Eintracht Frankfurt beat Barcelona to advance to Europa League semifinal

Baku, April 15, AZERTAC

Eintracht Frankfurt advanced to the UEFA Europa League semifinal with a 4-3 aggregate win over Barcelona on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency.

Eintracht Frankfurt broke the deadlock in the fourth minute with a penalty goal from Filip Kostic at Camp Nou.

The German side doubled the lead when Rafael Santos Borre whipped a long-range shot from outside the box in the 36th minute.

Serbian midfielder Kostic scored again as he hit a powerful left-foot shot from close range in the 67th minute.

Sergio Busquets and Memphis Depay (penalty goal) each scored stoppage-time goals for Barca, but their efforts were not enough to help their side win the match.

Frankfurt defender Evan Ndicka was shown a red card in the 100th minute.

The German football side will face West Ham United while Leipzig will take on Rangers for the next stage.

Quarterfinal results

Atalanta - RB Leipzig : 1-1, 0-2

Barcelona - Eintracht Frankfurt : 1-1, 2-3

Olympique Lyon - West Ham United: 1-1, 0-3

Rangers - Braga : 0-1, 3-1

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