Wolves advance to knockout stages, Celtic seal top spot in Group E, Rangers draw

first_imgWolves booked their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League after playing out a thrilling 3-3 draw with Braga in Portugal.Nuno Espirito Santo’s side arrived at the Estadio Municipal de Braga a point behind the hosts and Group K leaders, needing a point to progress with a game to spare. MOST READ IN FOOTBALL Wolves are through to the knockout stages of the Europa League latest SORRY PAYBACK And they claimed the point they needed from an exciting encounter that saw them fall behind early after Andre Horta’s opener.Goals from Raul Jimenez, Matt Doherty and Adama Traore then saw the visitors race into a 3-1 lead.But second-half goals from Paulinho and captain Fransergio rescued Braga to also send them into the last 32.Meanwhile, Rangers climbed to the top of Europa League Group G in another exciting clash as Alfredo Morelos’ record-breaking double secured a 2-2 draw with Feyenoord. Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future 3 Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? The Colombian became the first Rangers player to score in four consecutive European clashes when he cancelled out Jans Toornstra’s opener in Rotterdam.Morelos then left De Kuip stunned as he struck his 13th European goal of the campaign shortly afterwards to smash Henrik Larsson’s 16-year-old record for the most goals netted in a single season for a Scottish club.Steven Gerrard’s men were on the brink of securing a place in the knock-out rounds but Morelos’ international colleague Luis Sinisterra grabbed an equaliser for Dick Advocaat’s team.The Gers will reach the knockout stages if they draw with Young Boys at Ibrox. appointed revealed Getty Images – Getty Getty Images – Getty center_img The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 scrap LATEST Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Meanwhile, Celtic ensured they will top Group E with a game to spare after a 3-1 victory over Rennes at Parkhead.The victory, coupled with Lazio’s 1-0 victory over CFR Cluj, means Neil Lennon’s side will avoid Champions League dropouts in February’s last 32.Lewis Morgan and Ryan Christie put the hosts in complete control, before Mikey Johnston added to their tally with a superb one-two finish.Adrien Hunou’s glancing header provided a late consolation for the French side. Getty Images – Getty Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff changes Steven Gerrard’s Rangers side have their destiny in their own hands Ryan Christie celebrates scoring Celtic’s second goal of the evening against Rennes 3 3 ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Manelast_img read more