Europa league Round Up | Arsenal thrash BATE Borisov; Athletic Bilbao beat Zorya
Mathieu Debuchy and Jack Wilshere managed to end their lengthy goal droughts as Arsenal thrashed BATE Borisov 6-0 in the Europa League in the final game to top Group H. Athletic Bilbao reached the last 32, on Thursday, as goals from Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia secured the win against Zorya.
Arsenal 6 - 0 BATE Borisov
Arsenal took the lead after a just 11 minutes when Mathieu Debuchy ended a three-year goal drought with an accurate finish. Theo Walcott then scored Arsenal's second goal from close range before Jack Wilshere added a third six minutes later. Walcott,
Arsenal went into the game having already secured first place in Group H, but BATE's European dream came to
Zorya 0 - 2 Athletic Bilbao
Athletic Bilbao reached the League’s last 32 where they were joined by former European champions Olympique Marseille and Red Star Belgrade.
La Liga side Bilbao faded Zorya's hopes of continuing their European journey into the new year. The first half ended without a goal but in the second half of the game, goals from Aritz Aduriz and Raul Garcia helped them in earn the three points to take them to the top of Group J table after leaders Oestersunds FK could only manage a draw at Hertha Berlin.
FC FCSB 1 - 2 Lugano
Hapoel Beer Sheva 0 - 2 Viktoria Plzen
FK Crvena Zvezda 1 - 0 FC Cologne
Marseille 0 - 0 Salzburg
Vitoria de Guimaraes 1 - 1 Konyaspor
Hertha Berlin 1 - 1 Oestersunds FK
Vitesse 1 - 0 Nice
Zulte-Waregem 3 - 2 Lazio
FK Vardar Skopje 1 - 1 Rosenborg
Real Sociedad 1 - 3 Zenit St. Petersburg