Five Biggest Talking Points From Europa League Thursday – Liverpool’s Penalty Pain & Racism Storm Rages On

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All the big news from Thursday’s Europa League matches – Including Liverpool and Tottenham’s fates…

It was an interesting Thursday night in Europe, with a number of favourites crashing out in controversial fashion.

(Image) Liverpool Have The Fifth-Youngest Team In Europa League, Spurs’ Opponents The Oldest
(Videos) Feyenoord vs Roma Suspended: Gervinho Subjected To Racist Abuse From The Stands
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Here are the five biggest talking points of Thursday’s Europa League:

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5) Scenes of racism sees Feyenoord and Roma match suspended

The clash between Dutch side Feyenoord and Serie A giants Roma was rife with controversy, so much so that the referee actually ordered the players off the field.

There were scenes of racism in the first half, with former Arsenal star Gervinho targeted by the Dutch fans and having an inflatable banana thrown at him.

A controversial red card saw the fans erupt and start hurling projectiles at the players. The referee suspended the game, and the players were withdrawn for almost 15 minutes.

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