Standard to Europa League

On Wednesday night Standard de Liège drew against AZ Alkmaar of the Netherlands 1 - 1. The Standard goal came late in the day. Goalkeeper Bolat scored in injury time.

Earlier Lens had scored for Alkmaar.

The late goal led to scenes of jubilation at Standard's home ground of Sclessin.

The result means that Standard will play in the Europa League after Christmas. Arsenal of England and Olympiakos of Greece go through to the next round of the Champions League.

Alkmaar are eliminated.