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Southampton's Charlie Austin in action

Europa League round-up: Dundalk’s adventure ends in Tel Aviv

Dundalk bowed out of their first Europa League group stage campaign after losing 2-1 at Maccabi Tel-Aviv in Group D although events elsewhere would have made their effort irrelevant had they won. Tal Ben Chaim opened the scoring from the spot for the Israeli side and, although Eli Dasa’s own-goal squared things up, Dor Miha provided the winner before half-time. It mattered not, as AZ Alkmaar came up with the win they needed to guarantee progression, beating the group winners, Zenit St Petersburg 3-2.