A goal by Daniel Sturridge and a red card for Villarreal has Liverpool close to final. FOLLOW LIVE
Newcastle Falcons were unable to stop Connacht, while La Rochelle and Cardiff Blues were winners in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Gloucester took a step towards the Challenge Cup quarter-finals, maintaining their 100 per cent start against Worcester Warriors.
Midtjylland beat Manchester United 2-1 in the first leg of their Europa League tie thanks to Ebere Paul Onuachu's late winner.