Italy's top club AS Roma have been given the chance to qualify for the second round in the Europa League, while Standard Liège lost its good position in the away match with Eintracht Frankfurt Romans are allowed in the group J with Bundesliga leaders Borussia Mönchengladbach thanks to a 3-0 (3-0) at Istanbul Basaksehir hope to overwinter internationally. Liège did not beat Vitoria Guimaraes 1-1 (1-1), and the decision in Group F fell on the final day of the match.
In the Wolfsburger Group I KAA Gent was only 0-0 at AS St. Etienne to qualify as the second team alongside VfL. Manchester United lost the first defeat and are worried about winning the group. Without numerous stars the already qualified for the second round Red Devils were subject to the hitherto spotless taillight FK Astana 1: 2 (1: 0). In the second match of Group L, however, AZ Alkmaar missed 2-1 (1-0) against Partizan Belgrade to leap to the top of the table.Trainer Thomas Doll celebrated in Group A with APOEL Nicosia advancing. A 2-0 (2-0) at F91 Dudelange secured his team the second place behind record winner FC Sevilla. Also safe are also Sporting Lisbon and for the first time the LASK Linz, the victories in Group D celebrated. Sporting easily won 4: 0 (3: 0) against PSV Eindhoven, while Thomas Goiginger from Linz (20) brought the team of coach Valerien Ismael on course with a directly converted corner in a 2-1 (1: 1) at Rosenborg Trondheim. The exit in Group G, on the other hand, is completely open and all four teams can still move into the next round. FC Porto responded with a 2-1 (1-0) win at Young Boys Bern with two goals from Vincent Aboubakar (76th / 79th). Feyenoord Rotterdam and the Glasgow Rangers parted 2: 2 (1: 0) after a varied game. AS Roma have progress in their own hands. For AS Roma, who progressed against Wolfsberger AC in the last matchday (12 December) Jordan Veretout (30th), Justin Kluivert (41st) and Edin Dzeko (45th + 1) met in the first round. Rome midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini was hit in the 60th minute with several coins and had to continue playing with a head bandage.Manchester, who had remained in the four previous group matches without conceding, went early thanks to Jesse Lingard in the lead (10). Dmitri Schomko's (55 ') goal and 19-year-old Di'Shon Bernard's own goal (62') turned the game over in favor of the Kazakh team.