Indeed, they have already reached the second round after eliminating the Greek Olympiacos. The team reached granota Hellenic lands with enough of an edge, three goals, but it took the field with the intention of holding and yes to strike another blow. And that punch took only 8 minutes to arrive, when Martins marking head which was ultimately the only goal.
The goal of the Nigerian left cold to opposing players, and even the Levant had more chances to score. However, the home crowd’s heated enough and was launching flares and even field invasions by some exalted. Luckily, everything calmed down and the second half pulled the Levant order to keep the score and end like a game to add to his record in Europe.
The Lift will see in the next round against Rubin Kazan the team that has eliminated Atletico Madrid in this round. The set of Simeone traveled to Russia with the need to overturn a 2-0, and although it looked like the Argentine coach had decided to pull the tie for leaving home to several holders, the attitude on the field did nothing but think, as expected.
Anyway, despite playing better than his rival, Atletico failed to score the first goal until the 84th minute, marked by Falcao after a great play of Adrian. Too late, if at least Atletico had not given in the way that second goal against the Russians … But there was no time for regrets even just to try desperately to no avail.
Atletico is not the only cock that has fallen into this round. Napoli also dismissed, removed by Viktoria Plzen, Germans Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Monchengladbach, Benfica and Lazio respectively at the Lyon has fallen against Tottenham, and also the Liverpoool, which has been passed by the Zenit although almost get an epic comeback, or Ajax against Steaua.
The second round of the Europa League 2012-2013, is as follows:
- Viktoria Plzen – Fenerbahce
- Benfica – Bordeaux Girondis
- Anzhi Makhachkala – Newcastle United
- Stuttgart – Lazio
- Tottenham Hotspurs – Inter Milan
- Levante – Rubin Kazan
- Basel – Zenit
- Steaua Bucharest – Chelsea