Europa League - Round of 16 - 2nd Leg
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Inter Milan 0-1 Eintracht Frankfurt: Jovic strike sends

Luka Jovic of Eintracht Frankfurt
Luka Jovic is on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt from Portuguese club Benfica

Inter Milan were knocked out of the Europa League at the San Siro as Luka Jovic's first half goal took Eintracht Frankfurt into the quarter-finals.

The 21-year-old Serbia forward raced clear to lob the ball over Inter keeper Samir Handanovic.

Inter, who were without Mauro Icardi, introduced 16-year-old Sebastiano Esposito, as they chased the game.

However, Frankfurt held on to reach their first quarter-final of a major European competition since 1994-95.

Luciano Spalletti's Inter side currently reside in fourth position in Serie A, with Frankfurt in fifth position in the Bundesliga.

Meanwhile Slavia Prague shocked Sevilla to win 4-3 after extra-time and 6-5 on aggregate in a thrilling contest.

Napoli lost 3-1 to RB Salzburg in Austria but held on to progress to the quarter-finals 4-3 on aggregate.

Munas Dabbur, Fredrik Gulbrandsen and Christoph Leitgeb scored for last term's semi-finalists but Arkadiusz Milik's early goal proved decisive for the Serie A club.

Villareal ease through

In Spain, Villarreal progressed after a 2-1 victory over Zenit St Petersburg to complete a comfortable 5-2 aggregate win.

Gerard Moreno and Carlos Bacca scored for the hosts with former Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic pulling a goal back late on for the visitors.

Benfica overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit against Dinamo Zagreb to advance after 3-1 on aggregate.

Substitute Jonas' goal took the tie into extra-time before further goals from Ferro and Alejandro Grimaldo wrapped up their win.

Goncalo Guedes late goal saw Valencia reach the last eight after a 1-1 draw at FK Krasnodar.

Magomed Suleymanov's 85th minute goal for the Russian club had looked as though it would take the tie into extra-time.

Line-ups

Inter Milan

  • 1Handanovic
  • 33D'AmbrosioBooked at 20mins
  • 6de Vrij
  • 37SkriniarBooked at 90mins
  • 21Cédric SoaresSubstituted forRanocchiaat 62'minutes
  • 8Vecino
  • 20ValeroBooked at 52minsSubstituted forEspositoat 73'minutes
  • 87Candreva
  • 16PolitanoSubstituted forMerolaat 80'minutes
  • 44Perisic
  • 11Keita

Substitutes

  • 13Ranocchia
  • 27Padelli
  • 40Gavioli
  • 67Zappa
  • 68Merola
  • 70Esposito
  • 77Brozovic

Frankfurt

  • 31Trapp
  • 13Hinteregger
  • 20Hasebe
  • 2Ndicka
  • 17RodeBooked at 63minsSubstituted forMendes Paciênciaat 89'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 24da Costa
  • 11GacinovicSubstituted forde Guzmánat 59'minutes
  • 15WillemsSubstituted forStenderaat 73'minutes
  • 10Kostic
  • 9HallerBooked at 57mins
  • 8Jovic

Substitutes

  • 1Rönnow
  • 3Falette
  • 6de Guzmán
  • 21Stendera
  • 23Russ
  • 33Tawatha
  • 39Mendes Paciência
Referee:
Ovidiu Hategan
Attendance:
49,866

Match Stats

Home TeamInter MilanAway TeamFrankfurt
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home12
Away18
Shots on Target
Home4
Away8
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home15
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Inter Milan 0, Eintracht Frankfurt 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Inter Milan 0, Eintracht Frankfurt 1.

Attempt blocked. Gonçalo Paciência (Eintracht Frankfurt) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sébastien Haller.

Foul by Danilo D'Ambrosio (Inter Milan).

Sébastien Haller (Eintracht Frankfurt) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan de Guzmán.

Booking

Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan).

Sébastien Haller (Eintracht Frankfurt) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Gonçalo Paciência (Eintracht Frankfurt) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Davide Merola (Inter Milan) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

Attempt saved. Luka Jovic (Eintracht Frankfurt) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan de Guzmán with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Eintracht Frankfurt. Gonçalo Paciência replaces Sebastian Rode because of an injury.

Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sébastien Haller (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt) because of an injury.

Foul by Andrea Ranocchia (Inter Milan).

Makoto Hasebe (Eintracht Frankfurt) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Sébastien Haller (Eintracht Frankfurt) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Filip Kostic.

Offside, Eintracht Frankfurt. Kevin Trapp tries a through ball, but Luka Jovic is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Davide Merola replaces Matteo Politano.

Foul by Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan).

Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Martin Hinteregger.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Martin Hinteregger.

Attempt missed. Sebastiano Esposito (Inter Milan) with an attempt from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Matteo Politano with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Inter Milan. Sebastiano Esposito replaces Borja Valero.

Substitution

Substitution, Eintracht Frankfurt. Marc Stendera replaces Jetro Willems.

Corner, Inter Milan. Conceded by Makoto Hasebe.

Attempt blocked. Milan Skriniar (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

Keita (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jetro Willems (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Corner, Eintracht Frankfurt. Conceded by Ivan Perisic.

Attempt saved. Antonio Candreva (Inter Milan) right footed shot from more than 40 yards on the right wing is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt saved. Matías Vecino (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Milan Skriniar.

Attempt missed. Luka Jovic (Eintracht Frankfurt) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jetro Willems.

Stefan de Vrij (Inter Milan) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sébastien Haller (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Attempt saved. Matteo Politano (Inter Milan) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ivan Perisic.

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