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Spurs recover to seal top spot in group

ARCTIC ATTACK:Just days after being hammered 6-0 by Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur beat Tromso IL inside the Arctic Circle to move to the top of Group K


Despite the defeat, Betis are also through, their superior head-to-head record against Vitoria of Guimaraes — who drew 0-0 with HNK Rijeka in Croatia — guaranteeing them at least second spot.

Betis’ local rivals Sevilla are certain to progress from Group H, despite only managing a 1-1 home draw with GD Estoril Praia in Spain.

Rubin Kazan of Russia, KRC Genk of Belgium, SS Lazio, Anzhi Makhachkala, Greece’s PAOK and AZ of the Netherlands also secured their berths in the knockout stages on Thursday.

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