Turkish giant Beşiktaş continued its good form in the Europa League on Thursday with a 2-1 win against Partizan Belgrade, with two goals from Demba Ba. Beşiktaş is joint top of Group C with Tottenham, who beat Asteras 2-1 last night.
Meanwhile, Borussia Moenchengladbach went top of Group A with a 1-0 win at Apollon Limassol, while previous leaders Villarreal crashed to a 3-2 defeat at Zurich.
In other early matches, Inter Milan drew 1-1 at Saint Etienne and Celtic were held 1-1 at Astra Ploiesti. Later on Thursday evening, Everton beat Lille 3-0, and holders Sevilla took a convincing victory against Standard Liege, winning 3-1.