Europa League Wrap: Arsenal, Atletico And Lazio Earn Advantage

Europa League Wrap: Arsenal, Atletico And Lazio Earn Advantage

Arsenal, on the other hand, fought valiantly to brush aside CSKA Moscow 4-1 at home.

Koke's goal after 23 seconds set Europa League favourites Atletico Madrid on their way to a quarter-final first-leg on over Sporting Lisbon.

Both scorers took advantage of sloppy defending, with Diego Costa setting up Koke for the opener while Griezmann capitalised on an error by fellow Frenchman Jeremy Mathieu to fire a crisp low shot into the bottom corner.

Spanish football giants Atletico Madrid defeated Sporting Lisbon 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal tie here.

Aleksandr Golovin curled home a wonderful free-kick after haphazard defending from Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny to level six minutes later.

The second legs take place next Thursday.

Arsenal then restored its lead as Lacazette converted a penalty in the 23rd minute after Mesut Ozil was fouled.

Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, live updates
Kelly Simm has helped England to silver in the women's team gymnastics competition at the Commonwealth games . Indian weightlifters have claimed two gold and a silver thus far in this edition of the Games.

Man arrested in violent armed robbery from March
Police later learned that one of the victim's debit cards was used at a Walgreens in Racine to purchase a gift card. Investigators matched Garner's DNA to the scene, but have not yet identified the second masked man.

Tim Tebow homers on first pitch in Double-A debut
Tebow delivered the biggest hit of the game. "But from the first time I saw him to this spring he's made some nice improvements". Yes, Tebow hit.226 with a.656 OPS last season at the A level of the Mets organization, but he really struggled this spring.

The striker also scored from the spot on Sunday in a 3-0 victory over Stoke after returning from knee surgery as a substitute.

"Indeed, we think we're even [with Sporting] for this qualifying round, Sporting have a great coach, a very capable man, the teams he's trained always did a good job".

"It's an important achievement to be runner-up in an important competition such as the Champions League but it's always better to be the champion, that's obvious".

Lazio went back in front when Marco Parolo produced a backheel from a Luis Alberto pass before substitute Takumi Minamino equalized again for Salzburg.

But Felipe Anderson and Ciro Immobile, who has now scored 37 goals this season, put Lazio in control of the tie.

Elsewhere, RB Leipzig lead French giants Marseille 1-0 as German global striker Timo Werner got the only goal for the Bundesliga side.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump's new tariff policy on Chinese goods sparks fear of trade war
Apr 09, 2018 - 05:52
In office he has made overtures to Xi and pressed China for help with derailing North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Earlier in the week, Trump threatened to introduce tariffs against China worth up to $150 billion annually.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for joke amid Sean Hannity Twitter feud
Apr 09, 2018 - 05:15
After Kimmel's monologue aired on ABC, Hannity called him " Harvey Weinstein jr" on Twitter and threatened to say more on Friday. Kimmel turned to his show sidekick, Guillermo Rodriguez, and said, "you could be first lady of the United States".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top EPL: Liverpool pick point at Everton
Apr 09, 2018 - 04:26
Ahead of the weekend's clash of The Reds and The Toffees clash in the 231st Merseyside derby , Liverpool looks to be in a crunch. Karius has made 23 Reds appearances this season, impressively shipping just 18 goals and keeping 13 clean sheets.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Paris-Roubaix: Michael Goolaerts dies after crash
Apr 09, 2018 - 04:18
Terpstra, whose Quick-Step team had been expected to dominate the race, said nothing could have been done to stop the Slovak. The pair exited the final major cobble section of the Carrefour de l'Arbre with 15km remaining with a minute's lead.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Facebook tightens issue ads, political ads to prevent election interference
Apr 08, 2018 - 07:15
Facebook is working to strengthen its system ahead of this year's USA midterm elections and other elections around the world. Facebook Indonesia Head of Public Policy Ruben Hattari says they will keep cooperating with the Indonesian government.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump Tower fire leaves 1 seriously injured
Apr 08, 2018 - 06:53
The blaze was quickly knocked down as firefighters sweep the source of the blaze in the skyscraper, according to fire officials. Nigro said the fire broke out at around 5:30 p.m. and fire engines and ladders were there within five minutes.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Judge sets Conor McGregor's at $50K after UFC bus attack
Apr 08, 2018 - 06:42
Ray Borg's flyweight bout also was canceled because Borg suffered multiple corneal abrasions, the UFC said. "It's disgusting. McGregor's attorney, Jim Walden, asked the judge to allow his client to travel and "pursue his craft".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top YouTube shooter purchased gun at San Diego dealer
Apr 07, 2018 - 06:01
Additionally, her father, Ismail Aghdam , called Mountain View police and warned them that the shooter may be headed for YouTube . San Bruno police say she practiced shooting at a local gun range on Tuesday before driving to YouTube headquarters.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Plans For Luxury Space Hotel Unveiled
Apr 07, 2018 - 05:00
Branson originally said flights would begin in 2009, but an official date has yet to be set for its maiden voyage. Orion Span's technology enables us to bring down the cost of visiting and living in space by orders of magnitude.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top West Bengal BJP To Approach Supreme Court For Free, Fair Panchayat Polls
Apr 07, 2018 - 05:00
The Opposition has become one, irrespective of the diktats of their respective leaders, to fight the Trinamool. Already unofficial alliances have been formed in Rampurhat and Mayureswar in Birbhum district.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Correspondents' Association head didn't know Trump would be announcing dinner decision Friday
Apr 07, 2018 - 04:33
The White House is trying to clarify President Trump's comment about women being raped while trying to enter the US illegally. Pictured above is Trump at the White House on April 5, 2018. "So much of the media is dishonest and corrupt!" he wrote.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case
Apr 07, 2018 - 04:26
Johnson & Johnson maintains that its products are not carcinogenic and have never contained traces of asbestos fibers. A jury awarded $30 million to a man who was diagnosed with mesothelioma after using talcum powder for decades.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Wizards Collapse Against Cavs, Pacers Drop Warriors
Apr 07, 2018 - 04:21
In the span of 1 minute, 40 seconds to start the fourth quarter, Golden State cut Indiana's lead in half. They built a 20-point lead in the third quarter. "Caring in general was the main problem", Kerr said .

Magnitude 6 quake hits Mindanao areas
Apr 06, 2018 - 02:22
A strong natural disaster struck the Channel Islands region on Thursday afternoon and rattled much of Southern California. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the natural disaster hit at 11:53 a.m.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Champions League: That goal, I didn't expect to score that goal - Ronaldo
Apr 06, 2018 - 01:21
It came at a time when Juventus were dominating the ball in the second half and had put the Real defence under a lot of pressure. Even coach Zinedine Zidane who is a master of scoring jaw-dropping goals, could not believe his eyes.