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.

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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.

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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 .

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.

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