7 Dec 2012

English teams progress in Europa League

6:55 pm on 7 December 2012

Liverpool and Tottenham have qualified for the knockout stage of the Europa League, the second tier European football competition.

Five-time European champions Liverpool beat Udinese 1-0 in Italy in the last match to finish top of the group.

Tottenham finished second in their group after a 3-1 win over Panathinaikos at White Hart Lane.

Newcastle, who had already qualified were beaten 2-0 by French club Bordeaux.