Liverpool, Tottenham advance with wins in Europa League; Dortmund lose

Christian Benteke and Liverpool rallied to defeat Bordeaux 2-1 at Anfield and advance to the knockout stage of the Europa League on Thursday.

The French side took the lead through Henri Saivet's goal in the 33rd minute after Simon Mignolet was whistled for holding the ball too long and the referee awarded an indirect free kick in the box.

But Liverpool were back level five minutes later when Benteke drew a foul in the penalty area and James Milner converted from the spot.

The hosts went ahead when Benteke received the ball at the top of the box and had room to turn and fire a strong shot into the net with the last kick of the first half.

Also In Group B, Rubin Kazan took advantage of a Birama Ndoye red card to defeat Sion 2-0.

Blagoy Georgiev and Blagoy Georgiev scored in the second half to keep Kazan's hopes of advancing alive.

Harry Kane scored the winning goal as Tottenham won 1-0 at Qarabag to secure a spot in the knockout stage as well.

Spurs had applied pressure all game and hit the woodwork more than once before Kane finally headed home in the 78th minute.

Tottenham remain top of Group J after Monaco fell 2-0 at home to Anderlecht.

Guillaume Gillet scored the opening goal with a powerful shot from the top of the box in first-half stoppage time while Frank Acheampong wrapped up the points with a late second.

Spurs lead the group on 10 points, three ahead of Anderlecht with Monaco in third place on six points.

Borussia Dortmund conceded a penalty in the first minute and ceded top spot in Group C to opponents Krasnodar with a 1-0 defeat.

Mats Hummels was immediately whistled for holding back Krasnodar's Mauricio Pereyra, who tumbled into the penalty area to draw the foul. Pavel Mamaev converted from the spot for the only goal of the game.

The Russian side moved ahead of Dortmund on head-to-head with both teams level on 10 points and assured spots in the knockout stage.

Eliminated PAOK and Qabala played out a goalless draw in the late game in the group.

Fiorentina missed a chance to move on after a 2-2 draw at Basel in Group I, with the Swiss side qualifying as group winners.

Federico Bernardeschi scored either side of Facundo Roncaglia's red card, but Basel were able to get a goal back through Marek Suchy and equalised with Mohamed El Nenny's goal .

Fiorentina remain in good position to advance as Belenenses and Lech Poznan played to a goalless draw.

Athletic Bilbao rallied to secure qualification with a 3-2 win at Augsburg.

Markel Susaeta opened the scoring in the 10th minute for the visitors but Augsburg responded with goals from Piotr Trochowski and Raul Bobadilla.

But Aritz Aduriz scored in the 83rd and 86th minutes to secure top spot in Group L.

Partizan Belgrade remained in the hunt with a 2-1 win at AZ Alkmaar thanks to Andrija Zivkovic's 89th-minute winner.

Napoli stayed perfect in the group stage with a 1-0 victory at Club Brugge that saw them win Group D.

Vlad Chiriches scored the only goal in a game played in an empty stadium because of the local terror threat in Belgium.

Midtjylland missed a chance to advance by losing 1-0 at Legia Warsaw.

Aleksandar Prijovic's goal put Legia two points behind the Danish side and level with Club Brugge before the last round of fixtures.

Villarreal advanced and went top of Group E after a slim 1-0 win over Rapid Vienna.

Bruno Soriano's 78th-minute goal was the difference for the Spanish side, who had qualified for the knockout stage before kickoff once Dinamo Minsk beat Viktoria Plzen 1-0.

Nenad Adamovic followed up on his missed penalty in stoppage time as Dinamo Minsk earned their first points of the group stage.

Fenerbache strengthened their hopes of advancing with a 2-0 win over Group A leaders Molde.

Fernandao opened the scoring on 68 minutes before Ozan Tufan padded the advantage for the Turkish side.

Ajax's Vaclav Cerny found a late goal to keep his team in the competition with a 2-1 win at Celtic.

Callum McGregor had scored for Celtic just four minutes in, but Arkadiusz Milik equalised in the 22nd minute before Cerny's 88th-minute winner eliminated the Scottish club.

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting scored four minutes from time as Schalke advanced from Group K with a 1-0 win at home by APOEL.

Sparta Prague will also move on after Jakub Brabec scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Asteras Tripoli.

Lazio won Group G by defeating Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 3-1.

Antonio Candreva's opener for the Italian side was cancelled out by Bruno Gama, but Marco Parolo found the winner in the 68th minute and Filip Djordjevic added a third late on.

Saint-Etienne will also play in the knockout stage after they drew 1-1 at Rosenborg thanks to Nolan Roux's equaliser 10 minutes from time.

Group H remains tight as a Cenk Tosun brace helped Besiktas win 2-0 over Skenderbeu and move top. They jumped Lokomotiv Moscow, who lost 4-2 at home to Sporting.

Besiktas lead the group on nine points, one ahead of Lokomotiv and two above Sporting with one round to play.

Crislan scored deep into stoppage time as Braga clinched qualification with a 2-1 win over Liberec in Group F.

Marseille are also in good position to qualify, moving up to second place after a 2-1 win over Groningen, Michy Batshuayi scoring the decisive goal two minutes from time.