Aberdeen and Hibs recorded comfortable wins to put themselves in pole position in their Europa Conference League ties. 5-1 and 3-0 wins respectively puts them in a commanding position for next week's return legs in Sweden and Andorra.
Tougher matches await the Scottish duo but they'll be delighted with their night's work and another step closer to the group stages of the competition.
Linfield were also big winners with a 4-0 win over Bosnian side Borac while Larne were flying the flag for Northern Ireland too with a 2-1 win over Aarhus.
Well done to everyone that managed a winner on last night's Conference League matches.
Elsewhere on Thursday the men's football tournament at the Olympics kicked-off. Brazil's impressive 4-2 win over Germany in Japan has seen them shorten to 2/1 favourites to win the gold medal. Spain are second faves despite an opening 0-0 draw with Egypt.
Australia's 2-0 win over Argentina was biggest surprise of the day but the Aussies are still 100/1 outsiders for gold. The next round of matches take place on Monday – all live on Eurosport's channels.
Friday is a quiet one with just a handful of games across European top flights. Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg. Coach Jesse Marsch has departed for RB Leipzig but that shouldn't stop Die Roten Bullen from dominating the domestic scene once more.
The 8-in-a-row champions are just 1/5 to defend their crown and start at Sturm Graz where they're 8/15 to win. Add in Over 2.5 Goals in the match and you've got an even money BetBuilder at Bet365.
Our main focus is in the MLS where Tolu has previewed an early match between Austin FC and Seattle Sounders.
We'll add more previews for the weekend matches on Friday ahead of the final round of matches in the Premier Sports Cup group stages in Scotland. Good luck if you're having a bet today.
- Red Bull Salzburg to Win & Over 2.5 Goals 1/1 (Bet 365 BetBuilder)
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Friday's Racing Tips
A 2/1 winner yesterday from Rizzel, he has two singles and a double for Friday's racing.
As always, let us know your tips and predictions for Friday in the comment section below and good luck with all your bets!