• Ricardo Pepi
scored his eighth goal in 17 Eredivisie games for Groningen, but the early goal did not hold up. Groningen had to settle for a 1-1 tie at home with FC Emmen, leaving it in the automatic relegation zone, three points behind Emmen. Groningen, 17th in the 18-team Eredivisie, is winless in its last 11 league games ... Kenny Saief
scored his seventh goal of the season for Azerbaijan's Neftchi Baku in its 3-0 win over Sobail. Neftchi, third in the Premier League, is his fifth club in the last five years after Anderlecht, FC Cincinnati, Lechia Gdansk and Ashdod.