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Dinamo Moscow, FC Salzburg and Legia Warsaw won to reach the next round of the Europa League, while defending champion Sevilla took a step closer to qualifying after beating Standard Liege 3-1 on Thursday.Forwards Kevin Gameiro and Jose Antonio Reyes pounced in the first half for Sevilla either side of a goal from midfielder Paul-Jose Mpoku, before Carlos Bacca sealed the win late on.Earlier, striker Jonathan got a hat trick — making it five goals in two games — as Austrian side Salzburg won 5-1 at Dinamo Zagreb to top Group D, with two more points than Scottish champion Celtic.Former Germany forward Kevin Kuranyi scored for the first time in 12 games in Dinamos 1-0 home win against Estoril to make it four straight wins for the Russian side.Dinamo is five points ahead of Dutch side PSV Eindhoven, which won 3-2 at Greek side Panathinaikos.Polish side Legia left it late before beating Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv 2-1, courtesy of an 84th-minute winner from 19-year-old Slovakian forward Ondrej Duda.Celtic, meanwhile, missed the chance to join Salzburg in the next round as Romanian side Astra Giurgiu fought back to draw 1-1.Stefan Johansen put Celtic ahead in the first half only for midfielder William to level with 10 minutes remaining.Inter Milan stayed in control of Group F but it was another unconvincing performance.Left back Dodo put Inter ahead in the 33rd before centre half Moustapha Bayal Sall equalized shortly after halftime to give Saint-Etienne its first goal of the competition following three 0-0 draws.Inter is close to qualifying, with four more points than Saint-Etienne, Ukrainian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Qarabag of Azerbaijan, who are locked together.Meanwhile, Dutch midfielder Jonathan de Guzman scored a hat trick as Napoli won 3-0 at home to Swiss side Young Boys Berne to take some pressure off coach Rafa Benitez.Sparta Prague, which beat Slovan Bratislava 4-0 at home, tops Napoli in Group I on goal difference.Italian side Fiorentina sealed qualification from Group K after drawing 1-1 with Greek side PAOK, although it needed a last-gasp free kick from left back Miguel Pasquale to move three points ahead of French side Guingamp, which beat Dinamo Minsk 2-0.Tottenham leads Besiktas of Turkey on goal difference in Group C.Promising striker Harry Kane made it 10 goals in 14 games this season as Tottenham won 2-1 away to Greek side Asteras Tripolis.Kane, who scored a hat trick in the corresponding fixture two weeks ago, headed home to make it 2-0 before halftime, after winger Andros Townsend put Spurs ahead from the penalty spot.Demba Ba got both goals as Besiktas beat Serbian side Partizan Belgrade 2-1.After drawing 0-0 away to Lille two weeks ago, Everton had little trouble winning the return fixture 3-0 with midfielder Leon Osman and centre back Phil Jagielka scoring in the first half. Steven Naismith got the third.Everton tops Group H by a point from Wolfsburg, which routed Russian side Krasnodar 5-1 at home, thanks to two goals each from midfielder Aaron Hunt and striker Nicklas Bendtner.Borussia Moenchengladbach moved to the top of Group A thanks to a 2-0 win at Cypriot side Apollon Limassol. Spanish side Villarreal was one point behind Moenchengladbach after losing 3-2 away to FC Zurich, with all of the goals coming in a frenetic opening half hour.Israel midfielder Lior Refaelov got a first-half hat trick as Belgian club Bruges won 4-0 at FC Copenhagen to move top of Group B. Italian side Torino was one point adrift following a 2-1 loss at Finnish side HJK Helsinki, which was last.Ukrainian side Dynamo Kyiv leads Group J after winning 2-0 at home against Danish club Aalborg. Romanian side Steaua Bucharest was two points behind after rallying from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Portuguese side Rio Ave. Nike Air Max 97 Bianche e Nere . 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Team officials travelled to Los Angeles on Thursday night to meet with the free agent, a person with knowledge of the plans said.MONTREAL -- The Montreal Impact wasted no time cooling off the hottest team in Major League Soccer. Montreal needed just three minutes to score the winner against a streaking New England club, shutting out the Revolution 2-0 on Saturday night at Saputo Stadium. New England (7-4-2) came to Montreal riding a five-game winning streak, their longest such run in nearly a decade. The team was unbeaten in its last seven contests atop the Eastern Conference standings. But with fans still trickling in to their seats after the opening whistle, midfielder Andres Romero scored the Impacts quickest goal of the season in the third minute to give last-place Montreal (2-6-4) a surprise lead. Romero took a long through ball from striker Marco Di Vaio and moved in all alone on goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth. With Revolution defenders requesting an offside call on the play, Romero held onto the ball several seconds before beating the keeper for his career-high third goal of the season. "We came out, we dominated, and we did exactly what we wanted to do," said Jack McInerney, who played up front with Di Vaio in a seldom seen two-striker formation. Montreal followed the early goal with sustained pressure. Its emphasis on the long ball created several goal-scoring opportunities in the first half hour. "We had a stronger start than they did," said defender Wandrille Lefevre. "That made a world of difference. We controlled the ball and it allowed us to ease into the game." Many of the Impacts scoring chances fell to Di Vaio, who couldnt find the back of the net despite taking four shots on target in the first half. Di Vaio came close in the 17th minute when his strike from outside the 18-yard box missed the net by inches. A minute later, Di Vaios volley from close range was stopped by Shuttleworth. In the 26th minute, the Italian striker moved in alone on goal, but tripped and fell. The Impact took eight shots on target in the first half to New Englands one. "You have to credit the other team because they came flying," said Revolution coach Jay Heaps. "In this league, you cant give a team anything. We gave quite a bit to Montreal, and they took it. Montreal did an excellent job of taking advantage of our slow start and they were ready." Frank Klopas men doubled their lead in the 31st minute after an impressive individual effort by newcomer Issey Nakajima-Farran, who made his Saputo Stadium debut after being acquired from Toronto FC twwo weeks ago.dddddddddddd. The left-winger cut into the middle of the pitch and fired a powerful strike at Shuttleworth, who bobbled the ball. McInerney pounced on the rebound from the edge of the six-yard box for his fifth goal against New England in 10 career appearances. Although he wasnt credited with an assist on the goal, Nakajima-Farran was instrumental on the play for the Impact. "It just clicks," said Nakajima-Farran, who played at the club level in Denmark, Australia, and Cyprus before making the move to Major League Soccer. "Everybody is playing simple, and the ball is zipping around. I feel conformable, and the guys know my movement too. Its been a very easy transition." Coming into this one with just one win on the season, seven points from 11 games, and a league-worst goal differential, the Impacts stingy defending settled a hot team that had scored 12 goals in its last three games. The Revolution couldnt generate much offence on Saturday despite controlling the ball for long stretches. Rookie forward Patrick Mullins, who entered the game with a goal in four consecutive contests, an MLS record for a rookie, was limited to just one shot on target. And 19-year-old Diego Fagundez, who scored four times on New Englands winning streak, did not challenge goalie Troy Perkins once. "It wasnt our best stuff," said Heaps, whose Revs still top the Eastern Conference despite the loss. "It was one of those nights where every pass was a little bit off. It didnt have the same zip to it. To break a team down, you have to have things go your way a little bit. You have to credit a team when they do a good job." At the other end of the table, the win keeps Montreal at the bottom of the standings, but the team is now only six points out of a playoff spot. "The first couple of games of the season didnt show the kind of talent we have on this team, and what we can do," said McInerney. "If we want to get back into the picture, we need to be consistent." The Impact now turn their attention to a mid-week battle versus Toronto FC on Wednesday for the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship final. The winner advances to the CONCACAF Champions League. Notes: The attendance at Saputo Stadium was 18,060. a The Revolution have now been shutout five times this season. a New England lost its first-ever game at Saputo Stadium (2-1-0). a The Impact and Revolution will face off twice more this season. ' ' '

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