7 - Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now scored for seven different clubs in European competition. Showman. https://t.co/pjwI71r4Ln 7 minutes ago

1 - Ciaran Kilduff has scored Dundalk's first goal at home in Europe outside of qualifiers since September 1982 (v Liverpool). Euphoria. 27 minutes ago

1 - Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goal for Manchester United came from their first shot on target in the game, in the 69th minute. Overdue. 31 minutes ago

0 - Manchester United (eight shots) and Zorya Luhansk (three shots) both failed to register an attempt on target in the first half. Erratic. 1 hours ago

5 - The Saints have failed to score in each of their last five UEFA Cup/Europa League away games (excl. qualifying). Blunt. 2 hours ago

2 - Jose Mourinho hasn’t lost two successive European games since April 2013, when he was coach of Real Madrid. Res… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 2 hours ago

11 - Manchester United are unbeaten in 11 European games at Old Trafford (incl. qualifiers), winning eight and draw… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 2 hours ago

1 - Dundalk are looking to score their first goal at home in Europe outside of qualifiers since September 1982 (v Liverpool). Quest. 2 hours ago

0 - Southampton failed to register a shot on target in the first half against Hapoel Be'er Sheva. Stalled. 3 hours ago

2 - Southampton haven’t won back-to-back European games in a single season (excl. qualifiers) since 1976/77. Pursui… twitter.com/i/web/status/7… 4 hours ago

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