Sport Europa round-up: Arsenal ends group stage with big win; Lookman stars in Everton victory

01:27  08 december  2017
01:27  08 december  2017 Source:   90min.in

Arsenal 5-0 Huddersfield: Mesmerising Ozil Helps Gunners Breeze Past Organised Terriers

  Arsenal 5-0 Huddersfield: Mesmerising Ozil Helps Gunners Breeze Past Organised Terriers Arsenal continued their good run of form in the Premier League with a flattering 5-0 victory over David Wagner's Huddersfield. Mesut Ozil proved to be the difference for the Gunners at the Emirates, giving the hosts a huge confidence boost ahead of their clash with Manchester United on Saturday.

Arsenal ended their Europa League group stage fixtures with a thumping 6-0 win over BATE Borisov. Everton ended their European campaign with a dominant 3-0 victory over Apollon Limassol, Ademola Lookman starring with two goals in an impressive performance from a youthful

Arsenal ended their Europa League group stage fixtures with a thumping 6-0 win over BATE Borisov. Everton ended their European campaign with a dominant 3-0 victory over Apollon Limassol, Ademola Lookman starring with two goals in an impressive performance from a youthful

Arsenal ended their Europa League group stage fixtures with a thumping 6-0 win over BATE Borisov.

Mathieu Debuchy, Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere’s strikes, coupled with a Denis Polyakov own goal, Olivier Giroud's penalty and Mohamed Elneny's lovely effort ensured the Gunners finished with 13 points from a possible 18.

Although Arsenal remain one of the favourites to win the Europa League, the presence of exiting Champions League teams Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli and RB Leipzig could damage their chances. 

Everton ended their European campaign with a dominant 3-0 victory over Apollon Limassol, Ademola Lookman starring with two goals in an impressive performance from a youthful Toffees side.

Milan lost 2-0 at HNK Rijeka but the result mattered little for the Serie A club, who had qualified from Group D in first place beforehand.

Villarreal finished top of Group A despite a 1-0 loss to Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Astana also qualifying from that group to reach the knockout stages.

Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim ended their disappointing Europa League run with a 1-1 draw with Ludogorets, the latter finishing behind winners Braga in Group C.

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Victory means they do not finish bottom of the group , overtaking winless Apollon, and avoid becoming the first English team to not win a Europa League group game. Ademola Lookman ’s second goal ended a sequence of 26 passes – with every Everton player involved.

Paul Wilkes looks back on the final round of fixtures in the Europa League as Everton finally picked up a win and Arsenal ended on a high. The kids are alright, but Lookman could be a star in the making.

In perhaps the most intriguing tie of the night, Atalanta triumphed over Lyon 1-0 thanks to Andrea Petagna’s early header as the Italians secured top spot in Group E.

Athletic Bilbao veteran Aritz Aduriz scored against Zorya Luhansk in Group J before Raul Garcia doubled the La Liga side's lead, while Hertha Berlin and Ostersunds played out a 1-1 draw.

Lazio and Nice progressed in Group K as winners and runners-up respectively, while Nicklas Bendtner got on the scoresheet for Rosenborg against Vardar in Group L, Zenit St Petersburg and Real Sociedad going through comfortably from those four sides.

RB Salzburg finished top of Group I after a goalless draw with Marseille, who also progressed.

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Arsenal, Chelsea both win 1-0; Benteke ends goal drought .
With their title hopes relying on a Manchester City implosion, Arsenal and Chelsea are focused on a new objective of securing a top-four place.Arsenal edged past Newcastle 1-0 to end a three-game winless run in the Premier League after a fine strike by Mesut Ozil from the edge of the penalty area.Chelsea beat Southampton by the same score after Marcos Alonso scored from a free kick for the third-place defending champions. Chelsea remained five points ahead of fourth-place Arsenal.Manchester City, which has an 11-point lead over Manchester United, is in action in the late game at home to sixth-place Tottenham.

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