Top 15 Europa League Photos: Crying, Concussion, Somersaults And Gurning Aplenty

Chris Wright

21st, October 2011

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By Chris Wright

Pies’ pick of the 15 best photos from last night’s Europa League action…

Lokomotiv Moscow’s Felipe Caicedo celebrates his injury time goal against AEK Athens as he passes AEK keeper Giannis Arabatzis

The Britannia Stadium sits empty an hour or so before Stoke City kicked off against Maccabi Tel Aviv

Besiktas’ Filip Holosko and Dynamo Kiev’s Betao gurn away while tussling in the air over Kiev

Birmingham fans decorate the square in the centre of Bruges before kick-off

Standard Liege’s Yoni Buyens almost has his face pummelled by Vorskla Poltava goalkeeper Serhiy Dolganskiy

Club Brugge ‘keeper Colin Cooseman celebrates his side’s early lead against Birmingham, though it didn’t last – with Brum eventually winning it 2-1 in the 9th minute of injury time

Kenwyne Jones celebrates in customary style after scoring the opening goal for Stoke against Maccabi Tel Aviv

Legia Warszawa’s Maciej Rybus gets crumpled in a pile-up with Rapid Bucharest duo Rui Duarte and ‘keeper Danut Coman

Tottenham’s Danny Rose is fouled on the edge of the box by Rubin Kazan captain Roman Sharonov…

…the resultant free-kick was duly thumped home by Roman Pavlyuchenko (we’ll hopefully have a video up later), which proved to be the only goal of the night

Birmingham’s Guiane N’Daw turns away in tears after seeing teammate Pablo Ibanez sustain a nasty head injury against Club Brugge. Ibanez was knocked-out, treated on the pitch for ten minutes and severely concussed but has now thankfully been given the all-clear

Whole lotta gurning goin’ on: Besiktas’ Edu and Dynamo Kiev’s Oleh Gusev, quite literally, face-off with one another

Hannover 96 fans light flares in the terraces during their side’s match against Copenhagen

PAOK’s Vierinha celebrate after scoring what proved to be the winner against Shamrock Rovers

Braga midfielder Alan gets his colour-coded dreads in a twist while catching a bit of impromptu air against Maribor

Photos: PA

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  1. Harry says:

    Such a good name for a mixed race guy with massive, brightly coloured dreads. Alan.

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