Europa League round-up: Sparta Prague, Fenerbahce and Ghent through to group stage
By PA Sport
Last Updated: 26/08/16 9:30am
Sparta Prague survived a scare against Danish side Sonderjyske, coming from behind in the Czech capital to prevail 3-2 on the night and aggregate.
After a goalless first leg, Mikael Uhre and Troels Klove put the Danes ahead but Sparta responded through David Lafata and Josef Sural before Jakub Brabec netted the winner five minutes from time.
BATE Borisov were unable to turn around their tie against Astana, being held 2-2 in Belarus to go out 4-2.
Mikhail Gordeichuk gave Borisov early hope of turning around the tie but Nemanja Maksimovic and Patrick Twumasi made sure for the Kazakhstani side before Igor Stasevich scored a late penalty consolation for the hosts, who also had Aleksei Rios sent off.
Azerbaijani side Qarabag overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit to progress at the expense of Gothenburg. Goals from Rashad Sadygov, Muarem Muarem and Dani Quintana gave them a 3-0 win in Baku.
Fenerbahce completed a straightforward victory over Grasshoppers, winning 2-0 in Zurich for a 5-0 aggregate success with late goals from Fernandao and Miroslav Stoch.
Goals from Mbwana Samatta and Leon Bailey settled Genk's nerves as they beat Lokomotiva Zagreb 2-0 at home to go through 4-2 on aggregate.
Jan Sykora scored a hat-trick to send Slovan Liberec through with a 3-0 win, 4-0 on aggregate, against 10-man AEK Larnaka, who had captain Ander Murillo sent off late on.
Tiago Pinto scored both goals for Turkish side Osmanlispor as their 2-0 win saw off Danish outfit Midtjylland 3-0 overall, while Anderlecht completed an emphatic 6-0 aggregate win over Slavia Prague with a second successive 3-0 victory.
Penalties from Youri Tielemans and Lukasz Teodorczyk and a further effort from Michael Heylen did the job.
Ghent were also in good goalscoring form in Macedonia, beating Shkendija 4-0 for a 6-1 overall victory. Kalifa Coulibaly netted twice, with Jeremy Perbet and Renato Neto also on target.
Austria Vienna beat Rosenborg 2-1 away, replicating their first-leg success, with second-half goals from Alexander Grunwald and Olarenwaju Kayode, while AZ Alkmaar's goalless draw with FK Vojvodina ensured they went through 3-0 on aggregate.
It was a similar story for FK Krasnodar, who drew 0-0 at Partizani Tirane to progress courtesy of their 4-0 first-leg win. Panathinaikos, meanwhile, were held 1-1 at Brondby, but went through 4-1 overall.
First-half goals from Garry Rodrigues and Giorgos Tzavellas gave PAOK Salonika a 2-0 win over Dinamo Tbilisi and a 5-0 aggregate success.