Roma taste derby delight, Feyenoord find form

Roma's 2-0 derby win against Lazio was the eye-catching result among the UEFA Europa League hopefuls this weekend – despite Feyenoord scoring six goals and a rare Schalke loss.

Kevin Strootman scored Roma's opener against Lazio
Kevin Strootman scored Roma's opener against Lazio ©Getty Images

Roma's 2-0 victory away to derby rivals Lazio was the stand-out scoreline as the UEFA Europa League teams warmed up for their final group stage outing with weekend domestic games.

The Giallorossi needed a win to keep pace with Serie A leaders Juventus and they duly delivered after a balanced first half, Kevin Strootman pouncing on a mistake to lob in on 64 minutes. Lazio midfielder Danilo Cataldi was sent off from the bench shortly after that strike, and Radja Nainggolan made sure of the result late on to keep Roma within four points of the summit.

There were seven goals as Feyenoord took on Sparta, meanwhile, and the Eredivisie pacesetters hit six of them to record a morale-boosting victory. It was only the club's second win in seven games in all competitions, and it ensured they remain top on goal difference ahead of fellow UEFA Europa League contenders Ajax, who beat Groningen 2-0.

Schalke's recent revival suffered a blow, on the other hand, as they succumbed 2-1 away to Bundesliga top side Leipzig – the Royal Blues' first reverse in 13 matches in all competitions. Elsewhere, Manchester United were frustrated by a late leveller in their 1-1 draw at Everton and Ligue 1 frontrunners Nice – already eliminated in Group I – downed Toulouse 3-0.

Group A
Fenerbahçe 0-0 Beşiktaş
Everton 1-1 Manchester United
Feyenoord 6-1 Sparta
Zorya 2-3 Dnipro

Group B
Omonia 1-4 APOEL
Olympiacos 4-0 Levadiakos
Young Boys 3-1 Basel
Astana's domestic season is over

Group C
Kortrijk 1-3 Anderlecht
Rennes 2-0 St-Étienne
Mainz 1-3 Bayern
Gabala 2-2 Zaqatala (Azerbaijani Cup, second round – Gabala win 4-1 on penalties)

Group D
Rostov 0-0 Zenit
Excelsior 3-3 AZ
Dundalk's domestic season is over
Maccabi Tel-Aviv 0-0 Hapoel Ashkelon

Group E
Lazio 0-2 Roma
Voluntari 1-2 Astra Giurgiu
Admira 0-2 Austria Wien
Bohemians 1905 p-p Viktoria Plzeň

Group F
Genk 1-2 Lokeren
Athletic 3-1 Eibar
Rapid Wien 1-0 St Pölten
Sassuolo 3-0 Empoli

Group G
Ajax 2-0 Groningen
Charleroi a-a Standard
Betis 3-3 Celta
Panathinaikos 1-0 PAOK

Group H
Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Stal
Porto 1-0 Braga
Westerlo 0-0 Gent
Alanyaspor 2-3 Konyaspor

Group I
Leipzig 2-1 Schalke
Krasnodar v Krylya Sovetov (Monday 17:00CET)
Salzburg 4-1 Altach
Nice 3-0 Toulouse

Group J
Fiorentina 2-1 Palermo
Qarabağ 5-0 Sabail (Azerbaijani Cup, second round)
Panathinaikos 1-0 PAOK
Jihlava 1-0 Liberec

Group K
Sparta Praha 2-1 Teplice
Hapoel Beer-Sheva 5-0 Ashdod
Crystal Palace 3-0 Southampton
Napoli 3-0 Inter Milan

Group L
Osmanlıspor 2-1 Karabükspor
Steaua 3-1 Pandurii
Zürich 2-0 Wil (Challenge League)
Leganés 0-0 Villarreal

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