Salzburg in last-32

Jonatan Soriano's love affair with the Europa League continued as last season's top scorer grabbed a hat-trick on Thursday to help Salzburg become one of four teams to reach the knockout stages.

Soriano, one of the hottest goalscoring properties in Europe, took his season's tally to 21 in 17 Europa League and Austrian Bundesliga games after a 5-1 win at Dinamo Zagreb that put Salzburg top of the pile in Group D.

Dynamo Moscow, Fiorentina and Legia Warsaw can also enjoy the final two rounds of group matches safe in the knowledge their berths in the last 32 are assured.

The Russian side kept up their perfect record with a 1-0 win over Estoril in Group E, as did Legia who beat Metalist Kharkiv 2-1 in Group L.

Fiorentina, who had also won their opening three games, progressed despite being held to a 1-1 draw by PAOK Salonika.

Results:  Group A: Apollon Limassol 0 lt Borussia Moenchengladbach 2; FC Zurich 3 bt Villarreal 2.  Group B: FC Copenhagen 0 lt Club Bruges 4; HJK Helsinki 2 bt Torino 1.   
Group C: Asteras Tripolis 1 lt Tottenham Hotspur 2; Besiktas 2 bt Partizan Belgrade 1.  Group D: Dinamo Zagreb 1 lt Salzburg 5; FC Astra 1 drew with Celtic 1. Group E: Dynamo Moscow 1 bt Estoril 0; Panathinaikos 2 lt PSV Eindhoven 3. Group F: Qarabag Agdam 1 lt Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2; St Etienne 1 drew with Internazionale 1. Group G: Feyenoord 2 bt Rijeka 0; Sevilla 3 bt Standard Liege 1. Group H: Everton 3 bt Lille 0; VfL Wolfsburg 5 bt FK Krasnodar 1. Group I: Napoli 3 bt Young Boys 0; Sparta Prague 4 bt Slovan Bratislava 0. Group J: Dynamo Kiev 2 bt AaB Aalborg 0; Rio Ave 2 drew with Steaua Bucharest 2.

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