AC Milan and Östersund through, Köln battle on

AC Milan, Östersund and Real Sociedad were among the teams who confirmed their round of 32 places on matchday five, while Köln's Lazarus act continued against Arsenal.

Köln celebrate their victory against Arsenal
Köln celebrate their victory against Arsenal ©Getty Images

Qualified teams: Arsenal*, Atalanta, Braga, Dynamo Kyiv, FCSB, Lazio*, Lyon, Milan*, Nice, Östersund, Partizan, Plzeň, Real Sociedad, Salzburg*, Villarreal*, Zenit

*Group winners

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Thursday night's results

Östersund celebrate reaching the round of 32
Östersund celebrate reaching the round of 32©AFP/Getty Images

Group A: Astana 2-3 Villarreal, Maccabi Tel-Aviv 0-2 Slavia Praha
Group B: Skënderbeu 3-2 Dynamo Kyiv, Partizan 2-1 Young Boys
Group C: Ludogorets 1-2 İstanbul Başakşehir, Braga 3-1 Hoffenheim
Group D: AC Milan 5-1 Austria Wien, AEK Athens 2-2 Rijeka
Group E: Lyon 4-0 Apollon Limassol, Everton 1-5 Atalanta
Group F: Sheriff 1-0 Zlín, Lokomotiv Moskva 2-1 København
Group G: Viktoria Plzeň 2-0 FCSB, Lugano 1-0 Hapoel Beer-Sheva
Group H: Köln 1-0 Arsenal, BATE 0-0 Crvena zvezda
Group I: Salzburg 3-0 Vitória SC, Konyaspor 1-1 Marseille
Group J: Athletic Club 3-2 Hertha Berlin, Östersund 2-0 Zorya Luhansk
Group K: Lazio 1-1 Vitesse, Nice 3-1 Zulte Waregem
Group L: Rosenborg 0-1 Real Sociedad, Zenit 2-1 Vardar

No side have qualified for the round of 32 after losing their first three group stage games, but Köln could be the first after their 1-0 win against Arsenal moved them up to second in Group H.

Östersund, meanwhile, are blazing a trail for Swedish clubs, the unfancied side joining the likes of AC Milan, Nice, Plzeň, Real Sociedad, Salzburg and Villarreal in confirming their place in the round of 32 draw on 11 December.

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