Matchday 4 of the Europa League football group stage. Dries Mertens started the game on the bench. Legia took the lead after 10 minutes thanks to a goal from Emreli. Zielinski equalized from the penalty spot (51st) and was replaced by Mertens in the 73rd minute. The Red Devil gave the advantage to the Neapolitans less than two minutes later thanks to another penalty (75th). Lozano (79th) and Ounas (90th) also scored for the leaders of Calcio. Naples takes the lead of Group C with 7 points, followed by Warsaw who totaled 6, while waiting for Leicester-Spartak Moscow which is played from 9 p.m.
AS Monaco hosted PSV in Group B. The match ended in a 0-0 draw. In Monaco, Eliot Matazo was not in the selection due to a muscle injury. At PSV, Yorbe Vertessen was in the starting XI. Our compatriot, injured, was replaced just before half-time. Monaco remains leader of the group with 8 points, PSV is third with 5 points.
In the same group, Real Sociedad, with Adnan Januzaj in the starting XI, could not do better than a 1-1 split against the Austrians of Sturm Graz who thus obtained their first point in the competition. Jantscher put the Austrians ahead after 38 minutes. Sociedad saw a penalty denied by VAR at the end of the first half. Sorloth finally equalized in the 53rd minute. The Spaniards remain second in their group with 6 points, Sturm Graz is last.
In Group A, Jason Denayer played with Olymique Lyon against Sparta Prague. The French won 3-0. Slimani signed a brace in two minutes (61st and 63rd). Toko Ekambi signed the final score of 3-0. Lyon, which has 12 points, is qualified for the round of 16. Sparta Prague are second, tied on points (4) with Glasgow Rangers.
Dessers gives Feyenoord the lucky win at Union Berlin
Feyenoord came to win on the lawn of Union Berlin 1-2, in Group E of the Conference League football on Thursday evening. Cyriel Dessers (72nd) scored the decisive goal with a lucky shot in the middle of the goal. The Germans finished the match with nine players after the red cards of Trimmel and Teuchert. Feyenoord leads the group with 10 points after four days. Union Berlin is last with three points. In Group G, Vitesse Arnhem visited Tottenham, now coached by Antonio Conte. Lois Openda started on the bench for the Dutch, but came on at the break in place of Ghobo. Spurs won 3-2 this hotly contested game in which no less than three players were blown up. Son Heung-Min (15th) and Lucas (22nd) scored for Tottenham. Rasmussen scored an own goal (28th) for Londoners and then scored for Vitesse (32nd), as did Bero (39th). In Tottenham, there was a red card for Romero (59th), at Vitesse Doekhi (81st) and Schubert (85th) did not finish the meeting. Tottenham are second in their group with 7 points, Vitesse third with 6 units. Rennes, still deprived of Jérémy Doku injured in the knee, is leader with 10 points after his success over Mura 1-0.
In the Europa League, Leicester hosted Spartak Moscow in Group C. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Timothy Castagne and Youri Tielemans started for the Foxes, while Maximiliano Caufriez was on the pitch for the Russians. Moses gave the advantage to Spartak (51st), after which Amartey equalized (58th). Vardy missed the opportunity to bring the score to 2-1 but missed his penalty (75th). Tielemans received a yellow card for a late tackle (67th). After four days of competition, Leicester are third in their group with 5 points. Spartak is last with 4 points. Naples is leader (7) ahead of Legia Warsaw (6).
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Belgians abroad: Dries Mertens scorer against Legia, Yorbe Vertessen injured