Manchester United prevailed against AC Milan in the crash duel of the Europa League round of 16. The Red Devils won the second leg at San Siro 1-0 (0-0) thanks to a goal from Paul Pogba, who played his first game since the beginning of February after a protracted thigh injury and was only substituted after the break.
In the first leg, the unnecessary 1: 1 equalization for Milan only fell in stoppage time. In the second leg, the Italians did without the last ailing superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic for a long time, the Swede only came on in the 65th minute.
Tottenham Hotspur, on the other hand, gave up a 2-0 first leg win in the second leg against Dinamo Zagreb and lost in Croatia 3-0 after extra time. Mislav Orsic scored all three goals for Zagreb, shortly before the end of extra time the Spurs drama took its course when Harry Kane missed the chance to make it 3-1.
Arsenal FC, on the other hand, stumbled into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Londoners lost the second leg of the round of 16 against Olympiacos Piraeus 0-1 (0-0), but they drank from the first leg success: In Greece, the Gunners had won 3-1.
AS Roma, on the other hand, made it one lap ahead. The top Italian club also won 2: 1 (0: 0) in Ukraine after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0 in the first leg.
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In London, because of the clear first leg win, Arsenal were no longer in danger that this was enough, was also a credit to Leno. In the first half, both teams created great opportunities, Leno stayed in the duel with Youssef El Arabi for a long time and kept the zero for the English (19th).
Shortly after the break, El Arabi (51.) scored, but Leno had no chance when the Moroccan shot deflected. Piraeus were still missing two goals, but the Greeks decimated themselves. Ousseynou Ba saw a yellow card after a bump and then knocked the ball away, the Senegalese had to leave the field with a yellow-red (82nd).