Top 10 Europa League Photos: Huub, Ziv, Pav, Gooch, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich

Chris Wright

30th, September 2011

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By Chris Wright

Pies’ pick of the ten finest still exposures from last night’s round of Europa League antics…

Shamrock Rovers’ travelling support erupt in celebration after Stephen Rice had pinged home an opener for the Irish side against Tottenham at the Lane

Tottenham’s Roman Pavlyuchenko looks all kinds of ‘special’ while stretching to control a loose pass. Pav later levelled the tie for Spurs, before Jermain Defoe and the intermittently impressive Gio Dos Santos padded out the 3-1 victory

Schalke’s new head coach Huub Stevens (centre) is swarmed by photographers after taking his seat on the bench before the German side’s 3-1 victory over Maccabi Haifa in Gelsenkirchen

Maccabi Tel-Aviv’s Yoav Ziv and Dynamo Kiev’s Braun Ideye go arse-over-tit during the 1-1 draw between the two sides in Israel

After falling behind a minute previous, Peter Crouch unfolds a gangly appendage to poke home Stoke’s equaliser from close range against Besiktas at the Britannia Stadium

Substitute Jon Walters cracks home Stoke’s winner from the spot ten minutes from time to secure the Potters a 2-1 victory

Celtic’s Victor Wanyama squats dejected on the dog shelf at Celtic Park as Udinese celebrate rescuing a point via Almen Abdi’s 88th-minute penalty

Hannover’s Steve Cherundolo takes a balletic tumble after being put under pressure by Vorskla Poltava’s Pavlo Rebenok

Athletic Bilbao’s Fernando Llorente extends a spindly leg to pip PSG’s Nene to the ball during the Spanish side’s 2-0 win

Total meatcake: Stacked centre-half Oguchi Onyewu salutes the fans after Sporting’s 2-1 win over Lazio at the Alvalade stadium in Lisbon

Photos: PA