Europa League Roundup: Favourites Inter Milan, Man United qualify as Copenhagen & Shakhtar pick easy wins

Europa League Roundup: Favourites Inter Milan, Man United qualify as Copenhagen & Shakhtar pick easy wins

Inter Milan and Manchester United booked places in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, following wins in their respective matches on Wednesday night. 

United were all-but in the next round thanks to a 5-0 lead from their first leg again LASK Lanz in Austria in March but did not rest on their backs as they registered a comfortable 2-1 on the night at Old Trafford. 

Jesse Lingard and Antony Martial scored on either side of a Philipp Wiesinger wonder goal to earn the Reds a 7-1 aggregate win.

In Italy, Inter Milan easily qualified thanks to a goal in each half from Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen. 

The Belgian scored the opener in the 33rd minute, following a lovely ball over the top from Alessandro Bastoni.

Getafe then got the chance to equalize from the spot, but Jorge Molina missed the penalty kick before the former Spurs man scored the second with seven minutes to go. 

There were two early kick-off matches, with FC Copenhagen moving into the quarters with an easy win against İstanbul Başakşehir.

The Danes trailed 1-0 from the first leg but were off the tracks first as Jonas Wind gave them a 4th-minute lead before adding a second on the 53rd minute. 

Rasmus Falk then added the third on the 62nd minute, with the visitors unable to find an answer to their hosts' clinical finishes. 

Elsewhere, 10-man Shakhtar left it late to beat Wolfsburg 3-0 and storm into the quarters. 

The hosts led 2-1 from the first leg and looked in danger of losing out especially after they were reduced to 10 men following Davit Khocholava's straight red card on the 68th minute. 

The advantage for the visitors however lasted for just two minutes as John Brooks was shown his second yellow to leave both teams with 10 men. 

The match then unexpectedly erupted in the last five minutes as the hosts took the lead in the 89th minute before adding a second and third in the 91st and 93rd minutes. 


  • Shakhtar 3-0 Wolfsburg
  • Copenhagen 3-0 İstanbul Başakşehir
  • Inter Milan 3-0 Getafe
  • Manchester United 2-1 LASK