St-Étienne show their teeth, Spurs and Beşiktaş wobble

St-Étienne racked up four goals ahead of Thursday's UEFA Europa League trip to face Manchester United, who also won, but it was a different story for Tottenham, Beşiktaş and Lyon.

Loïc Perrin was among the scorers as St-Étienne beat Lorient 4-0
Loïc Perrin was among the scorers as St-Étienne beat Lorient 4-0 ©AFP/Getty Images

St-Étienne and Manchester United both warmed up in perfect fashion ahead of their round of 32 opener on Thursday, but it was an altogether different story for fellow UEFA Europa League contenders Tottenham and Beşiktaş.

Ajax 2-0 Sparta
Anderlecht 4-2 Zulte Waregem
Karmiotissa Pano Polemidia 0-1 APOEL
Astra*
Athletic 2-1 Deportivo
Heerenveen 1-2 AZ

Karabükspor 2-1 Beşiktaş
Atlético 3-2 Celta
Bursaspor 1-1 Fenerbahçe
Fiorentina 3-0 Udinese
Sint-Truiden 0-3 Genk
Gent 0-1 Eupen

Hapoel Beer-Sheva 2-1 Hapoel Ashkelon
København*
Krasnodar*
Arka 0-1 Legia
Montana 0-4 Ludogorets
Guingamp 2-1 Lyon

Manchester United 2-0 Watford
Bremen 0-1 Mönchengladbach
Olympiacos 2-0 Larissa
Osmanlıspor 0-1 Trabzonspor
Xanthi 0-0 PAOK
Crotone 0-2 Roma
Rostov*

Schalke 2-0 Hertha
Shakhtar Donetsk*
Sparta Praha*
St-Étienne 4-0 Lorient
Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham
Villarreal 1-1 Málaga
Zenit*

*Not in competitive action

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