It is a busy footballing day when Europa League is on.
From the 24 matches played, There were 18 winners and losers and 6 teams that had to settle for a draw.
Notable matches in the fourth round of the 2016/17 Europa League
Athletic Club 5-3 Genk
Artriz Aduriz 8’,24’(pen), 44’(pen), 74, 90’(pen) Leon Bailey 28’
Onyinye Ndidi 50’
Tino-Sven Susic 79’
In a match that produced eight goals, Athletic Club’s Aritiz Aduriz scored two goals and a hat trick from the penalty to finish the match with 5 goals to his name.
Athletic Club finished each half with a two-goal lead. The win moves Athletic Club to level points with Genk in Group F.
Anderlecht 6-1 Mainz 05
Nicolae Stanciu 9’ 41’ Pablo De Blasis 15’
Youri Tielemans 62’
Lukasz Teodorczyk 89’, 90’(pen)
Massimo Bruno 90’
Mainz 05 conceded four goals in the second half to give Anderlecht a blowout home win. The goals difference mattered because Anderlecht tops Group C over Saint-Etienne because of goal difference.
Fenerbahce 2-1 Manchester United
Moussa Sow 2’ Wayne Rooney 89’
Jeremain Lens 59’
An early goal allowed Fenerbahce to play their desired tactics to get the maximum points against Manchester United.
Southampton 2-1 Inter Milan
Virgil van Dijk 64’ Mauro Icardi 33’
Yuto Nagatomo 69’ (o.g)
Two second half goals allowed Southampton to come from a goal down to get a home win over Inter Milan.
Dusan Tadic missed a first-half penalty that would have canceled out Mauro Icardi’s goal for Inter Milan.