UEFA Europa League scores: Tottenham qualify for knockout stage, Valencia move up

Manuel Queimadelos Alonso

Tottenham Hotspur won their fourth game in the competition, qualifying for the knockout stage in the process. Fiorentina and Dnipro have also finished off their groupmates, while Valencia have gone to the top of their group.

Tottenham Hotspur are through to the knockout stage of the Europa League, but they were made to work for it. They were hardly at their best against Transnistrian side FC Sheriff, but squeaked out a win to clinch their place. They've been joined by Fiorentina and Dnipro, who will both advance from Group E, as well as Valencia, Ludogorets, Salzburg, Esbjerg and Rubin Kazan.

Valencia went behind away to St. Gallen, but surged back to claim a win, clinching their spot. They've also moved up into first place in their group, thanks to the draw between Swansea and Kuban Krasnodar. Championship side Wigan can still make it to the next round, but their chances were hurt today by their loss to Rubin and Zulte-Waregem's win.

There were no major upsets on the day, but Fiorentina came close to going down. They trailed Pandurii Targu Jiu early, but came back to win away in Romania.

Scores

Group A

Kuban Krasnodar 1-1 Swansea City
St. Gallen 2-3 Valencia

Group B

Ludogorets 1-1 Chornomorets
PSV Eindhoven 2-0 Dinamo Zagreb

Group C

Standard Liege 1-3 Salzburg
Esbjerg 1-0 Elfsborg

Group D

Rubin Kazan 1-0 Wigan Athletic
Maribor 0-1 Zulte-Waregem

Group E

Pandurii Targu Jiu 1-2 Fiorentina
Dnipro 2-0 Pacos de Ferreira

Group F

APOEL Nicosia 2-1 Bordeaux
Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-2 Eintracht Frankfurt

Group G

Rapid Vienna 2-2 Racing Genk
FC Thun 0-2 Dynamo Kiev

Group H

Sevilla 1-1 Slovan Liberec
Estoril 0-0 Freiburg

Group I

Rijeka 1-1 Lyon
Vitoria Guimaraes 0-1 Real Betis

Group J

Legia Warsaw 0-2 Trabzonspor
Lazio 2-1 Apollon

Group K

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 FC Sheriff
Tromso 0-1 Anzhi

Group L

AZ Alkmaar 1-0 Shakhter Karagandy
Maccabi Haifa 0-0 PAOK

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