Sevilla beat Roma within the spherical of 16 whereas Bayer Leverkusen additionally certified for the quarter-finals.
- Associated Press Duisburg
- Last Updated: August 7, 2020, 12:46 AM IST
Sevilla beat Roma 2-Zero within the spherical of 16 on Thursday to remain within the hunt for a document sixth Europa League title, as Bayer Leverkusen additionally certified for the quarterfinals.
Full-back Sergio Reguilon gave Sevilla the lead with a surging run by means of the Roma protection and a shot previous keeper Pau Lopez within the 22nd minute. Youssef En-Nesyri added the second simply earlier than halftime, tapping in a low cross from Lucas Ocampos.
Sevilla might simply have scored extra, with two photographs hitting the crossbar and a objective overturned for offside on video evaluate. Playing after a packed run of Serie A video games, Roma didn’t muster a single shot on course within the first half and only one within the second.
It was a single sport at a impartial venue in Germany as a result of no first leg was performed in March earlier than the season was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sevilla subsequent faces a quarterfinal in opposition to both Wolverhampton or Olympiakos on Tuesday.
Bayer Leverkusen cruised into the quarterfinals, beating Rangers 1-Zero on Thursday because of a robust shot from Moussa Diaby for a 4-1 mixture win. Leverkusen takes on Inter Milan within the quarterfinals Monday.
Later Thursday, Wolverhampton bids to succeed in its first European quarterfinal since 1972 in opposition to Olympiakos with the rating degree at 1-1 from the primary leg. Basel tries to carry on to a 3-Zero lead over Eintracht Frankfurt.
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