UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE – Round of 16 (1st Leg)

UEFA Europa League


March 9, 2017

APOEL             0-1           Anderlecht

                                                       Nicolae Stanciu 29’


Anderlecht started their Round of 16 match on the right foot; a win and an away goal.


Rostov             1-1             Manchester United

Aleksandr Bukharov 53’              Henrik Mkhitaryan 35’


Manchester United got an away goal to take back to Old Trafford. Rostov came from a goal behind to to avoid a home defeat against Manchester United.  


Copenhagen         2-1       Ajax

Rasmus Falk 1’                                  Kasper Dolberg 32’
Andreas Cornelius 60’


Andreas Cornelius goal in the second half gave Copenhagen a home victory. However Ajax got an important away goal to give them a good chance of overturning this fixture.


Celta Vigo          2-1           Krasnodar

Daniel Wass 50’                                Viktor Claesson 56’
Claudio Beauvue 90’



Krasnodar will have an away goal to depend on to help them get into the quarterfinals after Celta Vigo got a late goal to seal the victory in the first leg.


Schalke 04         1-1         Borussia Monchengladbach

Guido Burgstaller 25’                   Jonas Hofmann 15’


The two German sides couldn’t separate themselves on the scoreboard. The away goal give Monchengladbach an advantage in the second leg.


Lyon                  4-2            Roma

Mouctar Diakhaby 8’                       Mohamed Salah 20’
Corentin Tolisso 47’                         Federico Fazio 33’
Nabil Fekir 74’
Alexandre Lacazette 90’+2’

Olympique Lyonnais v As Roma - Uefa Europa League Round of 16 first leg : News Photo

Lyon secured home victory after coming from a goal down and scoring three goals in the second half.


Olympiacos         1-1         Besiktas

Esteban Cambiasso 36’                 Vincent Aboubakar 53’


A goal in each half shared evenly. All to play for in the second leg.


Gent        2-5        Genk

Samuel Kalu 27’             Ruslan Malinovsky 21’
Kalifa Coulibaly 61’        Omar Colley 33’
                                            Mbwana Samata 41’ 72’
                                            Jere Uronen 45’+2’

UEFA Europa League'KAA Gent v KRC Genk' : News Photo

It was a disaster a first-half disaster for Gent, as they headed into the dressing room at the wrong end of a ‘4-1’ score line.

Genk got 5 away goals against Gent when the Belgian sides met for the first leg of their Europa League Round of 16 match.


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