Europa League round-up: Napoli through, Bayer Leverkusen out
Last Updated: 22/02/19 7:54am
Napoli advanced to the Europa League last 16 with a 2-0 win over Zurich, giving them a 5-1 aggregate win, but Bayer Leverkusen were knocked out by Krasnodar.
Adam Ounas set up Simone Verdi to volley in the Napoli opener just before the break before scoring himself in the 75th minute.
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A dramatic finish saw Krasnodar knock out Bayer Leverkusen, with their second leg and the tie both finishing 1-1. Magomed Suleymanov finally broke the deadlock between the two sides in the 84th minute and though Charles Aranguiz quickly replied the visitors had the decisive away goal.
Goals from Matias Vecino, Andrea Ranocchia, Ivan Perisic and Matteo Politano saw Inter Milan rout Rapid Vienna 4-0 for a 5-0 aggregate win.
Chelsea and Arsenal eased into the last-16 draw - which takes place on Friday - with wins against Malmo and BATE receptively, while Celtic were knocked out by Valencia.
Rennes enjoyed a 3-1 win away to Real Betis to go through with a 6-4 aggregate win. Ramy Bensebaini and Adrien Hunou put Rennes in control and they hung on after Giovani Lo Celso got a goal back late in the first half, with M'Baye Niang scoring a third in stoppage time.
Pablo Fornals' late goal sent Villarreal through as a 1-1 draw with Sporting Lisbon was enough for a 2-1 aggregate win. Sporting took the lead against the run of play through Bruno Fernandes but could not hold out after Jefferson saw red five minutes into the second half.
Dinamo Zagreb cruised to a 3-0 home win over Viktoria Plzen, turning their tie around to advance 4-2 with goals from Mislav Orsic, Emir Dilaver and Bruno Petkovic.
RB Salzburg thrashed Club Brugge 4-0 to advance 5-2, with Patson Daka's double following Xaver Schlager's opener, and Munas Dabbur making up for an early missed penalty by adding a fourth in stoppage time.
Zenit St Petersburg are through after winning an engaging match with Fenerbahce 3-1 to advance 3-2, the decisive goal coming from Saradar Azmoun with 14 minutes left.
Fran Sol's 32nd minute goal gave Dynamo Kiev a 1-0 win over Olympiakos and a 3-2 aggregate victory, while a goalless draw was enough for Benfica to knock out Galatasaray 2-1 on aggregate.
Eintracht Frankfurt beat Shakhtar Donetsk 4-1 for a 6-3 aggregate win, while Slavia Prague won 4-1 away to Genk to advance after a goalless first leg.