Unai Emery’s Toolbox travelled to a 3-0 triumph away to Azeri champs Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday, while Celtic dropped to a 3-1 defeat versus Red Bull Salzburg.
Toolbox’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil (L) and Qarabag’s Swiss forward Innocent Emeghara vie for the ball throughout the UEFA Europa League group E football match in between Qarabag FK and Toolbox FC in Baku on October 4, 2018./ AFP IMAGE.
Sokratis bundled in a Nacho Monreal header on 4 minutes in Baku, with Toolbox academy graduate Emile Smith Rowe and French child Matteo Guendouzi likewise scoring their very first objectives for the club.
The Gunners extended their winning go to 8 matches and lead Sporting Lisbon on objective distinction at the top of Group E, after the Portuguese side nabbed a 2-1 win in Ukraine with 2 late objectives versus Vorskla Poltava.
Toolbox’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan did not make the journey to Azerbaijan due to diplomatic stress in between the nation and his homeland.
Odsonne Edouard fired Celtic ahead after simply 2 minutes in Austria, however a brace from Munas Dabbur and an objective from Japanese forward Takumi Minamino offered Salzburg a 2nd win in 2 Group B matches.
Celtic lost James Forrest to a straight red card after he overthrew Andreas Ulmer in the location, with Dabbur transforming the resulting charge to condemn Brendan Rodgers’ side.
Seven-time European champs Air Conditioner Milan recuperated from an objective down in your home to Olympiakos to declare a 3-1 triumph in Group F, as Patrick Cutrone scored two times either side of a Gonzalo Higuain effort.
Steven Gerrard’s Rangers are in action in your home to Fast Vienna in the later round of video games, while Chelsea host Hungarian clothing Vidi at Stamford Bridge.