Erik Botheim scored three times as the Norwegians

Real Betis and Bayer Leverkusen shared a 1-1 draw in the early Europa League games, but it was Roma’s thrashing at the hands of Bodo-Glimt and Tottenham Hotspur’s loss in the Europa Conference League which makes the headlines.

Erik Botheim scored three times as the Norwegians ran riot against Jose Mourinho’s men to go top of Group C while Vitesse beat Spurs through a Maximilian Wittek strike late on as Rennes won 2-1 away at Mura to go top of Group G.

Robert Andrich left it late to save Leverkusen a point in Seville after Borja Iglesias’s penalty had put Betis ahead in Europa League Group G.

Meanwhile, Lazio’s clash with Marseille was goalless after promising so much and delivering no goals in Group E.

Elsewhere, Fenerbahce and Royal Antwerp played out a four-goal thriller with Enner Valencia bagging a brace for the Turkish giants in Group D.

Rapid Wien shared three goals in the first half as the Austrians won 2-1 in Group H.

In Group F, Midtjylland and Crvena Zvezda played out a 1-1 draw while Braga beat Ludogorets in Bulgaria.

West Ham thumped Genk 3-0 to maintain their 100% winning record in Europa League Group H with Craig Dawson, Issa Diop and Jarrod Bowen on target.

Serie A leaders Napoli breathed new life into their Group C prospects with a 3-0 home win over Legia thanks to Lorenzo Insigne, Victor Osimhen and Matteo Politano’s late goals.

There was drama in Group A as Lyon came back from 2-0 down to win 4-2 with Karl Toko Ekambi (two), Houssem Aouar and Lucas Paqueta all on target for the French giants who also had Malo Gusto sent off.

Rangers also beat Brondby for their first Europa League points in the same group.

Monaco left it late to win away at PSV with Sofiane Diop and Myron Boadu goals seeing Niko Kovac’s men home in Group B as Sociedad won away at Sturm Graz.

Frankfurt beat Olympiacos 3-1 in Group D while Galatasaray were 1-0 winners in Russia away at Lokomotiv in Group E to go top.

Elsewhere in the Europa Conference League, HJK of Helsinki were thumped 5-0 by Maccabi Tel Aviv in the earliest game before LASK won away at Alashkert in Group A.

Anorthosis and Flora Tallinn drew 2-2 in Group B while PAOK edged Copenhagen in Denmark to go top of Group F.

Feyenoord beat Union Berlin 3-1 in Group E while Maccabi Haifa edged Slavia Prague and there was also a win for Qarabag against Kairat Almaty in Group H.

Notable Europa League results:

Fenerbahce 2, Royal Antwerp 2
Lazio 0, Marseille 0
Real Betis 1, Bayer Leverkusen 1
Sparta Prague 3, Lyon 4
PSV 1, Monaco 2
Napoli 3, Legia 0
Eintracht Frankfurt 3, Olympiacos 1
Lokomotiv 0, Galatasaray 1
West Ham 3, Genk 0
Notable Europa Conference League fixtures:

Bodo-Glimt 6, Roma 1
Mura 1, Rennes 2
Vitesse 1, Spurs 0

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