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Arsenal recovered from a goal down to beat FC Cologne 3-1 after crowd disturbances in London, while AC Milan’s new signing Andre Silva scored a hat trick in a rousing 5-1 win at Austria Vienna as the Europa League group stage got underway on Thursday night.

Fellow Serie A sides Atalanta and Lazio also won, while Portugal’s Vitoria Guimaraes began their match against Salzburg with not a single European player on the team.

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