SPORT: BALOTELLI ACCUSED OF UNDERMINING HENDERSON FOLLOWING PENALTY SHOT
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused Mario Balotelli of undermining Jordan Henderson after the Italian took a penalty instead the of the stand-in captain in the Europa League last night.
The striker scored it to give the Reds a 1-nil win over Besiktas in their last-32 first leg.
Seamus Coleman found the net, while Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick in Everton’s 4-1 win away to Young Boys of Bern.
There are further concerns, however, over the fitness of James McCarthy who limped off midway through the second half.
Tottenham drew one apiece with Fiorentina at White Hart Lane.
While John Guidetti’s strike four minutes into injury time saw Celtic salvage a 3-3 draw with Inter Milan at Parkhead.