Israel international Lior Rafaelov plundered a first-half hat-trick as Club Brugge maintained their bid for a place in the knock-out stages of the Europa League in style.
Rafaelov struck three times inside 29 first-half minutes to hand the Belgians an unassailable lead in Copenhagen as they extended their unbeaten run in Europe this season to eight games with a fourth successive win on the road, Ruud Vormer cementing victory on the hour.
The 4-0 defeat was the home side's first loss at home in the...
Last-gasp strikes from Daniel Amartey and Victor Vazquez added some late spice to Club Brugge's 1-1 draw against visitors Copenhagen.
A relatively open Group B clash had nevertheless appeared destined to end goalless until Amartey's superb strike put the Danish side ahead in the 89th minute.
Then, improbably given what had come before, the hosts levelled in stoppage-time through Vazquez's clinical finish, keeping the Belgians unbeaten with five points from three games.
The game got off to a slow start,...