Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his first hat-trick for Manchester United and the 17th of his career in a Europa League win over Saint-Etienne at Old Trafford.
Ibrahimovic’s deflected free-kick wrong-footed goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier and dribbled over the line for the opener, and he tapped home from close range after good work from Marcus Rashford, as well as adding a late penalty – his 23rd goal of the season.
While Edin Djezko scored a superb hat trick to inspire Roma to a 4-0 away victory at Villarreal, the Yellow submarines were second best all game and couldn’t cope with Djezko’s movement, Dzeko who has been in inspiring form this season for As Roma.
In Belgium Tothem Hotspurs suffered a 1-0 defeat in the hands of Gents and Athlectico Bilbao held their nerves to beat Apoel Nicosia by 3-2 but Apoel will feel they have got 2 valuable away goals turn the tie around in Isreal.
Anderlecht, Lyon, Florentina , Besitaks, Schalke 04 all had valuable wins too.