Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the winner as Barcelona fought again from a purpose all the way down to beat Galatasaray 2-1 on Thursday to e book their spot within the Europa League quarter-finals, whereas Andriy Yarmolenko scored an extra-time winner as West Ham knocked out Sevilla.
After a goalless first leg on the Camp Nou final week, Xavi Hernandez’s Barca trailed on mixture within the final 16 when Marcao headed Galatasaray right into a Twenty eighth-minute lead on the evening in Istanbul.
However 19-year-old midfielder Pedri drew the guests degree earlier than the break.
The Catalan giants, enjoying in Europe’s second-tier competitors for the primary time since 2004 after a Champions League group-stage exit, cast forward for the primary time within the tie lower than 5 minutes into the second half.
Aubameyang, a January signing after his contract with Arsenal was ended, tapped in from Frenkie de Jong’s move to attain his seventh purpose for the membership.
Barcelona will now flip their attentions to this weekend’s Clasico in opposition to Actual Madrid on the Santiago Bernabeu.
“We performed a match of giant persona,” stated Xavi. “It was a terrific efficiency to combat again on a floor like this in opposition to an excellent crew.”
Xavi’s males sit third within the La Liga desk, 15 factors behind runaway leaders Actual, as they appear to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League.
Ukrainian worldwide Yarmolenko scored for the second time in every week after additionally netting in opposition to Aston Villa on the weekend as West Ham beat document six-time winners Sevilla 2-0 on the London Stadium.
Trailing 1-0 after the primary leg, David Moyes’ aspect levelled the tie within the thirty ninth minute by means of Tomas Soucek.
The match went to further time, and Yarmolenko pounced after Pablo Fornals’ shot was saved to ship West Ham into the quarters of a serious European competitors for the primary time since 1981.
Yarmolenko was given day off by the membership after Russia invaded Ukraine, and he has now scored in each of his appearances since.
“Andriy Yarmolenko is such a stunning man,” striker Michail Antonio advised BT Sport. “I can’t think about what he’s going by means of. He’s obtained a completion now. Hopefully he can hold doing it.”
– Rangers march on –
Rangers reached the final eight for the primary time since dropping the 2008 UEFA Cup last to Zenit Saint Petersburg regardless of a 2-1 second-leg loss to Crimson Star Belgrade in Serbia.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s aspect took a 3-0 lead into the second leg.
The Scottish champions suffered a setback early on when Mirko Ivanic scored, however Ryan Kent all however ended the tie as a contest 11 minutes after the break with an equaliser.
El Fardou Ben’s late penalty gave Crimson Star the comfort of a win on the day, however Rangers march on and proceed their bid for a primary European trophy since lifting the 1972 Cup Winners’ Cup.
“I’m very proud — it’s a terrific achievement to achieve the final eight”, van Bronckhorst stated.
Elsewhere within the final 16, Atalanta wrapped up a 4-2 mixture success over Bayer Leverkusen as Jeremie Boga’s injury-time strike secured a 1-0 win in Germany.
Monaco bowed out as Abel Ruiz scored the one purpose within the principality for Braga, who progressed 3-1 within the tie.
Lyon booked their place within the subsequent spherical with a 2-1 mixture success over Porto, whereas Eintracht Frankfurt scored within the 121st minute to beat Actual Betis in further time.
Leicester continued their run within the Europa Convention League as they edged out in-form Rennes 3-2 on mixture regardless of a 2-1 second-leg defeat.
Defender Wesley Fofana, enjoying for the primary time this season after harm, scored the all-important second-half purpose for Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes.
Jose Mourinho’s Roma edged by means of as England striker Tammy Abraham’s late strike salvaged a 1-1 second-leg draw with Vitesse and a 2-1 mixture win.
PSV Eindhoven thrashed FC Copenhagen 4-0 in Denmark after a 4-4 first-leg draw to undergo, with Marseille additionally into the last-eight hat after profitable 2-1 at Basel after victory by the identical scoreline within the first leg.
PAOK, Slavia Prague, Feyenoord and Norwegians Bodo/Glimt all additionally booked their locations in Friday’s draw.