Dhe AS Monaco with coach Niko Kovac made it to the second round of the Europa League early. The German international Kevin Volland marked the 1-0 for the French first division club in the 28th minute in a 2-1 (2-1) win against Real Sociedad San Sebastian on Thursday evening. Alexander Isak (35.) equalized a little later for the Spaniards. But Youssouf Fofana (37th) brought the Monegas back into the lead.
PSV Eindhoven with Mario Götze prevailed against Sturm Graz 2-0 (1-0). Carlos Vinicius (45th minute / penalty) and Bruma (55th) scored for the Dutch. Before the last matchday in Group B, coach Roger Schmidt’s team is second behind Monaco. Third, two points behind, is San Sebastian.
Without Jerome Boateng, Olympique Lyon also secured the round of 16 and group victory. At Brondby IF, coach Peter Bosz’s French won 3-1 (0-0). The German trainer Markus Gisdol retired early with Lokomotiv Moscow. After the 0: 3 (0: 0) against Lazio Rome, the Russian champions can only reach third place in Group E, which entitles them to winter in the Conference League.
The duel between Galatasaray Istanbul and Olympique Marseille, which the Turks won 4-2, had to be interrupted. In the 36th minute of the game, Cicaldau and Gueye clashed, after which Galatasaray supporters threw cups and lighters onto the field. The German referee Tobias Stieler from Hamburg had to guide the Marseille players away from the corner flag in the first half before it continued after a brief interruption. The first leg (0-0) in Marseille had also been interrupted because of numerous fireworks.