Porto, Young Boys Win Late in Europa League; Liverpool, Napoli Draw 0-0
Porto, Young Boys and Spartak Moscow all scored late to win their opening games in the Europa League round of 32, while three-time champion Liverpool tied.
Freddy Guarin’s goal in the 85th minute gave 2003 champion Porto a 2-1 win at two-time winner Sevilla. Young Boys beat 2008 champion Zenit St. Petersburg 2-1 on Emmanuel Mayuka’s goal in stoppage time, while Spartak Moscow won 3-2 at Basel on a injury-time score from Zhano Ananidze.
Liverpool drew 0-0 at Sparta Prague, Sporting Lisbon rallied for a 1-1 draw at Rangers and Napoli and Villarreal tied 0-0 in Italy.
EUROPA LEAGUE RESULTS Rubin Kazan 0-2 FC Twente: Metalist Kharkiv 0-4 Bayer Leverkusen; Anderlecht 0-3 Ajax; BATE Borisov 2-2 PSG; Benfica 2-1 Stuttgart; Besiktas 1-4 Kynamo Kiev; Lech Poznan 1-0 Braga; Napoli 0-0 Villarreal; Young Boys 2-1 Zenit St Petersburg; Basel 2-3 Spartak Moscow; Lille 2-2 PSV; PAOK Salonika 0-1 CSKA Moscow; Rangers 1-1 Sporting Lisbon; Sevills 1-2 Porto, Sparta Prague 0-0 Liverpool. To contact the editor responsible for this story: Bob Bensch at firstname.lastname@example.org