Europa League goals: Roma hit seven; Ajax, Werder, Bilbao, Lazio & Hamburg all progress; Zenit knocked out

Roma 7 – Kosice 1 (Agg. 10-4) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) A quick fire double from Francesco Totti got the Italians on their way. Stefano Guberti made it comfortable as he added a third. Alessio Cerci struck a powerful strike fourth, Jeremy Menez notched number five, before Jan Novak pulled one back, and that was just the first half. John Arne Riise made it 6-1 before Totti grabbed his hat-trick to complete the rout.

Zenit St. Petersburg 1 – Nacional 1 (Agg. 4-5) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Fatih Tekke put Zenit in front on 34 minutes but an equaliser a minute from time from Ruben Micael sees Nacional’s name go into the hat for the draw in Monaco.

Tromso 1 – Athletic Bilbao 1 (Agg. 3-4) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) A Javi Martinez penalty ten minutes into the second half gave the Spanish side the lead, Sigur Rushfeldt restored parity for the home side with a looping header back across goal.

Slovan Liberec 0 – Dinamo Bucharest 3* (Pens 8-9) (Agg. 3-3) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Awarded a 3-0 default win after the away leg of their tie against Dinamo was abandoned to to crowd trouble, Liberec had one foot in the group stage but Andrei Cristea’s early goal put doubt in their minds, and substitute Marius Niculae striking twice after the break to send the game into extra time and then penalties, with the Romanian side prevailing 9-8.

Elfsborg 1 – Lazio 0 (Agg. 1-3) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) The Swedish club put plenty of pressure on Lazio’s goal but too many chances were wasted with the breakthrough only arriving in the 70th minute courtesy of Denni Avdic’s header.

Slovan Bratislava 1 – Ajax 2 (Agg. 1-7) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Dynamo Moscow 1 – CSKA Sofia 2 (Agg. 1-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Spas Delev and Ivan Ivanov were on target as CSKA Sofia won away in Moscow.

Aktobe 0 – Werder Bremen 2 (Agg. 8-3) Claudio Pizarro scored a brace, first here and second here.

CFR Cluj 2 – FK Sarajevo 1 (Agg. 3-2) Yssouf Kone put the home side into the lead, Gabriel Muresan doubled the lead to all but secure progression for Cluj, Alen Avdic pulled one back for Sarajevo.

Metalist Kharkiv 0 – Sturm Graz 1 (Agg. 1-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Daniel Beichler grabbed the only goal of the night.

Sparta Prague 1 – NK Maribor 0 (Agg. 3-0) Bony Wilfried was the goalscorer for the home side.

Club Brugge 1* – Lech Poznan 0 (Pens. 4-3) (Agg. 1-1) Wesley Sonck scored late on to take the game to penalties.

Hamburg 3 – Guingamp 1 (Agg. 8-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Hamburg continued to score goals against Guingamp, Robert Tesche claimed the first, Marcus Berg the second, Tesche scored again for the third and Lionel Mathis scored late on.

St Patricks 1 – Steaua Bucharest 2 (Agg. 1-5) Gareth O’Connor gave the home side some hope but goals from Banel Nicolita and Iulian Ochirosli sealed a comfortable win over two games for the Romanians.

OB Odense 1 – Genoa 1 (Agg. 2-4) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Red Star Belgrade 2 – Slavia Prague 1 (Agg. 2-4) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Fenerbahce 2 – Sion 2 (Agg. 4-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Andre Santos put Fener ahead in the second minute but goals from Vilmos Vanczak and a Tariq Chihab penalty  turned things around for the Swiss outfit. Fener closed out the tie though in the 41st minute as Andre Santos scored his second of the night from the spot.

Levadia Tallinn 1 – Galatasaray 1 (Agg. 1-6) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

FC Basel 5 – FK Baku 1 (Agg. 8-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

AEK Athens 3 – FC Vaslui 0 (Agg. 4-2) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Zilna 0 – Partizan Belgrade 2 (Agg. 3-1) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Hertha Berlin 3 – Brondby 1 (Agg. 4-3) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Lille 4 – Racing Genk 2 (Agg. 6-3) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Austria Vienna 3 – Metalurg Donetsk 2 AET (Agg. 5-4) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Vorskla Poltava 2 – Benfica 1 (Agg. 2-5) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Toulouse 1 – Trabzonspor 0 (Agg. 4-1) (Europa League, August 27, 2009)

Valencia 4 – Stabaek 1 (Agg. 7-1) (Europa League, August 27, 2009) Miku bagged a treble for Valencia as the Spanish side easily progressed through to the next round.