Midtjylland, Liberec, Sion and PAOK upset odds

Midtjylland, Sion, Slovan Liberec and PAOK caused some of the biggest upsets, Franco Di Santo scored a 17-minute hat-trick and Giuseppe Rossi ended a 17-month wait.

UEFA Europa League group stage: matchday two in photos ©AFP/Getty Images

There were surprises, maiden wins and quickfire hat-tricks on UEFA Europa League matchday two.

Thursday's first set of fixtures stood out for Franco Di Santo's 17-minute treble for Schalke – the fifth fastest in UEFA Europa League history – Giuseppe Rossi's first goal since May 2014 in a 4-0 success for Fiorentina, and Qarabağ's defeat of Anderlecht.

Victory for the Azerbaijani champions was a shock in its own right but was perhaps overshadowed by Midtjylland's 3-1 triumph over Club Brugge in Belgium. There were other upsets, too, Slovan Liberec victorious at Marseille, Molde holding Ajax in Norway, Sion earning a point against Liverpool at Anfield and PAOK sharing the spoils with Borussia Dortmund, who are now 14 matches unbeaten under Thomas Tuchel.

Group A
Celtic 2-2 Fenerbahçe
Molde 1-1 Ajax

Group B
Rubin Kazan 0-0 Bordeaux
Liverpool 1-1 Sion

Group C
Krasnodar 2-1 Qäbälä
PAOK 1-1 Dortmund

Group D
Club Brugge 1-3 Midtjylland
Legia Warszawa 0-2 Napoli

Group E
Dinamo Minsk 0-1 Rapid Wien
Villarreal 1-0 Viktoria Plzeň

Group F
Marseille 0-1 Slovan Liberec
Braga 1-0 Groningen

Group G
Rosenborg 0-1 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Lazio 3-2 St-Étienne

Group H
Beşiktaş 1-1 Sporting CP
Lokomotiv Moskva 2-0 Skënderbeu

Group I
Belenenses 0-4 Fiorentina
Basel 2-0 Lech Poznań

Group J
Qarabağ 1-0 Anderlecht
Monaco 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Group K
Sparta Praha 2-0 APOEL
Schalke 4-0 Asteras

Group L
Augsburg 1-3 Partizan
AZ Alkmaar 2-1 Athletic Club