Sevilla, Real Betis move on to next round in Europa League
BARCELONA, SPAIN | Spanish crosstown rivals Sevilla and Real Betis booked their spots in the Europa League’s round of 32 despite failing to win on Thursday, while Tottenham locked up first place in its group with a 2-0 victory at Norwegian club Tromso.
Tottenham won Group I with its fifth victory in as many games in Europe’s second-tier club competition after second-half goals by Vlad Chiriches and Mousa Dembele.
Lyon edged Betis 1-0, but both teams advanced after Rijeka drew 0-0 with Guimaraes.
Sevilla also moved on from Group H even though it conceded a 90thminute equalizer at home to Portuguese side Estoril in a 1-1 draw.
Genk, AZ Alkmaar and PAOK also qualified for the knockout rounds with one group game to go.