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Europa League roundup: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wins on his return to Molde

Sports Mole rounds up Thursday's late Europa League games, featuring Liverpool, Celtic, Napoli and Villarreal.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won his first game back as Molde manager, as his Norwegian side comprehensively beat Scottish champions Celtic 3-1.

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014© Getty Images

Ronny Deila's side were 2-0 down before the break, courtesy of goals from Ola Kamara and Vegard Forren, before Kris Commons got a consolation goal after the break.

However, Molde restored their two-goal lead instantly, as Mohamed Elyounoussi wrapped up the victory.

Jurgen Klopp will have to wait until the weekend to claim his first win as Liverpool manager, after he saw his side come from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Rubin Kazan.

Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane on October 17, 2015© Getty Images

Marko Devic gave the Russian side a shock lead, before Emre Can equalised shortly before the break, not long after Kazan skipper Oleg Kuzmin saw red for a second bookable offence.

Villarreal cruised to a 4-0 victory over Dimano Minsk, as Cedric Bakambu grabbed himself a brace.

Napoli recorded a convincing 4-1 away victory over Midtjylland, as Manolo Gabbiadini scored twice, with Jose Callejon breaking the game's deadlock.

Napoli's Manolo Gabbiadini (L-2) celebrates with his team mates after score a goal during the first-leg round of 32 UEFA Europa League football match against Trabzonspor on February 19, 2015

Leo Lacroix's 20th-minute strike was enough to seal all three points in their Group B encounter with Bordeaux.

Fenerbahce scored a last-minute winner, as Fernandao's strike snatched all three points away from Ajax.

Braga beat Marseille in a frantic finish to their Group F fixture, as Alan scored a last-minute winner shortly after Michy Batshuayi had originally equalised a minute earlier.

Sporting Braga's Egiptian forward Ahmed Hassan (3R) celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Europa League football match SC Braga vs Olympique de Marseille (OM) at the Estadio Municipal de Braga in Braga on October 22, 2015© Getty Images

Michal Kucharczyk cancelled out Davy de Fauw's first-half opener, as Legia Warsaw share the spoils with Club Brugge.

Rapid Vienna held on to all three points as they beat Viktoria Plzen 3-2, with the home side having to come from behind to claim victory.

Ten-man Groningen came back to rescue a point, as Danny Hoesen scored a rebound from his own missed penalty attempt to cancel out Kevin Luckassen's late strike.

PAOK and FC Krasnodar shared the spoils in their Group C match but both sides got a man sent off in a heated finish.

Results in full (half-time scores in brackets): Bordeaux 0-1 Sion (0-1), Braga 3-2 Marseille (0-0), Fenerbahce 1-0 Ajax (0-0), Legia Warsaw 1-1 Club Brugge (0-1), Liberec 1-1 Groningen (0-0), Liverpool 1-1 Rubin Kazan (1-1), Midtjylland 1-4 Napoli (1-3), Molde 3-1 Celtic (2-0), PAOK 0-0 Krasnodar (0-0), Rapid Vienna 3-2 Viktoria Plzen (1-1), Villarreal 4-0 Dinamo Minsk (2-0).

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Adam Lallana of Liverpool (L) celebrates scoring the opening goal wth Danny Ings of Liverpool during the UEFA Europa League group B match between Liverpool FC and FC Sion at Anfield on October 1, 2015
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Arsenal970222111121
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester94051515012
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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