Valentin Eysseric's first ever St Etienne goal helped his side secure a 2-1 home win against nine-man Bastia.
The writing was on the wall for the hosts as early as the fourth minute when Alexander Djiku was given his marching orders for a professional foul before Loic Perrin made the visitors pay further, pouncing on a poorly-cleared corner to open the scoring.
Bastia were offered hope just before the break, though, when Gael Danic deceived Stephane Ruffier with a tight-angled finish after 40 minutes.
Southampton were sent crashing out of Europe on Thursday evening courtesy of a strike from FC Midtjylland's very own "Big Dunc."
Former Celtic striker Morten Rasmussen was given the nickname 'Duncan' during his early years with AGF Aarhus as he reminded a coach of former Everton forward Duncan Ferguson with the Denmark international even sporting the moniker on the back of his shirt.
And he provided the moment of inspiration to send the Danish champions into the Europa League group stages, with...
Romain Hamouma's late goal was enough to secure all three points as St Etienne beat 10-man Lorient 1-0.
Goalkeeper Benjamin Lecomte was given his marching orders as early as the first minute when he brought down Hamouma outside the area.
And, despite holding on for almost 90 minutes, Hamouma popped up to hammer Neal Maupay's pass beyond sub keeper Florent Chaigneau to break Les Merlus' hearts.
Les Verts did have Moustapha Bayal Sall's header from Hamouma's corner ruled out earlier for a foul but in...
Borussia Dortmund rallied from a shocking three-goal deficit to win 4-3 at Odd Grenland in the Europa League playoff round first leg on Thursday.
Jone Samuelsen scored after just 13 seconds for the Norweigan side, with Fredrik Nordkvelle doubling the advantage on 19 minutes.
A free kick by Espen Ruud three minutes later gave Odd a 3-0 lead before Dortmund -- playing without star Marco Reus -- were able to regroup.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang started the comeback by scoring on a rebound in the 34th...