Europa League: Mesut Özil in the starting XI

After the surprising first leg defeat in Belarus Arsenal has convinced at home and is thus in the second round of the Europa League. Salzburg disassembled Bruges within a half.



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Arsenal FC - BATE Borisov 3: 0 (2: 0)

In the first leg in Borisov Arsenal had still embarrassed and lost 0-1 against the Belarusian club. At home, the favored Gunners relieved the situation and qualified for the second round. However, they got early help from the opponent.

In the fourth minute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had enough space for a cross into the box. Zakhar Volkov went to the ball and steered him with the shin into the gate to 1-0. Shkodran Mustafi (39 minutes) increased his header after a corner kick from Granit Xhaka. The third goal of the London scored Sokratis (60.), four minutes after his substitution - also headed for a corner. Arsenal played again with Mesut Özil, who was last considered by coach Emery.

RB Salzburg - Club Bruges 4: 0 (3: 0)

The Austrians had to accept the first defeat in the 32nd competitive match of the season at 1: 2 in the first leg. At home, Salzburg took an early lead through Xaver Schlager (17.) and could have done so almost earlier. Munas Dabbur (11) missed out on the penalty spot.

Patson Daka and Marin Pongracic showed a remarkable double pass in the 2: 0, which Daka completed with a swerve into the far corner. Shortly before the break Daka (43.) made his double complete. After a ball hit Schlager sent the attacker deep, who remained calm before the opposing goal and scored the 3-0. Dabbur (90. + 4) put in the stoppage time 4-0 final.

REF: http://www.spiegel.de/sport/fussball/europa-league-fc-arsenal-erreicht-das-achtelfinale-a-1254521.html