Europa League review: Young Boys beat Napoli, while Feyenoord prop up Group G
Last Updated: 23/10/14 11:04pm
Napoli lost 2-0 to Young Boys in Bern in the Europa League on Thursday, as Feyenoord went down 3-1 away to HNK Rijeka.
Rafa Benitez's Napoli dropped their first points of the campaign in their Group I encounter with Swiss side Young Boys.
Goals from Guillaume Hoarau in the 52nd minute and Leonardo Bertone in stoppage-time decided the contest and moved the hosts level top of pool on goal difference.
Sparta Prague joined the pair on six points, but their 3-0 win at Slovan Bratislava was marred by crowd trouble which caused the game to be suspended for around 40 minutes.
Fighting between rivals fans called a temporary halt to proceedings shortly before half-time.
When the match restarted, second-half goals from David Lafata, Tiemoko Konate and Ladislav Krejci earned the visitors victory.
Holders Sevilla had to settle for a 0-0 draw at Standard Liege, but still held on to top spot in Group G.
Feyenoord were unable to take advantage as they went down 3-1 at Rijeka.
The Croatians picked up their first win in the pool to move above their visitors and level on four points with Liege in second.
Andrej Kramaric scored a second-half hat-trick for the hosts, with the third from the spot, with Jens Toornstra briefly levelling for the Rotterdammers.
Wolfsburg burst back into contention in Group H with an impressive 4-2 win over Krasnodar in Russia.
The visitors were indebted to a fine display from Kevin De Bruyne, who helped set up Ivica Olic for the opener and then scored twice himself either side of a superb strike from Luiz Gustavo.
The hosts' efforts came from Andreas Granqvist, whose penalty made it 2-1, and a late Wanderson effort.
With Lille drawing 0-0 at home to Everton in the other game in the pool, Everton lead it by a point from Wolfsburg, with only three points separating the English side from Krasnodar at the bottom.
Fiorentina made it three wins from three at the top of Group K with a 1-0 win away to PAOK Salonika, Juan Vargas on target in the 38th minute.
Guingamp moved about the Greeks into second with a 0-0 draw away to Dinamo Minsk.
AaB defeated Dynamo Kiev 3-0 to leave three teams on six points in Group J.
Two goals from Nikolaj Thomsen following an opener from Thomas Enevoldsen ended Dynamo's perfect pool record.
Steaua Bucharest joined them on two wins, and topped the pool on goal difference, after a 2-1 win at home to pointless Rio Ave.
A first-half double from Raul Rusescu put the Romanians in control before Yonathan Del Valle pulled one back just after half-time.
In the only match in Group L, Trabzonspor beat Lokeren 2-0, Mustapha Yatabare and Kevin Constant on target, to consolidate second place in the group.
In the late games, Harry Kane hit a hat-trick before finishing the game in goal and Erik Lamela scored with an outrageous rabona effort as Tottenham thrashed Asteras Tripolis 5-1 to record their first win.
Kane opened the scoring with a low strike before Lamela had the White Hart Lane faithful shaking their heads in wonder with a remarkable piece of skill with his left foot from the edge of the area,
The Argentinian volleyed home a third after the break before Kane tapped home his second and third of the night.
A red card for Hugo Lloris, who brought down Anastasios Tsokanis when through on goal, meant Kane had to take over in goal for the final three minutes plus stoppage-time.
And it did not go well as he spilled the resulting free-kick from Jeronimo Barrales into the net.
Besiktas were impressive winners in the other game in the group as they won 4-0 away to Partizan Belgrade to go level with Spurs on five points at the top of Group C.
Veli Kavlak and Demba Ba scored in the first half for the Turks and Oguzhan Ozyakup and Gokhan Tore struck in quick succession after the break to seal a comprehensive win.
Borussia Monchengladbach also hit five as they crushed Apollon Limassol 5-0, scoring four times after the break.
Ibrahima Traore opened the scoring in the 11th minute and struck again in the 66th, adding to Branimir Hrgota's effort 10 minutes earlier.
Late strikes from Patrick Herrmann and Thorgan Hazard completed the rout.
The win put Gladbach second in Group A, two points behind Villarreal, who beat FC Zurich 4-1.
Cani put the Spaniards ahead after six minutes, but Marco Schonbachler levelled just before half-time.
Luciano Vietto, Bruno Soriano and Giovani dos Santos added further goals after the break.
Inter Milan lost their 100 percent record as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home to Saint-Etienne.
They remained top of Group F on seven points, with Azerbaijani side FK Karabakh going second following a 1-0 win at Dnipro thanks to a Muarem Muarem goal.
Dinamo Moscow also moved on to nine points in Group E with a 2-1 win at Estoril. PSV Eindhoven are second in the pool following a 1-1 at home to Panathinaikos.
Celtic and Red Bull Salzburg are level on seven points at the top of Group D. Alan scored a hat-trick as Salzburg won 4-2 at home to Dinamo Zagreb, while the Scots beat Astra Giurgiu 2-1.
Torino top Group B after a 2-0 win at home to HJK Helsinki, with Club Brugge's 1-1 draw with FC Copenhagen leaving the Belgians second.