Lyon were in action against Sparta Prague yesterday in their third fixtures of the season I'm the UEFA Europa League competition. Lyon who are yet to lose or draw a match this season, maintained their 100% winning accuracy as they came from behind to defeats Sparta Prague at home by 4 goals to 3. Lyon handed Sparta Prague their first defeat of the competition yesterday and maintained their spot at the top of the table. Rangers on the other hand, secured their first victory of the season last night and increased their chances of progressing to the next round of the competition.
Verdicts: Lyon need just one point in their next 3 matches, to book their spot in the knockout stage of the competition. Sparta Prague and Rangers on the other hand, will be fighting for the second position when they meet each other in their next group stage fixture.
Verdicts: The qualification battles in group B is still on, as Monaco, Real Sociedad and PSV, are all looking forward to securing a spot in the competition next round.
Verdicts: Napoli and Leicester City increased their chances of qualifying to the next round of the tournament yesterday, as they both won their third group stage match. Legia Warsaw who are currently occupying the first position on the table, may not progressed to the next round of the competition.
Verdicts: Galatasaray who are yet to lose a match this season, are the favourite to top group E at the end of the group stages round. Lazio and Marseille on the other hand, will battle for the second position on the table.
Verdicts: From the table displayed above, Real Betis and Bayern Leverkusen are the clear favourite to qualify to the knockout stage, as they are yet to lose a match in the competition this season. Celtic on the hand, will finish in the third position ahead of Ferencvaros and gained a direct promotion to the conference league knockout stages.
West Ham are currently occupying the first position on group H table, after they comfortably defeated Genk at home by 3 goals to nothing. They are closely followed by Dinamo Zagreb.
Verdicts: Apart from West Ham who are already in the next round of the table, the qualification race is still widely open for Genk, Rapid Wien and Dinamo Zagreb.
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