Leverkusen extend unbeaten run en route to final – Europa League

Bayer Leverkusen set a new European unbeaten record of 49 successive games in securing a late draw with Roma to reach the Europa League final. Josip Stanisic scored with the last kick of the game in the 97th minute to earn Xabi Alonso’s side a 2-2 draw on the night and a 4-2 aggregate victory. Roma drew level in the tie through two Leandro Paredes penalties but were stunned by yet another late Leverkusen comeback.

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Atalanta blow away Marseille to reach Europa League final

Ademola Lookman scored as Atalanta sealed their place in the Europa League final with a 4-1 aggregate win over Marseille at the Gewiss Stadium. The former Everton and Fulham winger scored on the half-hour mark when his deflected strike drifted beyond visiting keeper Pau Lopez into the bottom corner.

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Scamacca on target as Atalanta hold Marseille to a draw

It was honours even at the Stade Velodrome as Marseille – via a fantastic equaliser from Chancel Mbemba – recovered from going a goal down to secure a draw from their UEFA Europa League first leg tie with Liverpool’s conquerors Atalanta. Gianluca Scamacca who had given the visitors the lead with a fine drilled finish.

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Andrich stunner puts Leverkusen in the ascendancy against Roma

Bayer Leverkusen claimed a 2-0 first-leg victory at Roma to take command of their Europa League semi-final. A first half strike from Florian Wirtz and a stunning effort from Robert Andrich gave the Bundesliga champions only their second win in Italy. Roma had just two shots on target with striker Romelu Lukaku cutting an isolated figure.

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Roma restore pride as United march into Europa League final

Roma restored some pride with a 3-2 win over Manchester United in the Eternal City tonight but the Red Devils march on to the Europa League final 8-2 on aggregate. Edinson Cavani once again grabbed a brace against I Giallorossi.

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