Europa League roundup: Atlético cruise but Dortmund stunned by Salzburg

first_imgShare on LinkedIn The goal came after he rode a challenge near the halfway line before advancing and, as the Moscow defence backed off, unleashing an unstoppable effort which darted into the top corner.Diego Costa then added a second two minutes after the break and Koke bagged a late third with Atlético in control.Valon Berisha’s double earned Red Bull Salzburg a 2-1 win at Borussia Dortmund. The Norway midfielder scored twice for the Austrians in the second half, his first a penalty, but André Schürrle pulled a goal back to keep the tie alive for Dortmund.In Russia, Lyon also grabbed a slender 1-0 first-leg lead against CSKA Moscow thanks to Marcelo’s first-half goal.Lucas Ocampos scored after just 41 seconds as Marseille beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 in France. The former Monaco winger also netted in the second half as Marseille put one foot into the quarter-finals. The former West Ham forward Dimitri Payet made it 2-0 after 14 minutes but Aritz Aduriz reduced the deficit from the spot after Adil Rami handled in the area. Payet then laid on the third goal for Ocampos in the 58th minute.Fredy Montero scored twice for Sporting as they beat Viktoria Plzen 2-0 in Portugal. The striker grabbed the opener in first-half injury time and added a second just four minutes after the break for a healthy lead.Júnior Moraes and Viktor Tsygankov gave Dynamo Kiev a 2-2 draw at Lazio. Ciro Immobile and Felipe Anderson scored quickfire replies after Tsygankov’s opener at the Stadio Olimpico but Moraes levelled to set up an intriguing second leg.Armindo Bruma and Timo Werner put RB Leipzig close to the last eight after a 2-1 home win over Zenit St Petersburg. The pair scored in the second half but defender Domenico Criscito netted a vital away goal with four minutes left. Read more Arsenal cast off gloom with Europa League first leg romp against Milan Lokomotiv Moscow news Red Bull Salzburg Topics Saúl Ñiguez’s stunning solo strike inspired Atlético Madrid to a deserved 3-0 win against Lokomotiv Moscow.The midfielder struck a superb opener as the two-time Europa League winners put themselves on course for the quarter-finals. Share on Twitter Borussia Dortmund Share via Email Atlético Madrid Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Europa League Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Reuse this contentlast_img