Blind with United further in the Europa League, Van Persie and Lens off


Blind with United further in the Europa League, Van Persie and Lens off

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Daley Blind on Wednesday with Manchester United is easily the eighth-finals of the Europa League reached. Also Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Schalke 04 joined the last sixteen, while the Fenerbahçe coach Dick Advocaat is turned off.

Blind played the whole match at Manchester United, in the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard against Saint-Etienne to a 3-0 lead and defended from the heenwedstrijd.

The home team was hoping to have a miracle in the return, but any excitement was soon no more. Henrikh Mkhitaryan made after a quarter of an hour for the 0-1, which makes Saint-Etienne have five times had to score to go through.

The number five of the French Ligue 1 knew goalkeeper Sergio Romero, however, no time to pass. United ended the match even with ten man, after Eric Bailly in a span of three minutes, two times yellow got.

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Robin van Persie and despite getting Lens with Fenerbahçe turned off. The two Dutchmen played the whole game, but could the team of Lawyer is not necessary to win help on FC Krasnodar: a 1-1. Gregory van der Wiel was ninety minutes on the bench.

The Russians, the heenwedstrijd with 1-0 win, came after a seven-minute lead in Istanbul. Ex-Feyenoorder Fedor Smolov did for the opening goal on behalf of Krasnodar, where Andreas Granqvist (former FC Groningen) as leader the entire game played.

Just before half-time came Fenerbahçe still at the same height by a goal by the Brazilian Souza, but beyond that came the home team. Fenerbahçe in the group stages, yet one of the opponents of Feyenoord.


Huntelaar did with Schalke 04 in the next round to reach by PAOK Saloniki off. The Germans were defending in Gelsenkirchen with success a 3-0 lead from the heenwedstrijd: 1-1.

Huntelaar was at the kick-off and played the entire match for Schalke. The 33-year-old striker got a quarter of an hour for the time a yellow card.

At that time, it was already 1-1 by goals from Alessandro Schöpf and Matija Nastasic (own goal) in the first 25 minutes.

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