Thursday, May 2 was the second leg for the UEFA Europa League Semifinals. Chelsea were at home to Basel while Benfica hosted Fenerbahce. Chelsea began the night with a 2-1 aggregate lead while Fenerbahce had a 1-0 aggregate. U.S. readers can check out the video highlights posted below. The first leg highlights can also been seen here.
The Europa League Final is being played on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Chelsea 3 – 1 Basel: Chelsea advances to the final with a 5-2 aggregate score. Fernando Torres, Victor Moses and David Luiz all scored for Chelsea within a ten minute period in the second half between minutes 50′-59′. Basel had taken a 1-0 lead into the half thanks to a first half stoppage time goal from Mohammad Salah.
Full Match Highlights:
Benfica 3 – 1 Fenerbahce: Benfica advances to the Europa League final thanks to their three home goals. The aggregate score finished with Benfica up 3-2.
Full Match Highlights