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Legia Warsaw beat Spartak Moscow as Europa League starts

MOSCOW — Legia Warsaw scored in a stoppage time to beat Spartak Moscow 1-0 in Wednesday’s opening game of this season’s Europa League group stage.

Spartak created many more chances than Polish visitors but failed to resolve Legia’s 41-year-old goalkeeper, Artur Boruc.

Legia took full advantage of Ernest Muci’s midfielder to grab the three points with a 91st minute goal from substitute Lirim Kastrati.

Leicester and Napoli will complete Group C and play on Thursday.

Legia and Spartak played the day before the other Europa League games of the week to avoid a clash with Spartak’s inter-city rival Lokomotiv Moscow, which hosted Marseille on Thursday.

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