Bendtner hits back at Lineker

Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has responded to a joking tweet made by Gary Lineker after finally getting off the mark for Wolfsburg.

Martinez: We're expected to win

Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes his side can win this season's Europa League and admits that the club's history dictates they are supposed to win.

Asteras Tripolis 1-2 Tottenham

Tottenham survived a tough assignment in Greece to clinch another Europa League win, with Harry Kane again on the scoresheet.

Everton 3-0 Lille

Everton are closing in on the Europa League knockout stages after a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Lille at Goodison Park.

Pochettino: No Adebayor rift

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has rejected suggestions that there is bad blood between himself and striker Emmanuel Adebayor.

Girard wary of Toffees threat

Lille boss Rene Girard says Everton's current position in the Premier League is misleading and is wary of facing the Toffees at Goodison Park.

Baines: Europa League a bonus

Everton defender Leighton Baines believes that the Toffees will be better off for their excursions in the Europa League.

Everton v Lille

Everton will be looking to extend a four-match unbeaten run when they host an out-of-form Lille side at Goodison Park in the Europa League.

Asteras Tripolis v Tottenham

Tottenham will be looking to apply pressure on Group C leaders Besiktas when they travel to Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League on Thursday.

Mazzarri rings Inter alarm

Inter Milan manager Walter Mazzarri has expressed his concerns over the state of affairs at the once mighty Serie A outfit.

Barry happy with away point

Everton midfielder Gareth Barry believes Everton's point from their Europa League trip to Lille on Thursday is a good result.

Girard talks up Origi

Lille manager Rene Girard has continued to rave about his striker Divock Origi and has compared him to Everton duo Samuel Eto'o and Romelu Lukaku.

Tottenham 5-1 Asteras Tripolis

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick and Erik Lamela added a brace as ten-man Spurs romped to a 5-1 victory over Asteras in the Europa League.

Lille 0-0 Everton

A hard-fought Europa League battle in France saw both sides walk away with a point, as Everton stay top of their group.

Tottenham v Asteras Tripolis

Tottenham continue their campaign in the Europa League when they take on Greek outfit Asteras Tripolis at White Hart Lane on Thursday.

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