There were Ghanaian interests in Thursday night’s Uefa Europa League as a lot of Ghanaian stars were involved in action.
Striker Amponsah-Karikari as well as Ghana-target Karim Bellarabi were on target for AIK Stockholm and Bayer Leverkusen respectively.
Rapid Wien 0-4 Bayer Leverkusen
The Germans enjoyed a memorable night in Austria by thrashing Rapid Wien 4-0.
Though Leverksen were swashbuckling in general, it was the 22-year-old Karim Bellarabi who displayed a polished performance to steal the show.
He scored with a powerful volley in the 58th minute.
Panathinaikos 1-1 Lazio
Speedster Quincy Owusu-Abeyie came off the bench in the 68th minute to play part of Panathinaikos’1-1 home drawn game with Italian Serie A side Lazio.
Racing Genk 2-1 Sporting Lisbon
Midfielder Bernard Yao Kumordzi was introduced in added time by Racing Genk who piled more pressure on Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon by beating them 2-1 at the Cristal Arena in Group G.
Rosenborg BK 1-2 FC Metalist Kharkiv
Midfielder Awal Issah Mohammed watched from the Rosenborg bench as Ukrainian side FC Metalist Kharkiv scored at the death to beat them 2-1 at their own backyard.
Helsingborg 1-2 Hannover
Ivorian Didier Ya Konan struck with the last kick of the match as Hannover 96 bounced back from an added-time equaliser to break Helsingborgs IF hearts.
21-year-old former Right to Dream Academy graduate David Accam played the entire second half for the Swedish side.
Levante 3-0 FC Twente
The Spanish side thrashed their Dutch opponents 3-0 to consolidate their second place on the table.
Dutch-born Ghanaian wing-wizard Edwin Gyasi was axed from the Twente squad for the game.
Young Boys 3-1 Udinese
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu made an injury return to play 45 minutes for Udinese in the away defeat.
Hapoel Tel Aviv 1-2 Viktoria Plze?
Ghana right-back John Pantsil was introduced in the 69th minute and booked in the 88th minute as the Czech Republic side overcame a lacklustre first-half display and a 1-0 deficit to beat the Israeli side.
AEL 0-1 Fenerbahçe
Former King Faisal playmaker Enoch Ebo Andoh failed to win a place in the AEL Limassol first team squad as Fenerbahçe pipped them 1-0.
Dnipro 3-1 Napoli
Both Samuel Inkoom and Derek Boateng watched from the stands as their FC Dnipro side posted a 3-1 win over Italian side Napoli.