Europa League results: Man United held by AZ Alkmaar, Rangers share spoils with Young Boys, Wolves beat

Europa League results: Man United held by AZ Alkmaar, Rangers share spoils with Young Boys, Wolves beat
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Manchester United’s alarming away form continued as they were held by AZ Alkmaar in a 0-0 stalemate in The Hague.

After starting his reign with a club-record nine successive away wins in all competitions, Solskjaer’s subsequent wait for a victory on the road stretched to a 10th match on ADO Den Haag’s plastic pitch.

March’s jaw-dropping Champions League last-16 win at Paris St Germain remains the last time United triumphed away from Old Trafford – a stage and performance that was a far cry from Thursday’s tepid display against AZ.

Uniteds poor form on the road continued

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Uniteds poor form on the road continued

Willy Boly wrote his name into Wolves folklore as his stoppage-time goal snatched Wolves a 1-0 victory against Besiktas in the Europa League in Istanbul.

The game looked to be heading for a goalless draw but the big defender was on hand to score a goal befitting of a striker rather than a centre half.

Ruben Neves floated a ball over the top of the home defence and Boly took a touch before turning and firing the ball past Loris Karius, who smacked the pitch in frustration afterwards.

Christian Fassnacht scored a last-gasp winner for Young Boys as Rangers left the Stade de Suisse Wankdorf empty-handed following a 2-1 Europa League defeat.

Rangers looked comfortable on the artificial surface in an open first half and broke the deadlock in the 44th minute when Alfredo Morelos shook off a defender and darted into the box before sliding the ball into the net.

It took Young Boys just five minutes of the second half to level things up as Roger Assale fired in from close range.

And the hosts broke Rangers hearts deep into added time when Fassnacht fired in to snatch all three points.

Morelos scored but Rangers were held by Young Boys

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Morelos scored but Rangers were held by Young Boys

Here are the first set of results from all of the Europa League action…

FC Astana 1-2 Partizan Belgrade

Istanbul Basaksehir 1-1 Borussia Monchengladbach 

RZ Pellets WAC 1-1 Roma

Besiktas 0-1 Wolves

Sporting Braga 2-2 Slovan Bratislava

AZ Alkmaar 0-0 Man United

Feyenoord 2-0 FC Porto

Young Boys 2-1 Rangers

CSKA Moscow 0-2 Espanyol

Ferencvárosi TC 0-3 Ludogorets

Oleksandria 1-1 KAA Gent

Saint-Étienne 1-1 Wolfsburg