European Football Friday Round-up

We round up the best of the action in selected leagues across Europe.

Football News: Jon Daly, Dundee United

Clydesdale Bank Premier League

Jon Daly earned Dundee United a point in their Clydesdale Bank Premier League match with Kilmarnock as the Taysiders mounted a second-half fightback to draw 3-3.

United looked out of things after Cillian Sheridan fired Killie into a 2-0 first-half lead and Paul Heffernan (53) had made it 3-1 after Gary Mackay-Steven (48) reduced the deficit.

But captain Daly struck in the 56th minute before Sheridan crucially had what would have been his hat-trick goal ruled out for offside in the 77th minute.

And Daly made the most of that reprieve when he stooped to head home from Barry Douglas' perfect cross to send the home fans away happy and with their money's worth from a thrilling encounter.

Danish Superliga

FC Nordsjaelland moved within three points of Superliga leaders FC Copenhagen this evening thanks to a 2-0 win at AGF Aarhus.

Second-half goals from Joshua John and Kasper Lorentzen did the job for the visitors against the fourth-placed hosts.

Copenhagen will get the chance to re-establish their six-point cushion at the summit with victory over FC Midtjylland on Sunday.

Turkish Super Lig

Super Lig leaders Galatasaray left the door open for Antalyaspor on Friday as they were surprisingly beaten 3-1 at home by Karabukspor.

Heading into the weekend's fixtures level on points with Antalya, Fatih Terim's men - perhaps jaded with so many of them having turned out for Turkey against Denmark earlier in the week - were unusually off colour.

They fell behind to Ahmet Ozek's 22nd-minute goal and, despite equalising through Burak Yilmaz, trailed at the break thanks to Mehmet Yildiz.

Terim threw on Johan Elmander at the break in a bid to pep his side up but it made no impact, with Ilhan Parlak rounding things off for the visitors in stoppage time.

As a result, a win or draw against Besiktas on Sunday will put Antalyaspor top.

French Ligue 1

Lorient returned to winning ways in style on Friday evening with a 2-0 Ligue 1 success against Lille at the Stade du Moustoir.

Gregory Bourillon opened the scoring after 24 minutes and Benjamin Corgnet put the result beyond doubt with a second goal midway through the second half.

The result lifted Christian Gourcuff's side, who headed into the match having not won in their previous seven league games and having leaked 19 goals during that period, up to 10th in the standings - two points behind seventh-placed LOSC.



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