EUROPE LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Daichi Kamada scores a 53-minute hat trick in victory at Eintracht Frankfurt
EUROPE LEAGUE AROUND-UP: Daichi Kamada scores 53-minute hat-trick as Eintracht Frankfurt seal last-32 win first leg over RB Salzburg
- Daichi Kamada had an unforgettable evening when Frankfurt hammered RB Salzburg
- Sporting Lisbon assured a comfortable 3-1 from Istanbul Basaksehir
- Isaac Kiese Thelin scored on both ends when his Malmo-side lost to Wolfsburg
Daichi Kamada scored a hat trick in 53 minutes when Eintracht Frankfurt defeated RB Salzburg 4-1 at Commerzbank Arena.
Filip Kostic added a fourth at 56 minutes, but Hee-Chan Wang provided a comforting goal of 85 minutes to give the Austrian club a glimmer of hope.
Sporting Lisbon took an important step towards the Europa League last Thursday by winning a 3-1 victory on Thursday in their round of 32 first leg collisions with Istanbul Basaksehir.
The Portuguese club ran a 3-0 lead thanks to goals from Sebastian Coates, Andraz Sporar and Luciano Vietto, but Edin Visca’s late penalty makes Silas careful for the second leg in Turkey.
Daichi Kamada in Frankfurt celebrates the scoring of his hat-trick goal against RB Salzburg
The progress of the Europa League in Seville remains in the balance after they have saved a 1-1 draw at CFR Cluj.
Ciprian Deac’s free kick gave the hosts a 59-minute lead. Youssef En Nesyri, however, brought in an important equalizer with eight minutes of normal time.
Meanwhile, Shahktar Donetsk won a 2-1 win over Benfica with Alan Patrick breaking the deadlock and Viktor Kovalenko scoring the decisive goal after Pizzi’s penalty.
Viktor Kovalenko of Shakhtar Donetsk shoots at goal during the 2-1 victory over Benfica
FC Basel plundered three goals at APOEL Nicosia, except for their place in the next round, as Raoul Petretta, Valentin Stocker and Arthur Cabral all scored in Cyprus
Malmo took an unlikely lead over Wolfsburg thanks to the penalty from Isaac Kiese Thelin. Josip Brekalo reacted only two minutes later and Thelin’s joy turned to despair when he turned into his own net to give the Bundesliga side a one-goal lead on the way to the second leg.
AZ Alkmaar and LASK played a 1-1 draw in the 86th minute of Holland Teun Koopmeiners canceled the first half of Marko Raguz.
Isaac Kiese Thelin scored on both ends when his Malmo-side fell against a 2-1 loss against Wolfsburg