It was a mixed day of results for British teams on match day 4 on the Europa League. Tottenham beat Slovenian club NK Maribor 3-1 thanks to a Jermain Defoe hat-trick. It was a very dominant performance from the London club, the only reason why Spurs conceded a goal was because of Hugo Lloris's disgusting clearence. Tottenham are one of 12 teams who are unbeaten so far.
It was a historic day for Newcastle as Shola and Sammy Ameobi became the first Newcastle brothers to start a game for the Geordies for 60 years! The historic day was marked with an impressive comeback from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with goals from Vurnon Anita and Shola Ameobi. Newcastle are another one of the teams who are unbeaten so far.
Liverpool's youngster's travelled to Russia with a lot of confidence but failed to convert it into goals as they lost to Anzhi Makhachkala 1-0. Lacina Traore scored the only goal of the game. It dents Liverpool's hopes of reaching the next round. The results were:
Udinese 2-3 Young Boys, Academica 2-0 Athletico Madrid, Plzen 4-0 Hapoel Tel-Aviv, Fenerbhance 2-0 AEL Limassol, Marseille 2-2 Borussia M'gladbach, Bordeaux 1-0 Maritimo, FC Copenhagen 0-2 VFB Stuttgart, Molde 1-2 Steaua Buch't, AIK Solna 1-0 PSV Eind'ven, Napoli 4-2 Dnipro, FC Basel 1-0 Videoton, Sporting 1-1 Genk, Partizan Belgrade 1-3 Inter Milan, Neftchi 0-1 Rubin Kazan, Athletic Bilbao 2-3 Lyon, HAP Kiryat Shmona 1-1 Sparta Prague, Lazio 3-0 Pananthaikos, B Leverkuson 3-0 Rapid Vienna, Met'st Kharkiv 3-1 Rosenborg, FC Twente 0-0 Levante, Hannover 96 3-2 Helsenborgs.