Unusual for a 4-0 win to only be the second best bit of news for a team, but that was the case for Liverpool in the Europa League on Thursday.
Tomas Soucek bagged another late winner for West Ham, who never looked convincing against TSC but now have a golden chance to top the group.
Lucas Paqueta got West Ham’s Europa League campaign back on track with the winner in a 1-0 victory over Olympiacos.
Liverpool could have secured top spot in their group tonight and been able to forget all about the Europa League until March. It’s an opportunity missed.
Ryan Gravenberch has been Liverpool’s undoubted star of the Europa League campaign – which means he might not be for much longer.
West Ham shouldn’t mourn the end of their unbeaten European run but celebrate its existence. It’s an absurd run for a team of their means.