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So, an easy night for Everton, horrible for everyone else. Roberto Martinez's side sauntered to a 7-2 aggregate win over Young Boys while Tottenham Hotspur, Celtic and Liverpool were all eliminated from the Europa League.

Dejan Lovren missed the decisive penalty after Besiktas forced penalties while Tottenham and Roberto Soldado floundered in Florence. Celtic can hold their heads high having matched Inter after going down to 10 men in the first half, only to be undone by the goal of the evening from Inter's Fredy Guarin.


Everton 3-1 Young Boys (7-2 on aggregate)

Play resumes in Feyenoord and Gervinho immediately scores for Roma. Excellent! They now lead 2-1 on the night.

The game is meandering to a tame conclusion with Young Boys' travelling support now providing much of the entertainment. Meanwhile in Netherlands, it is predictably kicking off between Feyenoord and Roma again. Captain Francesco Totti took his players off the field after a blow up banana was thrown onto pich in the direction of Gervinho.

Kone now hits the post! The ball breaks to the striker about 20 yards out from goal but his low efforts cannons back out off the woodwork. He's getting closer.

Besic springs a brilliant pass down the left channel where Luke Garbutt has once again has raced into space and once again, delivers an excellent ball into the box. Mirallas is inches away from tucking away his second of the evening but he can't get there quick enough.

Kone almost gets in on the act after Mirallas threads an accurate cross field pass over to him from right to left. Kone's first touch is good, but Marco Wolfli makes himself big and makes a good save.

Everton are cruising here, as you might expect and with Arsenal waiting this weekend, there is no surprise to see Roberto Martinez making changes. The latest sees James McCarthy replaced by Mohamed Besic.

No hat-trick for Lukaku tonight, Arouna Kone comes onto replace him.

We are back underway for the second half and Romelu Lukaku has half a chance to add another ha-trick, but sees his powerful effort charged down.


Everton 3-1 Young Boys (7-2 on aggregate)

Everton have shaken off that dodgy start and are cruising again. Darron Gibson shows some wonderful foot work before pinging a delightful, defence spilling pass through from his own half for Mirallas to chase. The Belgian is one one one with the goalkeeper and makes no mistake. 3-1 on the night, 7-2 on aggregate.

Goal! Everton 3-1 Young Boys (Kevin Mirallas)

Everton have a second and so does Lukaku, hammering home Luke Garbutt's cross from the left.

Goal! Everton 2-1 Young Boys

That marks a fairly miserable week in Europe for British sides. After Manchester City and Arsenal fell in the Champions League, Celtic, Tottenham and now Liverpool are all out of the Europa League after falling at the first hurdle.

After nine exceptional penalties, Dejan Lovren steps up and slams a woeful effort well over the bar! Liverpool are out of the Europa League.

Dejan Lovren misses!


Goal! Besiktas 5-4 Liverpool (Arslan)

Goal! Besiktas 4-4 Liverpool (Joe Allen)

Goal! Besiktas 4-3 Liverpool (Hutchinson)

Goal! Besiktas 3-3 Liverpool (Emre Can)

Goal! Besiktas 3-2 Liverpool (Kavlak)

Goal! Besiktas 2-2 Liverpool (Adam Lallana)

Goal! Besiktas 2-1 Liverpool (Tore)

Goal! Rickie Lambert (Liverpool) 1-1

Goal! Demba Ba (Besiktas)

And the penalty shoot out is underway.

Goal! Everton 1-1 Young Boys (Romelu Lukaku)

Aggregate - 5-2


Steven Naismith is slipped through and is brought down by the Young Boys keeper

Young Boys hit the bar! Scott Sutter leaps well to hammer a header goal-bound following a corner, but the woodwork denies him. Everton haven't got going yet.

Penalties it is then.

END OF EXTRA TIME - Besiktas 1-1 Liverpool on aggregate

Four minutes until penalties in Turkey. Can we not just have it now? Neither Liverpool or Besiktas have done anything of note since we got started again.

COMEBACK ON! Maybe. Young Boys swing a corner in that Tim Howard comes out to try and catch. He fumbles however allowing Sekou Sanogo to poke home to give his side a lead after 20 minutes.

Goal! Everton 0-1 Young Boys (Sanogo)

Aggregate - 4-2

Lallana lifts one in towards the back post but Ba is back doing his bit in defence and clears. Sterling tries to keep the pressure on and slides wide to Lovren but his cross is woeful and goes straight out.

Opare comes clattering into the back of Sterling and Liverpool have the chance to swing the ball in from out on the right. Lallana to take...

Half time in extra time. Not much to mention other than that one chance from Demba Ba. 15 minutes until penalties.

Besiktas again threaten as Ba is slipped in down the inside right channel. He batters a shot towards goal but Mignolet is able to palm it away before Skrtel hoofs clear.

Quick round up of all the final scores so far this evening. Besiktas and Liverpool are the only teams of the early kick offs still playing.

Dinamo Moscow 3-1 Anderlecht (aggregate, 3-1)

Inter 1-0 Celtic (aggregate, 4-3)

Fiorentina 2-0 Tottenham (aggregate, 3-1)

Red Bull Salzburg 1-3 Villarreal (aggregate, 2-5)

Legia Warsaw 0-3 Ajax (aggregate, 0-4)

Borussia Monchengladbach 2-3 Sevilla (aggregate, 2-4)

Dynamo Kiev 3-1 Guingamp (aggregate, 4-3)

Dynamo Kiev 3-1 Guingamp (aggregate, 4-3)

We are back underway for extra time between Besiktas and Liverpool. Everton meanwhile are underway against Young Boys in around five minutes time. There evening is likely to less stressful; they hold a 4-1 aggregate lead

Tottenham Hotspur and Celtic eliminated from Europa League

Extra time awaits in Turkey where Liverpool have survived a late flurry from Besiktas. Celtic and Tottenham meanwhile are out.


Fiorentina 2-0 Tottenham (aggregate, 3-1)

Inter 1-0 Celtic (aggregate, 4-3)


Besiktas 1-0 Liverpool (aggregate, 1-1)

Ba hits the bar from yards out! Liverpool are asleep as the corner comes in from the right and he manages to turn and lash one on goal, but it comes off the underside of the bar and back out for Skrtel to clear. Liverpool within an inch of going out of the Europa League.

Fredy Guarin has broken Celtic hearts with an outstanding strike. Inter, after a briefly dithering with the ball in front of their own goalkeeper, shift a gear through Hernanes who drives through the middle of the park before laying the ball off to his right for Guarin. Without breaking his stride, the Colombian blasts an perfect strike into the top corner from 25 yards out, leaving Gordon with no chance.

Goal! Inter 1-0 Celtic (Fredy Guarin)

4-3 on aggregate

Celtic again defend terrifically to keep Inter out. Can they nick a goal? They have just over five minutes to do that, or they are out on away goals.

Harry Kane has the ball in the back of the net but it is ruled out for offside. Tottenham need two in less than 10 minutes.

Inter's Guarin is perhaps lucky to get away with just a booking. Celtic have a rare chance to venture forward on the counter and Johansen does very well as he passes the half way line, prodding the ball through the legs of Guarin as he cuts inside. The Colombian however swings an arm across to make the block and appears to catch his opponent in the face with an elbow. That could have easily been a red.

Besiktas have equalised! It's a really tidy goal from the home side as Demba Ba lays the ball off to Tolgay Arslan who curls a crisp shot from 20 yards out into the back of the net. 1-1 on aggregate, we are going to extra time if things stay like this.

Tottenham's Europa League dream is fading fast. Jan Vertonghen has loads of time to make up his mind and clear the ball but his dithering allows Salah to rob him of possession and add a second on the night for his side.

Goal! Besiktas 1-0 Liverpool (Tolgay Arslan)

1-1 on aggregate

Goal! Fiorentina 2-0 Tottenham (Mohamed Salah)

Celtic are clinging on. Inter force a corner across goal that the unmarked Ranocchia is on to, but he can't direct his header on target.

Harry Kane is now on for Tottenham. A goal from the Premier League side will be enough to force extra time. Not ideal three days ahead of the a cup final with Chelsea.

Fiorentina almost have another! Salah shows terrific movement to slip past his man and get on the end of Joaquin's through ball but his rather tame shot is saved by Lloris.

Tottenham are in real trouble. Mario Gomez has no trouble slipping through a ridiculously high line that looked like it was trying to replicate Arsenal's against Monaco last night. The German international is able to advance and comfortably slip the ball under Lloris. La Viola lead 2-1 on aggregate.

Goal! Fiorentina 1-0 Tottenham (Mario Gomez)

Gordon again to the rescue for Celtic! Guarin drives at the opposition before slipping a deft through ball in for Icardi. He strikes it first time but again Gordon is out quickly, making himself big to make the save.

Besiktas have started in control against Liverpool in this second half with Jose Sosa finding a yard of space on the edge of the box to test Mignolet.

Guarín slides a neat ball through into the path of the onrushing Palacio but he woefully blasts it clean over the bar. Rubbish effort.

Fiorentina have started the second half in a fairly comfortable fashion, with Salah and Joaquin again causing problems. Not much of a final ball between the two of them so far, however.

And we are back underway across Europe.

As it stands, Liverpool are the only British side definitely going through tonight. They lead on aggregate, Celtic and Tottenham trail on away goals. No goals on the night to speak of, with Everton not in action until 20:00pm (GMT).


Inter 0-0 Celtic (aggregate, 3-3)

Besiktas 0-0 Liverpool (aggregate, 0-1)

Fiorentina 0-0 Tottenham (aggregate, 1-1)

Celtic are hanging on a bit, here. Shaqiri's shot first of all causes an almighty scramble in the box before D'Ambrosio drives one on target, only for Gordon to get there again. Moments later Inter threaten to cut in from the right only for a brilliant sliding challenge from Izaguirre to bring the move to an end.

Soldado's woeful effort this evening in Florence is seeing him receiving another kicking on social media. Poor guy.

Mackay-Steven is the one sacrificed for Celtic as Efe Ambrose comes in.

Gordon saves Celtic! Hernanes whips the free kick in where Icardi meets it with a glancing header inside the six yard box. Gordon, who was at fault for Inter's second last week, makes a tremendous reaction save to keep the score goalless.

van Dijk chases down Icardi and tangles with the Argentine down the inside left flank. It's an ugly challenge and the referee has little choice but to show the Dutchman a second yellow card.

RED CARD: Virgil van Dijk (Celtic)

Mackay Steven drives straight through the middle of Inter with the defenders nervously back peddling. He squares the ball to his left for Johansson but he is unable to bring it inside and settles for a corner.

Tottenham really should have taken the lead. Fiorentina are in control with a corner but the away side counter at pace through Lamela, who threads a neat ball through to Soldado. The Spaniard is well placed to shoot, but instead tries to clip the ball over to Chadli, only for goalkeeper Neto to come out and gratefully claim.

Virgil van Dijk comes from behind to lash the ball clear but Palacio hits the deck. The Dutchman is promptly shown a yellow card and will miss Celtic's next game. Whether that's next month or next August remains to be seen.

Plenty of goals elsewhere in Europe so far. Dinamo Moscow have come from behind to take a 2-1 lead over Anderlecht, Red Bull Salzburg have taken a 1-0 lead over Villarreal, levelling them 2-2 on aggregate while Borussia Monchengladbach and Sevilla are tied at 1-1, with the Spaniard's holding the advantage over two legs.

In Turkey, Liverpool continue to be whistled every time they are on the ball, but it hasn't caused too much upset yet. Liverpool have contained the opposition without threatening too much themselves. Aside from Balotelli's yellow card, it's been a tame game, just what Brendan Rodgers would have fancied.

Inter switch off at the back and Guidetti is able to chase down a stray back pass, forcing the Inter goalkeeper to come tearing out to clean up.

Celtic want a penalty after Armstrong is nudged over in the box! There did look to be contact as Davide Santon came in behind him, but the referee isn't interested. Celtic aren't happy, Armstrong did appear to get ahead of his marker then.

Mario Balotelli is shown a yellow card after 11 minutes. That bodes well.

Now a chance for Celtic as Mackay-Steven forces a decent save out of Carrizo. Inter launch the ball straight back up field towards Palacio who again works Gordon, but he again deals with it.

As they did in Glasgow a week out, Inter have started the far better of the two sides in their clash against Celtic. Shaqiri lifts a cross in from the right which Icardi meets, but he can only fire straight at Gordon.

Deafening whistles rain down from the stands whenever Liverpool are in possession in these early stages. Meanwhile at the San Siro, Craig Gordon is forced into making an early save but deals with it comfortably.

As you could probably guess, the Besiktas fans are causing a bit of a racket around the Atatürk Olympic Stadium. Mario Balotelli has the back of his ankles clipped in the opening minutes; a quick but feisty start to the game.

And we are off and underway across Europe.

There are six more games scheduled to kick off in just over 10 minutes time. They are:

Dinamo Moscow v Anderlecht

Zenit St Petersburg v PSV Eindhoven

Borussia Monchengladbach v Sevilla

Dynamo Kiev v Guingamp

Red Bull Salzburg v Villarreal

Legia Warsaw v Ajax

In today's early game, Anderlecht are beating Dynamo Moscow 1-0 thanks to a goal from Aleksander Mitrovic

Micah Richards starts in defence for Fiorentina tonight while Mohamed Salah, on loan from Chelsea, will be looking to knacker out his parent club's opponents on Sunday in La Viola's attack.

Here's the Inter team to take on Celtic this evening.

A healthy looking attack of Nacer Chadli, Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela suggests Mauricio Pochettino was serious in his 'two cup finals' message earlier this week. But as he did last week, Harry Kane starts the game on the bench.

The top line ahead of Liverpool's showdown with Besiktas is Daniel Sturridge and Mario Balotelli start a game up front for the first time since August this evening.

Emre Can has also been moved into midfield in the absence of Jordan Henderson, ahead of a back three of Kolo Toure, Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren. We've seen glimpses of what Can can offer in midfield, but will his presence at the back be missed? Demba Ba leads the Besiktas attack to prove so.

Besiktas team to face Liverpool: Gonen, Kurtulus, Uysal, Franco, Opare, Kavlak, Hutchinson, Tore, Sosa, Sahan, Ba

Subs: Fidayeo, Pektemek, Ozyakup, Arslan, Koyunlu, Boral, Nukan

BREAKING: After his last minute equaliser in Glasgow John Guidetti starts up front tonight for Celtic.

Celtic team to face Inter: Gordon; Matthews, Denayer, van Dijk, Izaguirre; Brown, Bitton; Mackay-Steven, Johansen, Armstrong; Guidetti

Subs: Zaluska, Ambrose, Stokes, Commons, Wakaso, Forrest, Henderson

BREAKING: Both Mario Balotelli and Daniel Sturridge start up front for Liverpool. Dejan Lovren comes in for the injured Sakho.

Liverpool team to face Besiktas: Mignolet, Toure, Skrtel, Lovren, Allen, Can, Moreno, Ibe, Sterling, Balotelli, Sturridge

Subs: Ward, Manquillo, Williams, Brannagan, Lallana, Lambert, Borini

BREAKING: Harry Kane left on the bench for Tottenham as Roberto Soldado leads attack.

Tottenham team to face Fiorentina: Lloris; Chiriches, Fazio, Vertonghen, Davies; Bentaleb, Stambouli; Chadli, Eriksen, Lamela; Soldado

Subs: Vorm, Rose, Walker, Mason, Paulinho, Townsend, Kane

Spurs meanwhile have the small matter of their Capital One Cup final meeting with Chelsea on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino paid the price for resting Harry Kane in last week's 1-1 draw aw White Hart Lane but after admitting the club face 'two cup finals' this week, the in-form striker could return.

Brad Friedel, Younes Kaboul, Etienne Capoue, Cristian Ceballos, DeAndre Yedlin and Emmanuel Adebayor however were all left at home.

Brendan Rodgers will have one eye on Sunday's clash with Manchester City but he is without a number of his first team options this evening.

Both Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho are unavailable, as are defenders Mamadou Sakho and Glen Johnson. They join Steven Gerrard and Lucas Leiva on the sidelines, while winger Lazar Markovic is to serve the third game of his four game ban.

Confirmation of the Liverpool team is expected shortly.

It's an early start in the Europa League tonight as Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Celtic all kick off at 18:00 (GMT) with their hopes of progressing to the last 16 hanging in the balance.

Brendan Rodgers' side enter the caldron of the Atatürk Olympic Stadium with a narrow one goal lead over Besiktas, courtesy of Mario Balotelli's late strike.

Tottenham might still be ruing their missed chances that prevented them from taking an advantage against Fiorentina, while the latest instalment of Celtic's thrilling adventures of Europe produced a pulsating 3-3 in Glasgow against Inter last week. The odds will be stacked against Ronny Deila's side this evening, but usually doesn't matter when the Bhoys are in town.

Everton meanwhile have a far easier evening on their hands. Romelu Lukaku's hat-trick inspired them to a 4-1 win over Young Boys last Thursday. Back at Goodison Park tonight, you feel Roberto Martinez will be in for a relatively stress-free evening.