Europa League: Barcelona attain quarters, Sevilla knocked out by West Ham

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the profitable objective for Barcelona to safe a 2-1 victory over Galatasaray on Thursday and ship the struggling European powerhouse into the quarterfinals of the Europa League.

Fellow Spanish group Sevilla was knocked out of the competitors it has received a file six instances, shedding to West Ham after Ukraine ahead Andriy Yarmolenko scored the decisive objective in further time. West Ham received 2-0 to advance 2-1 on mixture, reaching the quarterfinals of a European competitors for the primary time since 1981.

Aubameyang netted from shut vary 4 minutes into the second half as Barcelona got here from a objective down to keep up its possibilities of ending the season with a trophy.

The Spanish large, which is taking part in Europe’s second-tier competitors after failing to advance to the Champions League knockout levels for the primary time since 2004, was held to a 0-0 draw at dwelling by the Turkish membership within the first leg final week.

Rangers reached the quarterfinals on a 4-2 mixture rating regardless of shedding 2-1 to Pink Star at Belgrade. Atalanta additionally superior 4-2 on mixture after profitable 1-0 at Bayer Leverkusen whereas Portuguese membership Braga progressed after holding Monaco 1-1.

Sevilla’s cross-city rival Betis was additionally eradicated by Eintracht Frankfurt in further time.

Lyon beat Porto 2-1 on mixture after a 1-1 draw at dwelling.

Within the inaugural Europa Convention League, Leicester superior 3-2 on mixture regardless of a 2-1 away loss to Rennes.

Jose Mourinho’s Roma wanted an injury-time equalizer by England ahead Tammy Abraham to salvage a 1-1 dwelling draw towards Vitesse and safe a spot within the quarterfinals.

Of the 4 Dutch groups within the final 16, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord cruised into the quarterfinals whereas AZ Alkmaar and Vitesse have been knocked out.

Marseille, PAOK, Bodo/Glimt and Slavia Prague additionally superior.


Barcelona, which additionally wanted an away win at Napoli simply to succeed in the spherical of 16, appeared to be in hassle when Marcao headed within the opener for Galatasaray off Alexandru Cicaldau’s nook within the twenty eighth minute.

However 19-year-old Pedri went previous two defenders each lunging to cease an anticipated shot earlier than equalizing with a composed low end previous goalkeeper Inaki Pena 9 minutes later.

Aubameyang’s header hit the crossbar within the first-half harm time however was in the proper place to show in a squared cross from Frenkie de Jong, who had collected the rebound after a great save by Pena.

U.S. defender Sergino Dest limped off within the 56th minute after grabbing a hamstring.

Yarmolenko netted his second objective in 5 days after additionally scoring for West Ham within the Premier League on Sunday in his first look since Russia’s invasion of his homeland. The substitute was available to faucet in a rebound after Pablo Fornals’ shot was parried into his path.

Czech Republic midfielder Tomas Soucek headed within the opening objective for West Ham.

Borja Iglesias scored within the remaining minute for Actual Betis to pressure further time at Frankfurt however Martin Hinteregger netted for Eintracht within the remaining seconds of additional time to ship the German membership by means of 3-2 on mixture.

Midfielder Mirko Ivanic gave Pink Star some hope with a first-half objective earlier than Ryan Kent’s deflected shot discovered the again of the web to revive a three-goal mixture benefit for Rangers.

El FardouBen Nabouhane gave Pink Star the comfort win on the night time by changing a penalty in harm time.

Braga held a 2-0 benefit after the primary leg and Abel Ruiz stretched it to a few in Monaco earlier than Axel Disasi equalized within the remaining minute.

Substitute Jeremie Boga scored the lone objective in second-half stoppage time to safe Atalanta’s 1-0 win at Leverkusen.

Leipzig superior routinely as its opponent Spartak Moscow was amongst Russian golf equipment expelled from worldwide competitions following the nation’s navy invasion of Ukraine.


Leicester, the one English group within the final 16, had a 2-0 lead over Rennes from the primary leg however the French membership’s midfielder Benjamin Bourigeaud pulled a objective again early. Leicester defender Wesley Fofana headed in an equalizer off a nook kick within the second half in his first look of the season after seven months out with a damaged leg. Substitute Flavien Tait put Rennes again forward within the 78th however the French membership was denied an important third objective when goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel pulled off a great save to cease Serhou Guirassy’s effort with 5 minutes left.

Vitesse regarded set to take Roma to further time because of Maximilian Wittek’s objective within the 62nd, however Abraham netted his tournament-high seventh objective of the competitors to take the Italian membership by means of.

Feyenoord added a 3-1 dwelling victory over Partizan to win 8-3 on mixture.

After an exhilarating 4-4 dwelling draw with Copenhagen within the first leg, PSV Eindhoven routed the Danish facet 4-0 after two targets from Israeli ahead Eran Zahavi.

Marseille got here from a objective right down to beat Basel 2-1 for a 4-2 mixture rating.

Norwegian champion Bodo/Glimt wanted further time to advance after a 2-1 win for AZ Alkmaar left the mixture rating tied at 3-3. Proper-back Alfons Sampsted flicked in a low cross within the a hundred and fifth minute to ship the Norwegian facet by means of.

PAOK received 2-1 away at Gent to make it by means of 3-1 on mixture.

Slavia Prague was main 3-1 at Austria’s LASK however was decreased to 9 males after receiving two purple playing cards and misplaced the sport 4-3. However having received the primary leg 4-1, the Czech group nonetheless progressed.

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