BERLIN — Franco Di Santo claimed a hat trick and Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored another goal as Schalke beat Asteras Tripoli 4-0 at home in the Europa League on Thursday.
Di Santo completed his feat with a penalty before the break and Huntelaar, who otherwise had a quiet evening, claimed his 49th goal in UEFA competitions in the 84th after a fine pass from Leroy Sane.
Also in Group K, Sparta Prague defeated APOEL 2-0.
Stephan El Shaarawy scored late for Monaco to snatch a 1-1 draw against Tottenham. Azerbaijani side Qarabag defeated Anderlecht 1-0 in the other Group J match.
Also, Athletic Bilbao lost 2-1 at AZ Alkmaar and Partizan Belgrade won 3-1 at Augsburg in Group L.
Giuseppe Rossi rounded off the scoring as Fiorentina won 4-0 at Belenenses.