The Europa League made its long-awaited return with 15 games featuring a number of Europe’s top clubs, rising forces from across the continent, and unheralded teams all looking to succeed in the ultimate in Sevilla in May. As always, you’ll catch all of the Europa League action on Paramount+.
West Ham began their first-ever group stage campaign in impressive style with a 2-0 win away to Dinamo Zagreb. Real Betis came from two goals down reception to Celtic to win 4-3, while a catastrophic error from goalkeeper Thomas Strakhosa handed Galatasaray a convert, Lazio. Meanwhile, Napoli fought back from two goals right down to draw 2-2 away to Leicester City whilst French sides Lyon and Monaco emerged victorious within the day’s later games.
In the Europa Conference League, Tottenham’s campaign began in a disappointing fashion as that they had to fight back to earn a 2-2 attract Rennes. They weren’t the sole big team to struggle with Bundesliga side Union Berlin losing 3-1 at Slavia Prague though Roma survived an early wobble to beat CSKA Sofia 5-1.