Europa League / Europa Conference League: Nkunku send Leipzig to semi-finals, Leicester oust PSV

RB Leipzig qualified for the Europa League semi-finals after a 2-0 win in the second leg of the quarter-final against Atalanta Bergamo on Thursday. Frenchman Christopher Nkunku scored two goals for the Germans. In the Europa Conference League, Leicester moved into the last four due to their astonishing 2–1 success against PSV Eindhoven (0–0 in the first leg).

We know the identity of the first team to qualify for the semi-finals of the Europa League. This Thursday, Atalanta went on to get their ticket to the last four of RB Leipzig C3 thanks to a 2-0 win on the lawns of Bergamo. Despite a 1–1 draw at home in the first leg, the Germans managed to snatch qualification on the DEA’s lawn.

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Christopher Nkunku scored two goals of the game. Perfectly served by Laimer Back, the Frenchman first opened the scoring in the 18th minute, doubling the lead in the 87th before he got himself. The former PSG has scored 30 goals in 43 games this season in all competitions.

Leicester oust PSV in Europa Conference League

From now on, Leipzig are waiting for the result of the quarter-final between Braga and Rangers (this Thursday at 9 pm) to know their opponent in the semi-finals. The Portuguese won the first leg 1–0 at home. OL, who play their quarter-final second leg against West Ham this Thursday at 9 pm, can only cross paths into the final of this competition with Leipzig and Nkunku.

In the Europa Conference League, Leicester are the first to qualify for the semi-finals. The English, who had defeated Stade Renais in the previous round, overcame PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands (2–1 win, 0–0 in the first leg). Leading 1–0, Fox held on to thanks to Madison (77th) and then Pereira (88th) in the final quarter of an hour.

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