Everton striker Samuel Eto'o marked his return to Russia with a late equaliser as his side snatched a 1-1 draw at FK Krasnodar in Europa League Group H.
The 33-year-old former Anzhi Makhachkala player stabbed in Leighton Baines' cross in the 82nd minute to ensure the Toffees took a point from a game in which they had been second best for much of the time.
Krasnodar took a deserved lead in the 43rd minute through Brazilian striker Ari, who capitalised on a mistake by Everton captain Phil Jagielka...
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French side Lille were held to a 1-1 home draw by Russian debutants Krasnodar in their Europa League Group H opener on Thursday evening.
Krasnodar, who came through from the second qualifying round and beat Real Sociedad in the play-offs, took a shock lead through a scrappy goal from Ricardo Laborde.
Eventually, the home side's pressure told just after the hour when Danish defender Simon Kjaer netted a fine free-kick.
Ari twice went close for Krasnodar, but both sides had to settle for a share of the...