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Europa League roundup: Athletic Bilbao hit five, Lazio go through

Sports Mole takes a look at all the 8.05pm kickoffs in the Europa League.

Lazio have progressed to the knockout stages of the Europa League with two games to spare following a 2-0 victory in Rosenborg this evening.

Filip Djordjevic's first-half double was enough to see them maintain their three-point lead at the top of Group G, although Balde Keita's late red card blemished an otherwise impressive outing.

The other game in Group G saw Saint-Etienne move three points ahead of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk with a 3-0 win.

Athletic Bilbao players celebrate after scoring their team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group L football match Athletic Club Bilbao vs FK Partizan at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on November 5, 2015.© Getty Images

Inaki Williams scored twice for Athletic Bilbao, who thumped Partizan 5-1, while a Raul Bobadilla hat-trick helped Augsburg to a 4-1 victory over AZ in Group L.

A late Moussa Dembele strike moved Tottenham Hotspur to the top of Group J after a 2-1 win at home to Anderlecht, although Marseille will leapfrog Spurs if they win their game in hand.

Serie A leaders Fiorentina moved up two places in Group I as Josip Ilicic's brace saw them emerge as 2-0 victors at Lech Poznan, while Marc Janko and Breel Embolo netted either side of the break to give Basel a win by the same scoreline against Belenenses.

Skenderbeu's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League football match between KF Skenderbeu and Sporting Clube de Portugal at the Elbasan Arena stadium in Elbasan on November 5, 2015.© Getty Images

Elsewhere, Sporting Lisbon suffered a shock 3-0 loss at Albanian side Skenderbeu Korce. Rui Patricio was shown a straight red card in the 18th minute and Sabien Lilaj slotted home the resulting penalty to put Skenderbau 2-0 up after 20 minutes before Bakary Nimaga sealed the win after the interval.

All four sides in Group H remain in the same positions that they started matchday four in though, as Besiktas drew 1-1 with Lokomotiv Moscow in an early kickoff.

The top two sides in Group K, Schalke 04 and Sparta Prague, drew 1-1 in the Czech Republic as Johannes Geis's penalty cancelled out David Lafata's sixth-minute strike.

The other game in that group was delayed by 20 minutes as fans threw flares onto the pitch, but Asteras Tripolis held on to their 2-0 lead over APOEL once the game resumed.

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Sporting's Brazilian forward Matheus Pereira (L) vies with Skenderbeu's Kosovar defender Bajram Jashanica during the Europa League football match Sporting Clube de Portugal vs KF Skenderbeuon at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on October 22, 2015
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