Peter Bosz is no longer active in the Europa League with Bayer Leverkusen. The Swiss Young Boys switched the club to the Dutch trainer. Also the Corona hit Club Brugge will not be in the box for the draw on Friday. Dinamo Kiev was too strong.
Trainer Peter Bosz is stranded with Leverkusen in the Europa League. The German club had to give itself a win on its own field against Young Boys. The return ended in 0-2, after 4-3 in Switzerland.
Leverkusen joined defender Daley Sinkgraven and midfielder Jeremie Frimpong. Timothy Fosu-Mensah stayed on the couch. The opening goal fell shortly after the rest and came to the name of the Frenchman Theoson Siebatcheu. In the final phase Christian Fassnacht decided the diptych: 0-2.
Bruges now also felled by Kiev
Club Brugge, with Ruud Vormer and Bas Dost, went down on his own field against Dinamo Kiev: 0-1, after 1-1 in Ukraine. The Belgian champion missed no less than six players due to a corona infection, including Noa Lang and Stefano Denswil. Also head coach Philippe Clement was missing from Bruges. They saw from behind the television that Vitaly Buyalsky made the decisive hit in the final phase.
Leicester City lost 0-2 in Slavia Prague‘s own field, the first duel ended in 0-0. Serdar Gözübüyük was the leader in Leicester. Both goals fell after rest. First it was Lukas Provod and then Abdallah Sima.
Manchester United, without Donny van de Beek, stayed in his own stadium against Real Sociedad at 0-0, and last week the English club won well in Turin (0-4). Manchester United escaped in the return from an early lag. Mikel Oyarzabal missed a penalty for the visitors.
AC Milan had on its own field against Red Star Belgrade sufficient to draw 1-1 to continue in the tournament. The Serbs held hope for a long time, but after a second yellow card for Marko Gobeljic twenty minutes before the match was played. In the first game, both clubs came out at 2-2.
AS Roma, with Rick Karsdorp in the base team, defeated SC Braga in the return: 3-1. In Portugal, the Romans had won 2-0.
Dinamo Zagreb also placed himself in the eighth finals. FC Krasnodar, with Tonny Vilhena as base player, was recruited: 1-0. In Russia it had already become 2-3 in favor of the Croats.
Arsenal in delightful duel along Benfica
Arsenal has eliminated Benfica in the Europa League. In the return, the English club defeated the Portuguese team with 3-2 in an exciting match. After the draw last week in the first race (1-1), this was enough for a place in the eighth finals.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put Arsenal on the lead in the 21st minute. Just before the rest, Diogo made Gonçalves equal. After more than an hour, Benfica took the lead by a hit by Rafa Silva. Only 5 minutes later Kieran Tierney brought the tension back (2-2). It was again Aubameyang who headed for the next round in the 87th minute Arsenal. Both hits from the Gabonese came the assist of Bukayo Saka.
Arsenal’s home duel was played in Piraeus, Greece because of the travel restrictions in the current coronapandemic. Björn Kuipers served as an arbitrator. He handed out one yellow card to Adel Taarabt (Benfica).
Granada throws Napoli out
Napoli did not save against Granada CF. The Italian club won on its own field with 2-1, but that was not enough after the defeat of 2-0 in Spain. For Napoli, Piotr Zielinski (1-0) and Fabián Ruiz (2-1) scored. The precious hit of Granada came in the 25th minute to Angel Montoro.
Napoli joined the last 32 as a group winner, and in the same group AZ did not qualify for the knockout phase as number three. Granada finished second in the pool behind PSV.
Rangers also won the second match against Antwerp: 5-2. Shachtar Donetsk beat Maccabi Tel Aviv for the second time: 1-0. Villarreal defeated opponent Red Bull Salzburg again (2-1). Hoffenheim was surprised by Molde (0-2) on his own field. The first duel ended in 3-3.