Olympique Marseille, Atalanta Bergamo, AS Roma and Bayer Leverkusen qualified for the Europa League semi-finals

Olympique Marseille will meet Atalanta Bergamo, and AS Roma will face Bayer Leverkusen, in the Europa League football semifinals, after Thursday's matches, from the second leg of the quarter-finals, writes AGERPRES.

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Liverpool achieved only one record victory against Atalanta, 1-0 in Bergamo, after “the cormorants”
they lost at Anfield 0-3. Mohamed Salah scored the English goal (7), from the penalty.

Liverpool and Atalanta met before in the 2020/21 Champions League season, in the group stage, “the cormorants” winning 5-0 in Bergamo, and Atalanta 2-0 at Anfield.

Olympique Marseille defeated Benfica in penalty kicks, 4-2, after winning 1-0 at the end of extra time. Benfica won the round, 2-1.

Faris Moumbagna (80) scored the goal that sent the match into overtime. In the shootout, Argentine Angel Di Maria, an expert in penalties, missed (bar), alongside Antonio Silva, Joaquin Correa, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Leonardo Balerdi and Luis Henrique converted for OM, and for Benfica, Orkun Kokcu , Nicolas Otamendi.

AS Roma beat AC Milan 2-1, after beating San Siro 1-0.

The team coached by Daniele De Rossi opened the scoring through Gianluca Mancini (12), who had brought victory in Milan, and through Paulo Dybala (22). The hosts remained in ten men from the min. 31, when the Turkish Zeki Celik was eliminated, but Milan managed to score only once, through Matteo Gabbia (86).

In this Serie A season, the Giallorossi lost both duels with the Rossoneri, 1-2 at home and 1-3 away.

Bayer Leverkusen, the new champions of the Bundesliga, drew away with West Ham United, 1-1, after winning 2-0 in the round.

Michail Antonio (13) opened the scoring for “woodpeckers”and Jeremie Frimpong (89) saved Bayer from their first defeat of the season.

The semi-finals will take place on May 2 and 9, and the final will take place on May 22, at the Dublin Arena.


(+) Atalanta Bergamo – Liverpool 0-1

He scored: Mohamed Salah 7 – penalty.

On tour: 3-0.

(+) Olympique Marseille – Benfica Lisbon 1-0, after extra time; 4-2, on penalties

He scored: Faris Moumbagna 80.

They executed the penalty kicks in order: Angel Di Maria 0-0 (miss – crossbar), Joaquin Correa 1-0 (goal), Orkun Kokcu 1-1 (goal), Geoffrey Kondogbia 2-1 (goal), Nicolas Otamendi 2-2 (goal), Leonardo Balerdi 3-2 (goal), Antonio Silva 3-2 (miss – saved by Pau Lopez), Luis Henrique 4-2 (goal).

On tour: 1-2.

(+) AS Roma – AC Milan 2-1

They scored: Gianluca Mancini 12, Paulo Dybala 22, respectively Matteo Gabbia 86.

Red card: Zeki Celik (AS Roma, 31).

On tour: 1-0. West Ham United – (+) Bayer Leverkusen 1-1

They scored: Michail Antonio 13, respectively Jeremie Frimpong 89.

On tour: 0-2. The teams preceded by the (+) sign qualified for the semi-finals.