Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Europa League: Terrible night for Manchester

Europa League: Terrible night for Manchester

Manchester City and Manchester United crashed out of the Europa League - the last two remnants of the Premiership and the current two leading teams have gone. City was knocked out by a fiery Sporting Clube de Portugal and United lost both legs to Athletic Bilbao, Spain.

Matches Second leg (First leg in brackets)

  

Manchester City (ENG) 3 Sporting CP (POR) 2

(0-1) AGG: 3-3 Sporting (away goals)

 

Schalke (GER) 4 Twente (NETH) 1

(0-1) AGG: 4-2 Schalke

 

Besiktas (TUR) 0 Atlético (SPA) 3

(1-3) AGG: 1-6 Atlético (Madrid)

 

Olympiakos (GRE) 1 Metalist (UKR)  2

(1-0) AGG: 2-2 Metalist (away goals)

     

Athletic (SPA) 2 Manchester United (ENG) 1

(3-2) AGG: 5-3 Athletic Bilbao

           

Hannover (GER) 4 St. Liège (BEL) 0

(2-2) AGG: 6-2 Hannover

 

PSV (NETH) 1 Valencia (SPA) 1

(2-4) AGG: 3-5 Valencia

 

Udinese (ITA) 2 AZ (NETH)  1

(0-2) AGG: 2-3 AZ Alkmaar

 

The quarter-finals draw will be made Friday March 16.

 

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

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