- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Giuseppe Rossi scored twice, raising his season total to 13 goals and leading Villarreal to a 2-1 victory at Brugge on Wednesday night in the Europa League.

Rossi, from Clifton, N.J., has five Europa League goals this season. He had a tying goal on a header from Joan Capdevila’s cross in the 30th minute, then converted a penalty kick in the 34th after he was bundled over by Ryan Donk.

American forward Jozy Altidore entered in the 78th minute for the Yellow Submarine, already assured a berth in the 32-team second round.

Napoli advanced with a 1-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest as Edinson Cavani scored in second-half injury time.

Sevilla, which won the competition in 2006 and ‘07 when it was called the UEFA Cup, drew 2-2 with Borussia Dortmund to reach the second round.

PAOK Thessaloniki won 1-0 at Dinamo Zagreb to advance.

Twenty-one sides have advanced from the group stage, and defending champion Atletico Madrid is among six teams seeking the final three qualifying places Thursday. They will be joined in Friday’s draw by the eight third-place teams from the first round of the Champions League.

Liverpool, which already had qualified, left out most of its regular starters for a 0-0 home draw with Utrecht.

Dortmund tied Sevilla 2-2 when it needed a win to advance. Shinji Kagawa put the Bundesliga leader ahead in the fourth minute, but Sevilla took the lead on goals by Ndri Romaric and Frederic Kanoute. Neven Subotic, who grew up in Salt Lake City, retied it in the 49th,

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