Liverpool held, Newcastle, Athletico and Anzhi advance

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Updated: November 23, 2012

Samuel Eto sent Russian club Anzhi through to the knock out stages of the Europa League. Holders Athletico Madrid, Newcastle and Napoli also advanced, while Liverpool need a result from their last game to join them. Sparta Prague, Levante, Genk, Lazio, Borussia Moenchengladbach, Fenerbahce, Viktoria Plzen, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, Girondins and Bordeaux also booked their spots.

Lazio’s goalless draw at home to Tottenham was played against a backdrop of violence after 10 supporters of the English side were injured in an attack on a Rome pub by dozens of masked me.

Christopher Samba and Eto’o scored in a three-minute spell in the second half in a 2-0 win over Udinese, to steer Guus Hiddink’s Anzhi team into the last 32 and in the process eliminating the Italians.

In the group’s other game, Liverpool twice led but were held to a 2-2 draw by Young Boys after Montenegro’s Elsad Zverotic struck for the Swiss visitors with a 25-metre rocket in the 88th minute.

Sparta Prague’s 1-1 draw at home to Lyon in Group I sent them through alongside the already-qualified Ligue 1 outfit, but the result meant elimination for Marcelo Bielsa’s Athletic.

Steve McLaren’s Twente Enschede were also knocked out after being held to a scoreless draw by Hanover 96.

Elyaniv Barda’s first-half header gave Genk a 1-0 win at Videoton as the Belgians progressed from Group G into the round of 32.

Napoli went through in dramatic style when Edinson Cavani, who scored four goals in their previous match against Dnipro, converted a penalty in the fourth minute of stoppage time for a 2-1 win at AIK after they had been reduced to 10 men.

Two first half goals from Brazilian Jussie led Bordeaux to a 2-1 win at Bruges in Group D while Newcastle’s 1-1 draw at home to Maritimo in the same group was enough for them to progress.

Bekir Irtegun scored with a bicycle kick to give Fenerbahce a 1-0 win at Olympique Marseille in Group C, connecting acrobatically after a Cristian corner had been flicked on.

An early goal by Raul Garcia gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 over Hapoel and a place in the last 32 and Czech side Viktoria Plzen followed them through from Group B by drawing 1-1 at Academica Coimbra.