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EL and ECL round-up: Barcelona held at Eintracht Frankfurt and Jose Mourinho’s Roma crushed once more by Bodo/Glimt | Soccer Information

​​​​​Barcelona didn’t win an away match within the Europa League for the primary time after they had been held to a 1-1 draw by 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt within the first leg of their quarter-final on Thursday.

Former Manchester Metropolis ahead Ferran Torres salvaged the draw within the second-tier European competitors with an equaliser following a sequence of fluent passes across the field within the 66th minute.

Barcelona had been knocked out of the Champions League within the membership’s first post-Lionel Messi season. They’re taking part in for the primary time within the Europa League and by no means gained its precursor, the UEFA Cup, reaching the semi-finals on 4 events however not attending to a closing. Frankfurt gained that competitors in 1980.

Rebuilding below just lately employed coach Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona have relied on large away performances to get to the final eight, beating Napoli (4-2) and Galatasaray (2-1) on the street after first-leg residence attracts.

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Barcelona face Frankfurt within the return leg on the Nou Camp subsequent Thursday

In different video games, 10-man West Ham additionally drew 1-1 with Lyon. The Hammers have reached the quarter-finals of a European competitors for the primary time since 1981 after eliminating six-time champions Sevilla.

Atalanta goalkeeper Juan Musso saved a penalty and a follow-up try however he could not hold out an own-goal by Davide Zappacosta from the ensuing nook as RB Leipzig salvaged a 1-1 draw. Braga beat Scottish Premiership champions Rangers 1-0.

Bod.. 20220407..Bod.. / Glimt's Hugo Vetlesen, Ulrik Saltnes, Brice Wembangomo Runar Espejord and Elias Kristoffersen Hagen rejoice after scoring during the European conference league quarter final between Bod.. / Glimt and AS Roma at Aspmyra Stadium..Photo: Mats Torbergsen / NTB
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Bodo/Glimt beat Jose Mourinho’s Roma once more

Within the Europa Convention League, Roma, one of many favourites to win UEFA’s new third-tier competitors, didn’t get their revenge at Bodo/Glimt, dropping 2-1.

The Norwegian membership routed Roma 6-1 within the group stage for Jose Mourinho’s largest loss as a coach. Bodo/Glimt additionally earned a draw within the return match in Italy, and have eradicated Celtic and AZ Alkmaar within the knockout stage.

Lorenzo Pellegrini’s first-half aim regarded to have put Mourinho’s aspect on target for the win, however strikes from Ulrik Saltnes and Hugo Vetlesen turned the outcome round.

Elsewhere within the competitors, Leicester had been held 0-0 at residence by PSV Eindhoven, Marseille beat PAOK Salonika 2-1 and Slavia Prague earned a 3-3 draw at Feyenoord.

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Ex-West Ham participant Dimitri Payet scored as Marseille beat PAOK Salonika within the Europa Convention League

What’s subsequent for West Ham?

West Ham return to Premier League motion on Sunday once they journey to Brentford; kick-off at 2pm. The Europa League quarter-final second leg in opposition to Lyon takes place on April 14; kick-off at 8pm.

What’s subsequent for Rangers?


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Rangers return to Scottish Premiership motion on Sunday once they journey to St Mirren stay on Sky Sports activities Soccer; kick-off at 12pm. Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s aspect are six factors behind leaders Celtic after final weekend’s Previous Agency defeat.

The Europa League quarter-final second leg in opposition to Braga takes place at Ibrox on April 14; kick-off at 8pm.

What’s subsequent for Leicester?


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Leicester return to Premier League motion on Sunday once they host Crystal Palace; kick-off at 2pm. The Europa Convention League quarter-final second leg in opposition to PSV takes place on April 14; kick-off at 5.45pm.

Brendan Rodgers’ aspect then journey to Newcastle three days afterward Tremendous Sunday, stay on Sky Sports activities Premier League; kick-off at 2.15pm.

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