Tottenham was on their last leg against Lyon. Then whamo bamo lightening struck for Tottenham again in the same place and the same time. Mousa Dembele dialed up a lifeline in the 90th minute to give Spurs the needed one all draw at French sides house. Dembele nailed a long-range bomb from just outside the edge of the box. He nailed the gift bottom corner.
Tottenham advances to the round of sixteen on aggregate 3-2. Spurs won at White Hart Lane 2-1.
Newcastle edged FC Mentalist Kharkiv 1-0 in the Ukraine. Toons wins on aggregate 1-0 to advance to the round of sixteen in the Europa League. Shola Ameobi hit the PK in the 64th minute. The PK was set up when keeper Olexandr Goryainov tripped Newcastle’s Moussa Sissoko in the box.
Chelsea and Sparta Prague were tied on away goals at one apiece. It sure looked like extra but the Blues scored just before the buzzer to level this puppy at one all. Chelsea advances on aggregate 2-1. Eden Hazzard nailed the close range bomb in the 90th minute plus two to send the Blues to the round of sixteen.
Liverpool on the other hand trailed 2-0 on aggregate heading into the match at Anfield. Liverpool won 3-1 but lost on away goal difference 1-0. It was tied on aggregate but Zenit scored the only away goal of the home at home series in the 19th minute. Hulk’s goal sent Zenit St. Petersburg to the round of sixteen.
Hulk’s goal was set up by a costly defensive error by Jamie Carragher. Carragher misplayed a simple ball and thus gift-wrapped the goal scored by Hulk. Can you say bye-bye Liverpool from the Europa League.
Luis Suarez led the Reds with the daily double but his heroics weren’t enough to overcome a 2-0 loss at Russians clubs house last Thursday.
Three out of the EPL clubs advance to the round of sixteen in the Europa League.
This is it from Bobby Gee and the De Futebol Zone.