Thursday, March 18, 2010

Fantastic Fulham Knock Juve out, and Liverpool Pummel Lille

Sports News - March 18, 2010The Europa League has no trouble making itself known, with some fantastic results and upsets, it really seems to be heating up in the race for the cup.

Hamburger get past Anderlecht with a fantastic aggregate scoreline of 6-5 in favour to the Germans.

Wolfsburg are able to go through against Rubin Kazan, a 2-1 win at home in extra time helped clinch the next round.

Atletico Madrid go through on away goals, after a tense 0-0 at home, Atletico were able to get a 2-2 draw in Lisbon and go through on away goals.

Liverpool have no trouble with Lille, after a disappointing 1-0 defeat, the reds unleashed a 3-0 win at Anfield with two from Torres, and one from Gerrard.

Benfica slip through Olympique Marseille with a 3-2 aggregate scoreline, and Standard Liege have little difficulty with Panathinaikos, getting a 4-1 aggregate scoreline.

Fulham pull off a fantastic comeback, after losing 3-1 in Turin, they went back to Craven Cottage and won 4-1, with a beautiful goal by Dempsey who chipped it into the top left corner, helping Fulham go through with 5-4 on aggregate.

Valencia and Werder Bremen fight one of the best games of the season, a 4-4 draw which was preceded by a 1-1 draw let the Spaniards go through on away goals, David Villa got a hat trick, reminding us all that he could be one to look out for in the upcoming World Cup.

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