Date: 29th September 2017 at 7:04am
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The Europa League season continued with the latest round of games played in midweek.

Arsenal are now in a strong position, admittedly in a competition they would have preferred not to be in, as the Gunners made it two from two with a win – from a goal filled game – against BATE Borisov.

Having survived a late scare, Italian giants AC Milan edged out Rijeka in a five goal thriller in Milan to maintain their own 100% record.

There were a few convincing wins around Europe on Thursday but Marseille’s defeat in Austria against Red Bull Salzburg could be considered something of a surprise perhaps? Then against Salzburg are an experienced European team.

Everton’s own experience, many would say, probably quite rightly, superior quality counted for nothing as the Toffees failed to secure the win they needed against Apollon Limassol when the visiting side – down to 10 men at the time – scored a late leveller at Goodison Park to leave the Premier League side winless after two.

Here’s a round-up of the Europa League results.

Results

Thursday 28th September
Astana 1-1 Slavia Prague 16:00
Athletic Bilbao 0-1 FC Zorya Luhansk 18:00
BATE Borisov 2-4 Arsenal 18:00
Cologne 0-1 Crvena Zvezda 18:00
FC Lugano 1-2 FC Steaua Bucuresti 18:00
FC Viktoria Plzen 3-1 Hapoel Beer-Sheva
Konyaspor 2-1 Vitoria de Guimaraes 18:00
Lazio 2-0 Zulte-Waregem 18:00
Nice 3-0 Vitesse Arnhem 18:00
Ostersunds FK 1-0 Hertha Berlin 18:00
Red Bull Salzburg 1-0 Marseille 18:00
Rosenborg 3-1 Vardar 18:00
Zenit St. Petersburg 3-1 Real Sociedad 18:00
AC Milan 3-2 Rijeka 20:05
AEK Athens 2-2 FK Austria Wien 20:05
Braga 2-1 Istanbul Buyuksehir 20:05
Everton 2-2 Apollon Limassol 20:05
Lokomotiv Moscow 3-0 Zlín 20:05
Ludogorets 2-1 Hoffenheim 20:05
Lyon 1-1 Atalanta 20:05
Maccabi Tel Aviv 0-0 Villarreal 20:05
Partizan Belgrade 2-3 Dynamo Kiev 20:05
Sheriff Tiraspol (Mol) 0-0 FC Copenhagen 20:05
Skenderbeu 1-1 BSC Young Boys Bern 20:05

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