News : Europa League – Mourinho fails with Tottenham at Zagreb – Sport
Arsenal FC dragged themselves into the quarter-finals of the Europa League with Bernd Leno, Manchester United wrestled AC Milan down, Tottenham Hotspur failed spectacularly – the appearances of the major English clubs shaped the second leg of the second leg on Thursday evening. Arsenal and the German national goalkeeper Leno lost against Olympiacos Piraeus 0-1 (0-0), but they drank from the first leg success: In Greece the Gunners had won 3-1.
The English record champions from Manchester won 1-0 (0-0) in Milan thanks to Paul Pogba’s goal (48th) and thus prevented an annoying end: In the first leg, the unnecessary 1: 1 equalization for Milan only fell in stoppage time. In the second leg, the Italians did without the last ailing Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a long time, the Swede only came on in the 65th minute.
Tottenham went down at Dinamo Zagreb with 0: 3 (0: 2, 0: 0) after extra time. Team manager Jose Mourinho’s title contender brought home a 2-0 lead from the first leg. Mislav Orsic (62nd / 82nd) equalized this in the second half – and added the decisive third goal (106th) in extra time.
Glasgow lose to Slavia Prague
AS Roma and Ajax Amsterdam made it one round confidently. The top Italian club won 2: 1 (0: 0) in Ukraine after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 in the first leg. Ajax followed the 3-0 win against Leverkusen-defeated Young Boys Bern in Switzerland with a 2-0 (1-0) result.
Villarreal FC had no problems in the 2-0 (2-0) against Dynamo Kiev (first leg 2-0), but the Glasgow Rangers around team manager Steven Gerrard failed: After the 1-1 at Slavia Prague, the Scots lost their home game with 0 : 2 (0: 1).
For the Norwegians from Molde FK, who had defeated TSG Hoffenheim in the previous round, the European Cup season is also over. A 2: 1 (1: 0) against FC Granada was not enough, Molde lost the first leg with 0: 2. The quarter-finals will be drawn on Friday.