Claudio Beauvue was the hero for Guingamp as his double secured their place in the last 32 of the Europa League in a 2-1 win against PAOK Salonika on Thursday.
Beauvue got Guingamp off to the perfect start with a goal in the seventh minute when he headed in Thibault Giresse's free-kick, before Stefanos Athanasiadis equalised from the spot shortly afterwards for PAOK.
However, Beauvue was again on target with seven minutes remaining to put the French side into the knockout rounds.
It meant Guingamp qualfied...
Two late goals from Stefanos Athanasiadis kept alive PAOK Salonika's bid to reach the last 32 of the Europa League as they won 2-0 away to Dinamo Minsk.
Athanasiadis scored twice in the last 10 minutes after PAOK, sluggish for 70 minutes, came to life late in the game to claim three points which move them level with Guingamp in Group K.
The two will meet in Greece on December 11 for the right to follow Fiorentina into the knockout stages.
PAOK had the first chance of note when Athanasiadis shot at...
ATHENS, Greece -- The Greek football association has upheld its decision to suspend the country's league matches after failing to reach an agreement with clubs on measures to protect referees from potential attacks.
A statement on Thursday from the governing body says matches in the first, second and amateur third division remain suspended indefinitely following the street assault last week on senior refereeing official Christoforos Zagrafos.
Manuel Pasqual spared Fiorentina from an embarrassing home defeat to PAOK Salonika by firing home the free-kick that sent the Italians into the Europa League knockout stages.
Mario Gomez, making his long-awaited comeback from injury, fluffed countless chances to score and when the Italians ran out of puff, PAOK hit them on the counter to notch through Maarten Martens.
There was, however, enough time remaining for Pasqual to make it 1-1 and, with PAOK still six points behind them in third and unable...