Athletics News of Thursday, 9 May well 2019
Hi there and very good night. Do you want much more? The past two evenings have observed some of the most impressive Champions League games in history.
Liverpool and Spurs equally accomplished comebacks from 3- down in their semi-finals to set up an all-English last in Madrid.
Arsenal and Chelsea are both in Europa League action tonight as they bid to make it a cleanse sweep of English finalists in Europe.
Arsenal glimpse in handle of their tie towards Valencia immediately after a 3-1 win at Emirates Stadium.
Mouctar Diakhaby’s header set Valencia in front in advance of Alexandre Lacazette slotted in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s move.
Alexandre nodded in Granit Xhaka’s cross seven minutes later on and Aubameyang’s late volley ensured Arsenal consider a two-purpose guide to Spain.
Somewhere else, Pedro scored an away purpose as Chelsea recovered from an early setback versus Eintracht Frankfurt to set up an fascinating Europa League semi-last return leg at Stamford Bridge.
Eintracht took the guide by way of their best scorer Luka Jovic, who fantastically steered in Filip Kostic’s ball.
The Blues, who started with Eden Hazard on the bench, equalised when Pedro thrashed property just ahead of half-time.
Don’t neglect that the winners of the Europa League qualify automatically for following season’s Champions League. So the stakes are large and we really should be in for a substantial evening of soccer.
The video games kick off at 7pm GMT. Keep with us for all the updates.