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Andrea Pirlos sumptuous free kick earned Juventus a place in the Europa League quarterfinals, where the competition favourites were joined in an attractive lineup by Sevilla after its penalty-shootout win over fierce Spanish rival Real Betis on Thursday. http:///...Copa-America-Jersey/ . Portuguese sides Benfica and Porto also advanced to the last eight while Basel overcame an early red card to win 2-1 at Salzburg and progress from a last-16 second leg that was briefly suspended because of crowd trouble. Lyon, Valencia and AZ Alkmaar will also be in Fridays draw in Nyon, Switzerland, where the team to avoid will be Juventus -- even though the Italian champions made heavy work of their all-Italian last-16 match against Fiorentina. Having drawn 1-1 at home in the first leg, Juve was staring at elimination on the away-goals rule until Fiorentina defender Gonzalo Rodriguez was dismissed in the 69th minute for a second booking. From the resulting free kick at the edge of the area, Pirlo stepped up and whipped a brilliant strike into the top corner to seal a 1-0 win. The classy Italy midfielder shows no sign of decline at the age of 34 -- he scored a similarly sublime free kick for his team in a last-gasp league win over Genoa on Sunday, which kept Juve 14 points clear in Serie A and on course to defend its title. Juventus will be hosting the Europa League final on May 14 and the runaway Italian league leader may yet be playing in the showpiece match in front of its own fans. Sevilla overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit courtesy of goals by Jose Antonio Reyes and Carlos Bacca, earning a 2-0 win that sent the match to penalties. Sevillas first spot kick by Vitolo was saved but Alfred NDiaye and Nono failed to find the target with Betis last two attempts, putting the two-time winners through 4-3 on penalties. Benfica remained on course for a return to the final after surviving a late fightback by Tottenham to draw 2-2 in their second leg and advance 5-3 on aggregate. Two goals in less than two minutes by Nacer Chadli put Spurs 2-1 ahead on the night and gave them 11 minutes to score another, which would have forced extra time. The English team missed a number of chances before conceding a penalty deep into injury time, converted by Lima. There was no repeat of the touchline spat between rival coaches Jorge Jesus and Tim Sherwood form the first leg -- Sherwood opted to sit in the stands and stay out of trouble. Portos 1-0 lead from its first leg against Napoli was wiped out by Goran Pandevs deft finish in the 21st minute. The Italian side dominated but was picked off on counterattacks through goals by Nabil Ghilas in the 69th and Ricardo Quaresma in the 76th. Quaresma, the mercurial playmaker, finished off a flowing move by jinking between two defenders and slamming a shot high into the net for the goal of the evening. Duvan Zapatas consolation goal earned Napoli a 2-2 draw but it exited 3-2 on aggregate, denying coach Rafael Benitez the opportunity to retain the title he won when in interim charge of Chelsea last season. Players were taken off the pitch by the referee for about 10 minutes midway through the first half of Salzburg-Basel after missiles, including fireworks, were thrown onto the field of play by Basel fans. The score was 1-0 to Salzburg at the time after Jonatan Sorianos competition-high eighth goal in the Europa League, while Basel was down to 10 men after Marek Suchys straight red in the ninth minute. However, Marco Streller and Gaston Sauro scored headed goals in the second half for the Swiss team and Salzburg also ended the match with 10 men after Alan received a second yellow card for trying a bicycle kick and hitting Basel defender Philipp Degen in the face. Lyon lost 2-1 at Viktoria Plzen but advanced 5-3 on aggregate, Valencia beat Ludogorets Razgrad 1-0 thanks to Paco Alcacers 59th-minute goal and advanced 4-0 on aggregate. AZ Alkmaar drew 0-0 at Anzhi Makhachkala for a 1-0 aggregate victory. http://www.teambrazilsoccer.com/Lucas-Lima-Copa-America-Jersey/ .The moves on Tuesday were expected. The off-season signings of wing players Thabo Sefolosha and Kent Bazemore, combined with the addition of rookie centre Adreian Payne, left no openings on the roster. http://www.teambrazilsoccer.com/Willian-Copa-America-Jersey/ . According to several reports, the quarterback has asked for a trade or his release from the team. The reports state Pryor strongly wants to be a starter, and that wont happen in Oakland.LAWRENCE, Kan. -- On an afternoon in which three Georgetown players fouled out and his team sent No. 18 Kansas to the free throw line 46 times, Hoyas coach John Thompson III reached an obvious conclusion. His team just wasnt physical enough. "I thought we were the farthest thing from it to be honest with you," Thompson said without a trace of sarcasm. "We slapped and fouled, but we werent physical." The Jayhawks took advantage of the Hoyas foul trouble, overwhelming them in the second half with a variety of highlight-reel slams in an 86-64 victory Saturday. "If you look at the game, we didnt make enough of the physical plays," Thompson said. "When I say that I mean a good box out. When I say that I mean if its a loose ball we have to be the one to aggressively go after it and come up with the 50-50 balls." Tarik Black came off the bench to score 17 points and Joel Embiid also had 17 for the Jayhawks (8-3), while Markel Starks paced Georgetown with 19 and DVauntes Smith-Rivera added 12. The Hoyas (7-3) tried to use the kind of muscle that has suited them so well in the rough-and-tumble Big East, but all they did was get into debilitating foul trouble. Bruising big man Josh Smith, who had been averaging 14.1 points, scored just five before fouling out. Moses Ayegba and Nate Lubick also fouled out as Kansas asserted its dominance in the post. "They did a good job of getting us in foul trouble and we got deep into the bench," said Thompson, whose team was playing its first true road game. "Do we have a lack of depth? I dont know. I dont think necessarily the guys that were in foul trouble played particularly well." Andrew Wiggins added 12 points and Naadir Tharpe had 10 for the Jayhawks, who proved once more why the Phog is such an intimidating venue. Kansas pushed its non-conference home winning streak to 67 games by beating the Hoyas in their first visit to Allen Fieldhouse. "This venue is storied," Thompson said. "With that being said it wasnt the venue or the fans, it was the guys down on the other bench that I thought played at a high level today." The game was so rough that Jayhawkss forward Perry Ellis left early in the second half after taking an elbow to the back of his head. http://www.teambrazilsoccer.com/Fred-Copa-America-Jersey/. Ellis tried to stay in the game but missed a free throw so badly that he took himself out. He never returned from the locker room. "If he had a concussion, its very, very slight," Kansas coach Bill Self said. "He did bruise the nerve in his neck. ... Its something hell be able to come back from in a short time." Just as every other team has done this season, Georgetown tried to combat the Jayhawks length and athleticism by employing a zone defence in the first half. The only problem was the Hoyas were so mired in foul trouble that they didnt have anybody to occupy the inside. "We didnt do what we needed to do to win the game," Lubick said. "We didnt make the type of plays with our frontcourt that you need to make to come and win a game here." Kansas built its 44-34 lead thanks in part to a 14-3 run fueled by its defence. Georgetown at one point went more than 10 1/2 minutes without a field goal. Ayegba and Lubick had three fouls each by halftime, and three other Hoyas who spent time guarding the paint had picked up two fouls. That included Smith, who picked up his third in the opening minute of the second half and had to spend long stretches on the bench. Georgetown tried to get back into the game midway through the second half, trimming its deficit to 59-47 on Jabil Trawicks basket. But frustration boiled over for the Hoyas when Trawick clobbered Wiggins on the way to the basket, and the teams nearly came to blows. Wiggins responded by knocking down a 3-pointer in Trawicks face, and in a matter of minutes, the Jayhawks had built a comfortable lead. Embiid put an exclamation mark on it when he followed up a miss by Wiggins with a thunderous jam that left the entire goal shaking. It set off a festive celebration of the Jayhawks first game at the Phog in 29 days. "The last couple practices before this game, I told the guys it would be a fun game to come back home," Tharp said. "I knew it was going to be exciting. I knew it was going to be turned up in there. It was just a good game." Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' ' 
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