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Gary Rose

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  1. Post update

    With eight teams - including Manchester United - dropping from the Champions League and into the Europa League, the knockout stages have the potential to throw up some pretty tasty ties.

    Could Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool get Borussia Dortmund? Manchester United paired with Gary Neville's Valencia? We'll find out in Monday's draw.

    It is time to knock our coverage on its head. See you later.

  2. Who's through?

    Almost time for us to wrap up, but before we do a quick look at the 24 teams who are through to Monday's draw for the knockout stage. The group winners will be seeded, with the runners up unseeded:

    Qualified as group winners: Molde, Liverpool,Krasnodar, Napoli, Rapid Vienna, Lazio, Basel, Besiktas, Tottenham, Anderlecht,Athletic Club, Schalke.

    Qualified as runners-up: FC Sion, Borussia Dortmund, Midtjylland, Villarreal, Braga, St-Etienne, Lokomotiv Moscow, Fiorentina, Sparta Prague, Partizan.

  3. Player reaction

    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Spurs' hat-trick hero Erik Lamela: "I am happy for me and the team we won and we play a good game. I am confident, the team is confident, we are doing good we need to keep working to take another position in the league.

    Goalscorer Tom Carroll: " I was delighted to get the goal, it was a great performance all round. I got the nod and had to take my opportunity and did that tonight.

    "We wanted to go out and win the group even though we only needed a point we went for the win.

    "Competition for places in the team is great, we just just have to work day in day out on the training ground and hope i get the nod on game day.

  4. Elsewhere in Europe

    Sporting Lisbon have qualified after coming from behind to beat Besiktas 3-1 in Portugal.

    Schalke beat Asteras Tripolis  4-0.

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    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: Monaco were swept aside by a superb Spurs side as Lamela got his hattrick in the first-half. After the break they got a consolation goal but they didn't offer much in attack or physically offer a great deal in this tie. The deft finish from Carroll was a fitting end to the evening. There is a real belief and unity among the Spurs team. Even the young academy players know they had to step up to the plate and reach the standards and a lot of them did that tonight. from Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
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    Pretty much the perfect night for both Tottenham and Liverpool, who drew 0-0 with FC Sion earlier. Both progress as winners of their respective groups and will be seeded for Monday's draw.

  7. Post update

    That's Monaco's European season over as Anderlecht join Tottenham in the draw for the last 32 after beating Qarabag 2-1 to finish second in the group.


    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    All over and Tottenham progress into the Europa League last 32 as Group J winners after a hugely impressive win.

  9. Elsewhere in Europe

    Remember former Manchester United and West Ham striker Ravel Morrison?

    Well the 22-year-old has just come on for Lazio.

    The Italian side are drawing 1-1 with St Etienne.

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    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    The 90 minutes are up and we're into two minutes of added time.

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    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Minutes left and Mauricio Pochettino is still urging his players to push forward as Son Heung-min is just beaten to a ball into the box by Danijel Subasic.

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    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Joshua Onomah wants to get in on the goals, but he won't with shots like this one. He gets the ball midway inside the Monaco half, pushes on a few yards before launching an effort high over the bar. 

  13. Post update

    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: The Spurs fourth goal has killed this as a contest.This is the most exciting squad Tottenham have had for a long time. Teams that are successful and win things have the right blend of experience and youthfulness and Spurs are starting to find that. It is exciting for the Tottenham fans. from Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
  14. Post update

    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Tottenham pass the ball around the on the edge of the area, inviting Monaco to attack them. As they do, Spurs once again turn up the speed dial and get the ball up the pitch quickly, but this time Monaco snuff out the break.

  15. Elsewhere in Europe

    Former Fulham striker Bryan Ruiz has scored twice for Sporting Lisbon against Besiktas and as it stands the Turkish side are heading out of Europe.

    Earlier Sporting's Islam Slimani had cancelled out Mario Gomez's opener.


    Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Final change for Tottenham as Clinton Njie, who's been unlucky not to score tonight, comes off with Dele Alli on for the final few minutes.

    Clinton Njie, Tottenham
  17. GOAL - Tottenham 4-1 Monaco

    Tom Carroll

    Just as Monaco had been threatening a bit of a fightback, Tottenham score a peach of a goal. 

    Son Heung-min sets things in motion, picking out Clinton Njie wide right again. His shot is stopped by Danijel Subasic's foot but Tom Carroll wins the ball back, shows good feet to skip past a defender and retains his composure to slot in from a tight angle. 

    Not a bad way to score your first senior goal for the club.

    Tom Carroll, Tottenham
    Monaco players

    Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    Stunningly obvious foul from Monaco's grey-haired skipper Jeremy Toulalan as he shoves Clinton Nijie off the ball. He was never looking at the ball, instead staring at the Tottenham forward all the time as he halted his run. Yellow card.

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    Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    Another fast, sweeping Tottenham counter attack as Son Heung-min feeds a pass to Ben Davies, who in turn flicks the ball onto Clinton Njie. Once again he just has the keeper to beat and he hits his shot well this time, but good save by Danijel Subasic.

  20. Glenn in common

    Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    Glenn Hoddle

    Strong connections between these two sides, with some big names having played for both clubs. 

    Monaco might want to add Erik Lamela to the above list, just to stop him scoring against them. Four of his five Europa League goals this season have come against the French side.

  21. Post update

    Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    Oh a real chance for Monaco to make it 3-2, but Nabil Dirar, unmarked, somehow heads wide from a corner.


    Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    No more goals for Erik Lamela as he is replaced by Nacer Chadli. As expected, a standing ovation from the home fans for his first-half hat-trick.

  23. Post update

    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: El Shaarawy just shapes opens up his body, he is 25 yards out from goal, it is a curling effort, the flight of the ball sort of deceives Hugo Lloris. It was inch perfect, he almost used Bentaleb as decoy to curl the ball around the substitute for a Monaco consolation. from Former Premeir League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premeir League striker Bradley Allen
  24. GOAL - Tottenham 3-1 Monaco

    Stephan El Shaarawy

    Monaco have a goal back, prompting few cheers from the away end. It is a fine goal as Kylian Mbappe picks out Stephan El Shaarawy on the edge of the area and he coolly finds the bottom corner with a curled finish. He doesn't celebrate. Very much a consolation goal for the French side.

  25. CLOSE!

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Golden chance for Joshua Onomah to grab his first Tottenham goal! Son Heung-min pokes the ball through to the 18-year-old inside the area, he manages to evade one challenge wihich leaves him with just Danijel Subasic to beat, but he scuffs his shot straight at the keeper.

    Joshua Onoma, Tottenham

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    That tussle with Nabil Bentaleb is pretty much Lacina Traore's final action in the game. He goes off to be replaced by Kylian Mbappe.


    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Nabil Bentaleb, after losing the ball, tries to win it back and brings down Lacina Traore. No mean feat given the size of the Monaco striker, but it earns him a booking.

  28. Post update

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    It is almost like the mere presence of the Tottenham players make Monaco nervous. 

    Clinton Njie pounces on some hesitancy in the Monaco defence and charges forward, Erik Lamela in support. Njie's pass has a bit too much pace and Lamela has to go further wide than he would like, having to cross instead of shoot and the French side clear. 

  29. Elsewhere in Europe

    Former Chelsea and Wigan Franco di Santo has scored for Schalke against Asteras with the German side on track to top their group.

    It is 0-0 between Besiktas and Sporting Lisbon with the Portuguese side needing a win to stand a chance of qualifying from group H.

    With Lokomotiv Moscow beating Skenderbeu Korce, as it stands the Russians will top the group with Besiktas second. Big second-half coming up in Portugal.

  30. KICK-OFF

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Tottenham, firmly on course to finish top of Group J, get things back under way.


    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    What do Tottenham do? Take their foot off the pedal and take it easy for the next 45 minutes or flex their muscles and go for more goals?

    The players are back out, with Monaco making a change - Thomas Lemar on for Joao Moutinho.

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    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Nothing is going Monaco's way at all tonight. Even if they were winning they wouldn't be going through the knockout stage as things stand, with Anderlecht - second in Group J - currently beating Qarabag 2-1. May as well go home.

    Leonardo Jardim, Monaco
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  34. Yeboahhhhhhhhhh

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Cracking stat from our friends at Opta..

    Leeds legend Tony Yeboah was the last player from an English club to score a hat-trick against Monaco, and that was back in September 1995.

    Tony Yeboah
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    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco


    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Standing ovation as the half-time whistle goes after a pretty much perfect first-half performance from Tottenham. They are bossing this. 

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    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    After trying for a few minutes, Eric Dier cannot continue after picking up that earlier knock. He is replaced by Nabil Bentaleb.

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    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: Erik Lamela is brimming with confidence, this is a superb performance by Tottenham in this first-half. from Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
  40. Post update

    Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Such a delight to watch Tottenham attack. 

    Monaco are caught in possession and immediately two Tottenham players counter. Two more surge up the pitch in support and it is suddenly four against two. A Monaco defender has to stab the ball out for a corner.

  41. GOAL - Tottenham 3-0 Monaco

    Erik Lamela

    Game, set and match. What a night for Erik Lamela, as he completes his hat-trick - his first for Tottenham. 

    Simple stuff this one, Son Heung-min plays a quick ball to Lamela, on the edge of the area, and he drives the ball in at Danijel Subasic's near post.

    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
  42. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Eric Dier has been a virtual ever present for Tottenham this season but he's taken a knock. He's down on the pitch before managing to get up and hobbles to the touchline. 

    Mauricio Pochettino looks like he is about to make a change, but Dier wants to continue. Made of tough stuff that lad.

    Eric Dier, Tottenham
  43. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Monaco keeper Danijel Subasic takes no chances with a Joshua Onomah shot, turning the ball around the post. Monaco are shaky from the resulting corner, but survive.

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    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: Some of these fringe players may get their chance at some stage. You never know with injuries and suspension, it could happen with the busy fixture list and congestion through the Christmas period and into the New Year. Pochettino needs players up to speed." from Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Kevin Wimmer, Tottenham
  45. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    This isn't Tottenham's strongest side remember, there are a couple of youngsters in the squad while Monaco have gone with a strong line-up. They look second best, but they might have a chance from set pieces. 

    That earlier free-kick caught out the Tottenham defence and they have another chance as Joao Moutinho sends a free-kick into the area, but Wallace heads over.

    Clinton Njie, Tottenham
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    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    What's Wallace playing at? A chance for Monaco, a real chance, as a free-kick is fired into the area. Tottenham's defence is caught standing still, Wallace is through, but instead of volleying he tries to control the ball, succeeding only in handing possession back to Spurs.

  47. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Tottenham have been great to watch this season, their pace on the counter has been particularly impressive. That's on show again as they push forward in numbers, panicking the Monaco defence as Son Heung-min feeds a pass to Tom Carroll, who curls over.

  48. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Another chance for Tottenham as Son Heung-min volleys into the sidenetting after a corner from Erik Lamela.

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    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    It is not just raining goals at White Hart Lane. It is hammering it down, maybe the slippery pitch played a part in Danijel Subasic shocking bit of goalkeeping?

    Tottenham are still doing all the attacking. Monaco want to hit the reset button.

  51. Post update

    BBC Radio London

    Quote Message: In these playing conditions we say to keep the shots low, the surface is fast and wet and Lamela did just that. I think it was an error from the goalkeeper. Lamela ran straight at the heart of defence, it was a curling shot that was moving away from Subasic but the keeper should have saved it or put it out for a corner. from Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Former Premier League striker Bradley Allen
    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
  52. Post update

    Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Son Heung-Min has the ball in the back of the net moments later but, fortunately for Monaco, he's flagged offside. Tottenham are firmly in control.

  53. GOAL - Tottenham 2-0 Monaco

    Erik Lamela

    I told you we were in for goals in this game! Not even 15 minutes in and Tottenham are 2-0 up, Son Heung-Min heads on the ball for Erik Lamela, who breaks towards goal before firing goalwards. Monaco keeper Danijel Subasic should have it covered, but he lets the ball squirm under him. 

    Monaco have a heck of task on now.

    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
  54. Post update

    Tottenham 1-0 Monaco

    A touch of the Rory Delap about Nabil Dirar's throw in, as he launches one into the area. The ball bounces once and over the head of Stephan El Shaarawy in the middle of the box as he tries desperately to reach it.

  55. Post update

    Man v Food star and Tottenham fan Adam Richman is a happy man tonight

  56. Post update

    Tottenham 1-0 Monaco

    Poor from Monaco as Stephan El Shaarawy gets the ball out wide but, in an effort to evade an onrushing Tottenham player, walks the ball out of play.

    Tiemoue Bakayoko is then instructed to remove some jewellery and off he trots to a Monaco coach to hand his bit of bling over. Come on son, surely you know the rules?

  57. Post update

    Tottenham 1-0 Monaco

    Monaco now need to score at least two goals to have a chance of progressing, no easy task against a side that has lost just three games all season. 

    Spurs players look confident, patiently passing the ball around when in possession as Monaco players chase after them. An element of panic about the French side's play already.

    Erik Lamela, Tottenham
  58. Elsewhere in Europe

    Ajax are out of the competition after drawing 1-1 with Molde. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side progress to the last 32 with Fenerbahce, who drew 1-1 with Celtic.

    Borussia Dortmund missed the chance to top their group after losing 1-0 to Greek side PAOK FC.

    Napoli thumped Legia Warsaw 5-2 to top their group.

  59. Post update

  60. GOAL - Tottenham 1-0 Monaco

    Erik Lamela

    What a start for Tottenham! Two minutes and they have the lead. Tom Carroll finds Ben Davies down the left, he cuts the ball back for Erik Lamela in the middle of the area and he slots home. Monaco players look stunned.

    Erik Lamela of Tottenham
  61. 'We want to finish top'

    Tottenham 0-0 Monaco

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino: "It is a good opportunity to give players who have not played many minutes some game time. It is a good opportunity for them but we want to win the game and finish on top of the group.

    "The players playing tonight have worked very hard from the beginning of the season. They have the qualities to win the game."

  62. KICK-OFF

    Tottenham 0-0 Monaco

    Handshakes done, one last roar from the fans and we are under way.

  63. Post update

    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

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    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

    Monaco are third in Group J, one point behind Anderlecht. They must win and hope Anderlecht fail to beat Qarabag. It is strong side they have put out as well, with Stephan El Shaarawy and Lacina Traore starting.

  65. Get involved

    Who has the most to lose?

    The Europa League is often viewed as a some kind of ball and chain around the ankle of the Premier League teams competing in it, hampering their hopes of domestic success.

    Steve McClaren, whose Newcastle side play Tottenham on Sunday, thinks Tottenham would be title contenders if they were not in the competition.

    With Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester United all involved from February next year, who do you think has the most to lose by being in the Europa League, and why? 

    Let us know via #bbcfootball, text in on 81111 (UK only) and post a comment on the Match of the Day Facebook page.

  66. Rain at White Hart Lane

    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

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    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

    Right, let's forget the FC Sion-Liverpool game ever existed. Positive thinking now.

    I'm saying goals galore at White Hart Lane as Tottenham host Monaco, which is where our focus is switching to. Spurs need a point to finish top of Group J.

    Spurs fans outside the ground
  68. From the press box


    Fenerbahce 1-1 Celtic

    Chris McLaughlin

    BBC Sport Scotland

    "Celtic's Europa League campaign ends like it began, with an uninspiring draw on the road. Ronny Deila's side rallied late on after the Turks were reduced to 10 men but in truth, they were poor when it mattered. Wasteful passing, nervousness in possession and a lack of accuracy in front of goal, once again their undoing.

    "If Deila was keen to use this match as a way of salvaging some much needed European pride, few would argue that he proved his point. He now also has the unenviable record of being the first Celtic boss not to record a single win in a European group stage. Something to ponder on the long flight home."


    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Full-time and huge celebrations from the FC Sion fans and players as a bit of Staus Quo with 'Whatever you want' is pumped out through the speakers.

     Liverpool are through as group winners, with FC Sion progressing as runners-up.

    Didier Tholot of Sion
  71. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Into the fifth minute of three minutes of added time. Why? WHY? Make it stop.  

  72. Post update

    Fenerbahce 1-1 Celtic

    The 90 minutes are up in this game, which is petering out to a draw and the point Fenerbahce need to progress from Group A. 

  73. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Into the 90th minute (yay), three minutes of added time announced (boo).


    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Not many of us will reminisce about this game years from now, but Cameron Brannagan might.

    The 18-year-old Liverpool midfielder is on for the final few minutes, replacing Roberto Firmino.

  75. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    How can Klopp make Sturridge more resilient?

    Joe MLKaluba (Dodo): With all the trouble on Danny boy's leg l think he needs to do a Six Million Dollar Man make over.

    For our younger readers, the Six Million Dollar man, was a TV series in the 1970s about a former astronaut with bionic implants working for a fictional government office.  

  76. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Into the final five minutes and both these teams are firmly on course to head into the last 32 together. Jurgen Klopp clearly sees no need to send Christian Benteke onto the hard pitch for the final five minutes. He's staying sat down. Not worth the risk.

    As an aside, Borussia Dortmund are one of the teams Liverpool could face in the next round. They are second in the group. A Klopp-Dortmund reunion would add some spice to the last 32 action.


    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Nathaniel Clyne lunges in on Carlitos with his knee, gets a yellow card for his efforts.

  78. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    How can Klopp make Sturridge more resilient?

    Sanjay Pankhania‏: Klopp should give Daniel Sturridge spinach to eat everyday,it works for Popeye the Sailor Man.

  79. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Meanwhile, at Sion, Mujangi Bia's shot, I repeat shot, goes out for a throw in. 

    Ten long minutes to go.

  80. GOAL - Fenerbahce 1-1 Celtic

    Kris Commons (75 mins)

    What an impact! Kris Commons, moments after coming on, heads in an equaliser for Celtic. 

    At least that game has had goals.

    Follow the action on our dedicated live text commentary page here.

    Celtics Kris Commons

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Jordan Henderson, 77 minutes under his belt, is replaced by 18-year-old midfielder Jordan Rossiter for the closing stages.

  82. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    iron man

    How can Jurgen Klopp make Daniel Sturridge more resilient?

    MAB Ahmad: Instead of playing in shorts Sturridge should be allowed to wear a body suit (Iron Man). The only problem would be the mobility.

    Tone: Give Daniel Sturridge some milk before bed time to make him grow big and strong..

    Furnace Smith: Klopp should be offering up prayers to St. Urridge, the patron saint of persistent nagging injuries.

    Get involved with the debate on Twitter via #bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only)

  83. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    FC Sion make a change, Ebenezer Assifuah goes off with Belgian winger Mujangi Bia on in his place.  

  84. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    The briefest moment of excitement for the away fans as Divock Origi is through on goal. The angle is tricky and he tries to take the ball around Andris Vanins, but the FC Sion keeper gets a hand to the ball and the chance is gone.

    Twenty minutes to go.

  85. Post update

    Fenerbahce 1-0 Celtic

    Chris McLaughlin

    BBC Sport Scotland

    "Has Diego's petulant kick just handed Celtic a lifeline? Just pride at stake remember but they have been poor so far and look in desperate need of a lift."

  86. RED CARD

    Fenerbahce 1-0 Celtic

    Hope for Celtic. Fenerbahce are reduced to 10 men as Diego is given his marching orders for an angry swipe at Stefan Johansen.

    Can Celtic turn this game around? Follow the action in our dedicated live text commentary here.

  87. Ebenezer's not so good

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Close! Well, as close to a good chance as we have come in this half, which compared to most games is not that close. 

    A cross comes in for FC Sion forward Ebenezer Assifuah, who just needs to stick out a boot to meet it but misses and Simon Mignolet plucks the ball from the air. As you were.

  88. Get Involved #bbcfootball

     How can Jurgen Klopp make Daniel Sturridge more resilient?

    Jaffer, in Birmingham: Inject Sturridge with adamantium.    

    Only one man has survived that procedure Jaffer...


    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp decides a bit of creativity is needed and sends on Philippe Coutinho for James Milner.

    Coutinho is back after missing the last four games with a hamstring injury. He'll love this half-frozen pitch then...

    Jurgen Klopp and Philippe Coutinho
  90. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    FC Sion are doing all the pressing so far in this half but none of it is giving the Liverpool defence too much to worry about. The hosts win a corner, Carlitos takes it, finds Leo Lacroix's head but it bounces off him and high over the bar.

    This game is still very, very low in  entertainment, but the home fans are loving it. Still chanting loudly.

    Vincent Ruefli and Brad Smith
  91. Not the best celebrity spot, but...

    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

  92. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    At last a proper scientific answer as to what Jurgen Klopp can do to make Daniel Sturridge more resilient...

  93. Post update

    Fenerbahce 1-0 Celtic

    Chris McLaughlin

    BBC Sport Scotland

    "Celtic have started this second half the way they ended the first - gifting easy possession to the home side. Are they heading for their first ever European campaign without a win?"

    Follow the action from that game in our dedicated live text commentary page here.


    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    The crowd are not happy with this - a second yellow card of the game for an FC Sion player. This time, Xavier Kouassi is penalised as he goes in late on Adam Lallana. He'll miss the next game for FC Sion, if they go through.

    Sion v Liverpool
  95. Post update

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    An early attack from Liverpool as Divock Origi clips in a cross from just inside the area. The ball bounces off the onrushing James Milner's knee and into the hands of Sion keeper Andris Vanins. Roberto Fimino slaps his legs in frustration. If that ball had not struck Milner, it would have run through to the unmarked Brazilian.

  96. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    We are asking how can Jurgen Klopp make Daniel Sturridge more resilient...

  97. KICK-OFF

    As D:Ream once sang, this can only get better.

    Games across Europe are getting back under way.

  98. Elsewhere in Europe

    Half-time around Europe and Greek side PAOK FC are beating Borussia Dortmund 1-0, with Thomas Tuchel's side needing to win to top their group.

    Elsewhere Ajax and Molde are drawing 1-1, meaning the Dutch side are currently heading out of Europe with Fenerbahce beating Celtic in the group's other game.

  99. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    We have been asking how Jurgen Klopp can make Daniel Sturridge more resilient, this is one of the stranger recommendations...

  100. Team news

    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

    Here's that Tottenham line-up. No Harry Kane or Delle Alli, but a start for 18-year-old midfielder Josh Onomah.

  101. League loving Lov...

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Dejan Lovren

    It may have escaped your attention but Dejan Lovren was named on the shortlist for Premier League player of the month earlier today. Yes, you did read that correctly.

    Much maligned since his £20m move from Southampton in 2014, Lovren is getting a run in the side and it would seem he's impressing.

    Others on the shortlist? Ross Barkley, Romelu Lukaku, Troy Deeney, Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane.

    Solid, if unspectacular, so far tonight.

  102. Post update

    Tottenham v Monaco (20:05 GMT)

    Harry Kane

    With a game against Newcastle in the Premier League on Sunday, Tottenham are set to rest a couple of players for tonight's game against Monaco, with Harry Kane expected to be one of them.

    Monaco must win and hope Anderlecht fail to beat Qarabag to qualify, but Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is not planning to make it too easy for the French side.

    "There may be one or two more changes but not much," he said. "It is a good opportunity to finish first and win the group."

    Team news should be up shortly...

  103. At home in the Europa...

    FC Sion 0-0 Liverpool

    Liverpool celebrate

    Liverpool are one of only six teams unbeaten in the Europa League group stages this season – the others being Napoli, Lazio, Besiktas and the Group K pair of Schalke and Sparta Prague.

    Neither side looks like scoring in this game, so Liverpool are looking a good bet for ending the group stage unbeaten.

  104. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    Simon in Sussex: Tell Sturridge that his agent has agreed a new contract where he only gets paid if he plays.. And scores!! 

    Joe Wiles in New York: How about Klopp sneaks a drop of Dutch courage in his energy drink. The technique will be dubbed Dutch Sturridge.

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  105. HALF-TIME

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