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Europa League: Atletico, Lazio Advance As Celtic, Napoli Crash Out

Europa League: Atletico, Lazio Advance As Celtic, Napoli Crash Out

Atletico Madrid, Lazio and Zenit St Petersburg all progressed into the Round of 16 of the Europa League after securing wins in the second leg of Round of 32 fixtures on Thursday.
At the Estadio Wanda Metropolitan, Atletico Madrid beat Danish club FC Copenhagen 1-0 to advance into the next round 4-1 on aggregate.
Kevin Gameiro scored the winner for Diego Simeone’s men.
 Napoli stunned their hosts RB Leipzig 2-0 at the Red Bull Arena courtesy of Piotr Zielinski and Lorenzo Insigne goals but the Italians crashed out on the away goals rule having lost the first leg 3-1 at home.
Another Italian club Lazio overturned a first leg 1-0 deficit to book their spot into  the next round after thrashubg Steau Bucharest 5-0 at the Stadio Olimpico, while Zenit St Petersburg of Russia also rallied back from their 1-0 first leg deficit to qualify at the expense of Celtic after securing a 3-0 win at the Krestovsky Stadium.
Dynamo Kiev and AEK Athens battled to a 0-0 draw in Athens. The hosts qualified on away goal rule.
   
RESULTS
Atletico Madrid        1   V      0    FC Copenhagen
Dynamo Kiev            0   V     0  AEK Athens
Zenit St Petersburg  3  V    0  Celtic
RP Leipzig                 0   V    2  Napoli
Villarreal                    0   V     1  Olympic Lyon
Victoria Plzen           2   V    0  Partizan Belgrade
Lazio                          5     V    1 Steaua București 
Sporting Lisbon       3     V     3 Astana

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