Arkadiusz Milik scored two goals and his Olympique Marseille won 2-1 against FC Basel in the first game of the 1/8 final of the Conference League. Kamil Grabara defended the goals of FC Kopenhagen in a 4-4 draw against PSV Eindhoven. The rematch will take place on 17 March.
Arkadiusz Milik could have scored three goals until halftime. During this time, he confined himself to just one, penalty kick ended in the 19th minute. After the break, the Pole raised the score to 2:0 by hitting the ball after a shot by Valentin Rongier. That was his third and fourth hit. Indeed, he reduced the extent of the defeat, but they were unable to turn the tables.
Milik scored two goals FC Basel
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FC Kopenhagen, with Grabara in goal, played against PSV Eindhoven. In the Netherlands, the guests led 3-1 until the break. After the change of sides, the shooting continued. The locals led to a 3-3 draw. Later, the visitors were able to recover and then lost it five minutes before the end of the regular time. In the 63rd minute, the Polish goalkeeper defended a penalty kick from Gakpo. The result 4:4 leaves them an open way to the quarterfinals.
Grabara defends the penalty kick
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In Arhnem, Vitesse proved to be a challenging opponent for AS Romy. In the end, Jose Mourinho scored a narrow but valuable 1-0 victory. Nicola Zalewski was a member of the Italian team. The judge was Pawel Raczkowski. The referee of the match in Thessaloniki, where PAOK won 1:0 KAA Ghent, was Bartosz Frankowski.
The Conference League is a new UEFA match – the third level after the Champions League and the Europa League. The final of the first edition will take place on 25 May in Tirana.