Oh what a night!
A Wednesday feast of Champions League goals has sent us into work with a spring in our step today, and there's sure to be more of the same today as the Europa League and Europa Conference League take centre stage.
There's plenty of news emanating from the Football League and Premier League too, so stick with us all day as we bring you all the best news, reaction and goals as they happen.
Steven Gerrard's 50th European game with Rangers ended in defeat, read what went down at Ibrox tonight below.
Napoli - 10/1
Leicester - 12/1
West Ham 12/1
Bayer Leverkusen - 18/1
Rangers - 66/1
Celtic - 80/1
Leicester City couldn't hold onto their two goal lead in the end, and you can read our report from the match here.
Lyon double their advantage through a James Tavernier own goal. Hossem Aouar had a shot well saved by Allan McGregor, but the rebound fell to Islam Slimani. The former Leicester forward's shot was deflected in by Tavernier. It's slipping away from Rangers now.
Here's the half-time scores for tonight's late Europa League ties:
Monaco 0-0 Sturm Graz
Olympiacos 0-0 Antwerp
Rangers 0-1 Lyon
PSV 1-2 Real Sociedad
Brondby 0-0 Sparta Prague
Leicester 1-0 Napoli
Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Fenerbahce
Lyon lead at Ibrox as Karl Toko Ekambi steers in an unbelievable distance finish. Ryan Kent was caught in possession in midfield, John Lundstram was bewitched by a step-over and the ball ended up in Allan McGregor's net. A hard road ahead now for Steven Gerrard's men.
Harvey Barnes drives down the left-wing and plays a perfect cross to the back post where Ayoze Perez is waiting to volley past David Ospina.
A perfect start for Brendan Rodgers!
The 8PM games, including Leicester City vs Napoli and Rangers vs Lyon are underway!
Full set of full-time results from the early kick-offs in the Europa League:
Rennes 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur (UECL)
Real Betis 4-3 Celtic
Dinamo Zagreb 0-2 West Ham
Galatasaray 1-0 Lazio
Lokomotiv Moscow 1-1 Marseille
Red Star Belgrade 2-1 Sporting Braga
FC Midtjylland 2-1 Ludogorets
Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 Ferencvarosi
Rapid Vienna 0-1 Genk
What an incredible match that was.
Celtic pulled a late goal back but couldn't salvage a point against Real Betis, however from what we saw tonight, they should be able to compete at this level.
Celtic are back in this as Anthony Ralston heads home.
They've got two minutes of normal time to rescue this!
Straight back on level terms!
Defensive midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is the man in the right place to fire home from close range.
Oh no Spurs.
A new European competition appears to providing more embarrassment as Gaetan Laborde puts the hosts ahead.
I can barely get these goals out in time!
Juanmi surely puts the game beyond doubt with a wonderful touch and driven finish into the far corner.
Stunning stuff in Spain.
Sergio Canales is afforded far too much space on Celtic's right and cross the ball in for Borja Inglesias to tap home his first goal of the season.
From 2-0 up, Celtic find themselves 3-2 down and with work to do.
Another goal for Moyes' boys as a relentless Declan Rice plunders the ball in midfield and elegantly slots it into the net. A goal on his European debut for the England man.
Here's how tonight's Europa League action looks at half-time:
Leverkusen 1-1 Ferencvaros
Galatasary 0-0 Lazio
Midtjylland 1-1 Ludogrets
Lokomotiv 0-0 Marseille
Rapid 0-0 Genk
Zagreb 0-0 West Ham
Betis 2-2 Celtic
Crvena 0-0 Braga
In the Conference League, Spurs are currently drawing 1-1 with Rennes in France.
Real Betis have just shown their class.
A perfectly timed run breaks Celtic apart and Iglesias squares the ball for Juanmi to tap home.
In a matter of moments, their lead is gone.
Betis pull one back through left-back Juan Miranda as he play a quick one-two and slides the ball under Joe Hart.
Just as Celtic were looking comfortable, the home side keep this tie alive.
What a game!
Josip Juranovic doubles Celtic's lead from the spot!
They deservedly win a penalty as Ajeti is taken out by the goalkeeper and Juranovic makes no mistake. What a night this could turn out to be!
Rennes are back level!
They've deserved that one too after responding to conceding that early goal.
Flavien Tait finds the space on the edge of the box and curls the ball home. Game on.
After what feels like an absolute age, VAR rules that Celtic's opener should stand!
The Scots are 1-0 up in Spain as Albian Ajeti bundles the ball home from close range. The ball was initially adjudged to have hit his arm on the way in but the replays show it came off his hip.
A huge goal.
Tottenham are ahead in France!
The UEFA Conference League gets off to a flyer as Lucas hits the ball across goal which eventually leads to an own goal!
The 5.45pm games, including Spurs, West Ham and Celtic are underway!
We'll bring you score updates from all three matches.
Virtual event-present Millie Turner has suffered a dislocated kneecap, ruling her out of Manchester United's lineup for the foreseeable future in the Women's Super League.
Lincoln Red Imps v PAOK is one of the 1745 BST kick-offs in the Europa Conference League, but we wouldn't like to be ball boys over in Gibraltar if one or two shots get a little wayward at this end of the pitch...
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed his desire to keep attacker Jesse Lingard beyond the expiration of his contract.
Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg believes referees coming out to speak to the media after games will benefit the sport.
Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg is keen for officials to speak to the media after games.
Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford's recovery from his recent shoulder surgery is ahead of schedule.
Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Arsenal are in talks with their former midfielder and free agent Jack Wilshere regarding a move back to the club.
Mikel Arteta confirms that Arsenal are in talks with Jack Wilshere
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is hurt by his side not being in the UEFA Champions League and having to watch his side's rivals compete in the esteemed competition.
Chris Hughton is gone, Nottingham Forest are bottom of the Championship table, check out The Sportsman's reaction to yet another managerial departure at the City Ground.
Following Pep Guardiola's comment let night asking for more people to be in the crowd this weekend, a Manchester City supporters' group have hit back at the manager explaining the difficulties some would have in attending night games in the week.
Earlier in the week, we at The Sportsman put out an article outlining all the changes that are coming to the new-look Champions League from the 2024-25 season. Check it out here.
West Ham United boss David Moyes is no stranger to European competition as the Hammers prepare to face Dinamo Zagreb this evening. Check out this article by The Sportsman on the Scotsman's past European campaigns.
Former Celtic striker Chris Sutton has been told he cannot come to Ibrox Stadium tonight by Rangers CEO Stewart Robertson, who believes him to be a security risk.
It's that time of the week again as fantasy players decide on who to have leading their attacking line, Cristiano Ronaldo or Romelu Lukaku?
Check out the advice of The Sportsman's Fantasy Premier League expert, Simon Lillicrap.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani to have a great impact at the club this season.
Chelsea defender Reece James had his house broken into and his UEFA Champions League winners medal stolen while he was playing in the competition against Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday night.
James says his Super Cup winners' medal and his Euro 2020 runners-up medal were also stolen from his safe.
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No word yet as to whether they'll wear it against Rennes in their Europa Conference League fixture, but Tottenham Hotspur have unveiled their new third kit which was inspired by a group of young creatives in the club's local community.
This is LDN17. 🔥
There had been talk that Bernd Leno had been assured a starting shirt when Arsenal meet Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday week, but Gunners boss Mikel Arteta says that's not a decision he has made yet.
Four more years, four more years, four more years!
Sean Dyche has put pen to paper on a new contract at Burnley which will keep him with the Clarets until 2025. That ought to be a big boost for the club after their slow start to the Premier League season.
Are you getting on in years and fancy giving yourself one final taste of football action? Do what Carlton Palmer did on Tuesday. The Grantham Town manager named himself on the bench for a Northern Premier League game against Ashton United at the ripe old age of 55.
Well, I suppose it's hard to resist calling upon an 18-cap former England international...
England have gone up to third in the newly-released update of the Fifa World Rankings, with their run to the final of Euro 2020 seeing them reach their highest position since September 2012. Given that they'd underwhelmed at both Euro 2012 and the 2010 World Cup, we'll take answers on a postcard as to why they were third back then!
The FA have announced that there will be a new invitational women's international event set up to run annually from 2022, in a similar vein to the USA's SheBelieves Cup. The first edition will take place next February, with Germany and Spain among the competitors.
There had been some talk that Derby County were about to be slapped with a heavy points deduction for breaching spending rules, but the EFL have moved to confirm that no decision has been made yet.
Amid all this talk of European and Championship football, we mustn't forget that there's Premier League action on Friday night. And you know what that means...
That's right, an early deadline in FPL.
So how do you balance Cristiano Ronaldo against Romelu Lukaku? Which do you add? Can you possibly get both?
David Moyes leads West Ham United into Europe for the first time when they face Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia at 17:45 BST. But what has his record been like on the continent so far and what can we expect of the Hammers under him?
Back to last night, briefly. What about Manchester City, eh?
They won 6-3 in a see-saw contest against RB Leipzig, with Jack Grealish scoring on his Champions League debut.
Our Conor Keane reviewed the former Aston Villa star's lead role in the City victory.
1745: HJK Helsinki v LASK
1745: Flora Tallinn v KAA Gent
2000: Anorthosis Famagusta v Partizan Belgrade
2000: Bodo/Glimt v Zorya Luhansk
2000: Roma v CSKA Sofia
2000: FK Jablonec v CFR Cluj
2000: Randers v AZ Alkmaar
1745: Slavia Prague v Union Berlin
1745: Lincoln Red Imps v PAOK
1745: Slovan Bratislava v FC Copenhagen
1745: NS Mura v Vitesse
1745: Rennes v Tottenham Hotspur
1530: Kairat v Omonia Nicosia
1745: Qarabag v FC Basel
Looking forward to tonight's games, here's a reminder of what's coming up in the Uefa Europa League...
2000: Brondby v Sparta Prague
2000: Rangers v Lyon
2000: Monaco v Sturm Graz
2000: PSV v Real Sociedad
2000: Leicester City v Napoli
2000: Eintracht Frankfurt v Fenerbahce
2000: Olympiakos v Royal Antwerp
1745: Galatasaray v Lazio
1745: Lokomotiv Moscow v Marseille
1745: Red Star v Sporting Braga
1745: FC Midtjylland v Ludogorets
1745: Bayer Leverkusen v Ferencvaros
1745: Real Betis v Celtic
1745: Dinamo Zagreb v West Ham United
1745: Rapid Vienna v Genk
Steven Reid takes temporary charge of Nottingham Forest after Chris Hughton's departure. They head to high-flying Huddersfield Town on Saturday before hosting Millwall at the City Ground seven days later.
In his fifth job at Championship level, this was only the second time Hughton had failed to get his team promoted. He took Newcastle United, Norwich City and Brighton & Hove Albion up and led Birmingham City to the play-offs in his previous stints in the second tier.
It wasn't an exact replica of Istanbul in 2005, but Liverpool came back to foil Milan again last night.
Why not start off your day with our Simon's Lillicrap's full reaction to an absorbing evening at Anfield.