Europa League Round Up: Late Lacazette Strike Helps Lyon Edge AS Roma
Alexandre Lacazette scored in stoppage time as Lyon came from 2-1 behind to beat Roma in the Europa League last-16.
Roma struck twice through Mohamed Salah and Federico Fazio to lead at half-time after Mouctar Diakhaby had given Lyon an early lead.
Lyon scored three second-half goals through Corentin Tolisso, Nabil Fekir and Lacazette ahead of next Thursday’s second leg in Rome.
Two goals from Mbwana Samatta helped Genk to a 5-2 win in their all-Belgian tie at Gent.
It finished 1-1 in the all-German tie between Schalke and Borussia Monchengladbach, while substitute Claudio Beauvue’s last-minute header clinched Celta Vigo a 2-1 first-leg win against Krasnodar.
Besiktas hold a slight advantage in their tie against Olympiakos after drawing 1-1 in Greece.
Former Cardiff City striker Andreas Cornelius headed a second-half winner as Danish champions FC Copenhagen beat Ajax 2-1.
Nicolae Stanciu’s solitary strike help Anderlecht defeat Apoel Nicosia 1-0 in Cyprus.