Thursday night Europa League goals: Rapid Vienna narrowly beat Aston Villa

Ronaldo Assis de Moreira Analyst IIAugust 20, 2009

Everton 4 - Sigma Olomouc 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) After scoring in the 6-1 defeat by Arsenal, it was Louis Saha who got the Toffees off the mark, flicking home a Fellaini cross. Jack Rodwell made it 2-0 before the break with a left-footed strike that went through a sea of bodies.

Rapid Vienna 1 - Aston Villa 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Nikica Jelavic headed home from a left wing cross to put Rapid Vienna in front in the first minute of the match against Aston Villa.

Dinamo Zagreb 4 - Hearts 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Dinamo Zagreb took a two-goal lead into the break against Hearts, Milan Mandzukic and Papadopoulos were on the scoresheet - both first-half goals here. Ivica Vrdoljakfired into the corner for the third and former Liverpool midfielder Igor Biscan headed home the fourth - both second half goals here.

Bnei Yehuda 0 - PSV Eindhoven 1 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Ibrahim Afellay put PSV into the lead at Bnei Yehuda with a fine driven effort in the 23rd minute.

Kosice 3 - AS Roma 3 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Marko Milinkovic fired the home side into the lead on five minutes, only for Roma to hit back with goals from Francesco Totti (penalty), Jeremy Menez and Totti again. A Jan Novak double in the final twenty minutes levelled the match, the first was a penalty and the second a fine run and finish.

Lazio 3 - Elfsborg 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Aleksandar Kolarov fired home the first from what looked like an impossible angle on the left wing, Mauro Zarate hit a terrific low shot for the second and Stefano Mauri completed the win.

Guingamp 1 - Hamburg 5 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) The German side strolled to victory thanks to goals from Jose Paolo Guerrero, a brace from Mladen Petric (first here) and Marcus Berg grabbed the fourth before Petric completed his hat-trick late on. The home side pulled one back through a Wolfgang Hesl og.

PAOK Soloniki 1 - Heerenveen 1 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Paolo Henrique claimed the crucial away goal for the Dutch side, Vladimir Ivic headed home the equaliser.

Steaua Bucharest 3 - St Patricks 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) The home side brushed aside their Irish opponents thanks to goals from Banel Nicolita and a brace by Bogdan Stancu.

Trabzonspor 1 - Toulouse 3 (Europa League, August 20, 2009) Andre-Pierre Gignac scored an emphatic first only for former West Ham and Liverpool defender Rigobert Song to equalise. Gignac headed in the second for Toulouse before Fode Mansare added a third late on.

Galatasaray 5 - FC Tallinna 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009)

Benfica 4 - Vorskla Poltava 0 (Europa League, August 20, 2009)

Patrizan Belgrade 1 - Zilina 1 (Europa League, August 20, 2009)