Ajax loses to Schalke 04 in extra time but advances to Europa League semifinals

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GELSENKIRCHEN, Apr. 20, 2017 (AMP) — Europa League 2016-17 : Schalke 04 defeated Ajax 3-2 after extra time, in the second leg of a quarterfinals on Thursday night at the Veltins-Arena in Gelsenkirchen.

The score was still 2-0 after the 90 minutes of regulation time, after goals from Leon Goretzka ('53) and Guido Burgstaller ('56) for Schalke 04, and both teams had to wait for overtime to settle the issue. The Royal Blues finally broke through with goals from Caligiuri ('101), while Viergever Nick ('111) and Younes ('120) scored for Ajax.

Ajax, who won the first leg (2-0), advance to the Semifinals.

Fixtures and Results : Quarter-finals

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Schalke 04

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Schalke 04
3:2
Ajax
3:2 (a.e.t.), 2:0 (0:0)
  • 20 April 2017
  • 21:05
  • Gelsenkirchen
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