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Atletico Madrid Book Europa Cup Last Four Ticket

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Atletico Madrid booked their Europa semi-final ticket despite losing to Portuguese club, Sporting Lisbon 1-0, Thursday night.

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Atletico were not at their attacking best but were more compact in defense as they had already  won the first leg 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano in Spain.

Antoine Griezmann failed twice when he faced Sporting goalkeeper but was unable to bury the ball inside the net.

Sporting Lisbon stung like bees as they required to cancel a two goal deficit to overturn the game but could only get a lone goal.

Acuna scored the lone goal but was not enough as Atletico Madrid goalkeeper, Jan Oblak put up an impressive saves to ensure they advance to the semi-finals stage.

Atletico Madrid are joined also By Salzburg who saw of Lazio after defeating then 4-1 to qualify on 6-5 aggregate.

Marseile also emerged victorious against a stubborn Leipzig to join the semi-finalists.

Arsenal defeated CSKA Moscow to complete the fourth team for the draws that will be held on Friday at UEFA headquarters in Switzerland.

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