EUROPE LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Own goal helps Galatsaray against Lazio as Bayer Leverkusen fight back for 2-1 home win against Ferencvaros in early games
- Thomas Strakosha’s own goal helped Galatasray to a 1-0 win over Lazio
- 10-man Lokomotiv Moscow earned a 1-1 home draw with Olympique Marseille
- Bayer Leverkusen fought back for a 2-1 home win against Ferencvaros
- A goal in stoppage time gave Genk a 1-0 victory over Rapid Vienna in the group of West Ham
An own goal from Thomas Strakosha midway through the second half helped Galatasray open their Europa League campaign with a 1-0 Group E win over Lazio.
And 10-man Lokomotiv Moscow earned a last gasp 1-1 home draw with Olympique Marseille.
After Nayair Tiknizyan was sent off early in the second half in Group E, Lokomotiv fell behind on a penalty from Cengiz Under before Faustino Anjorin saved a point for the Russian side with a goal in the 89th minute.
Lazio goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha reacts to an own goal and gives Galatasray a 1-0 victory
In Group G, Bayer Leverkusen fought back for a 2-1 home win against Ferencvaros when Exequiel Palacios and Florian Wirtz canceled an early Ryan Mmaee opener for the Hungarian side.
Red Star Belgrade, the 1991 European Cup winner, won a 2-1 home win over Portuguese rivals Braga, while Bulgarians Ludogorets Razgrad earned a 1-1 draw at Danish Midtjylland in Group F.
Left-back Milan Rodic put Red Star ahead in the 75th minute and Braga hit back via Wenderson a minute later, only for Aleksandar Katai to surprise the ardent home fans with an 85-minute penalty.
A goal in stoppage time from Paul Onuachu gave Belgians Genk a 1-0 victory over Rapid Vienna in West Ham’s Group H.
Bayer Leverkusen players celebrate Exequiel Palacios’ equalizing goal against Ferencvaros