The fastest goal of an Italian team in the history of the Europa League it was not enough for Naples. The southern Italian team started winning from 11 seconds, when the Macedonian Elif Elmas took advantage of a long clearance from the visiting goalkeeper, but left the Diego Maradona stadium crestfallen because Spartak of Moscow turned the scoreboard with three goals in the second half.
The summary of the defeat of Napoli
Elmas’ goal was the fastest in the tournament since Czech Liberec’s Jan Skora scored at 10.69 in Karabakh in 2016. However, Mário Rui received the red card after VAR discovered a hard foul on Victor Moses in the first time. The visitors turned the game around after the break, with a double from Quincy Promes and another from substitute Mikhail Ignatov. Despite the discount of Nigerian Victor Osimhen in the fourth minute added, the 3-2 left the Neapolitans in third place in Group C, five points behind the leader Legia, from Warsaw, that as a local beat 1-0 at Leicester City, from England, and relegated it to the last place in the table, after the first two dates were fulfilled. The Argentinian Ezequiel Ponce, emerged at Newell’s, played the first 45 minutes at Spartak.
Portuguese Gonçalo Patience He had not scored a goal in an official game since last October, when he entered the Bundesliga in the second half and converted for Schalke in the 1-1 against Union Berlin. This Thursday, he replaced Colombian and former River Rafael Santos Borré with four minutes to go and in the first minute of injury he scored a penalty 1-0 With which Eintracht Frankfurt, to which he arrived this season, defeated as a visitor to Royal Antwerp, from Belgium.
The agonizing triumph of Eintracht Frankfurt
Patience, 27, left behind a knee injury that he suffered in April and that kept him off the court for just over four months, before changing teams and so he has added minutes little by little since then, almost always entering from the bank. As in that last opportunity in which he had celebrated a shout, he was also reprimanded minutes after the goal, this time for a protest in which he did not honor his surname. There were eight additional minutes.
There were 3-0 thrashes of Olympiacos, from Greece, on his visit to Fenerbahce, of Turkey, and of Lyon, from France, to Brondby Danish for the same result, and from PSV Dutch 4-1 over Sturm Graz, in Austria. In the first shift, in addition, Sparta Prague, of the Czech Republic, defeated 1-0 at home Rangers, from Scotland. The rarity? Due to racist expressions, UEFA banned fans from entering the Prague stadium. But the locals still had support: About 10,000 children between the ages of 6 and 14 were allowed access.
On the second shift, Bayern Leverkusen began suffering in Scotland before Celtic, when two minutes later Jonathan Tah showed a great reaction for an impressive save, after the Japanese Kyogo Furuhashi eluded goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky, after a bad pass behind a player from the German team. The team in which he started and returned to the goal, from a penalty, after five months Lucas Alario He had no mercy then and won 4-0 in a game in which, in addition, the Ecuadorian became the Teutonic team for the first time Piero Hincapié, with a past in Talleres de Córdoba.
Alario converted into Bayern Leverkusen’s win
The Betis, with German Pezzella from the beginning and Guido Rodriguez entering the second stage, he had wild fans in the streets of Budapest from early on, who later, in the stands, lived with greater excitement the triumph by 3-1 against Ferencvaros.
Olympic Marsella, directed by Jorge Sampaoli, equaled goalless with Galatasaray, from Turkey. Senegalese Bamba Dieng had a clear chance at the start of the second half, facing the empty goal, but failed incredibly, and ended up against the stick in what could be the victory for those trained by the Argentine.
At the close of the first half there were clashes in the stands between the fans and some soccer players interceded from the field, among them the Uruguayan Fernando Muslera. And at the end of the game, a tumult between players from both teams put more spice to a dispute over the ball next to the line, which began with the blows.
Incidents in Marseille-Galatarasay
On Belgium, Genk fell by a landslide in front of Dinamo Zagreb, from Croatia, 3-0; Lazio won at home in Italy 2-0 over Lokomotiv Moscow, in a match in which neither Gonzalo Escalante nor Luka Romero entered the winner. West Ham, England, won at home 2-0 at Rapid Vienna, from Austria. Manuel Lanzini played the winner in the last half hour.
In a match with eight Brazilians as starters, two who entered from the benches and as many who remained among the substitutes, Braga, from Portugal, won 3-1 a Midtjylland, Denmark, who had taken the lead in the first half. There were two converted penalties, one missed and one sent off.
In the remaining match, Red Star, of Serbia, defeated as a visitor Ludogorets, from Bulgaria, 1-0.