Mar 20, 2014 at 6pm UK
Viktoria Plzen
Hrosovsky (60'), Petrzela (62')
Limbersky (9'), Cisovsky (81')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Gomis (45')
Lopes (40'), Briand (90')

Result: Lyon advance to quarter-finals of Europa League despite defeat

Viktoria Plzen defeat Lyon 2-1 at the Struncovy Sady, but exit the Europa League following their 4-1 first-leg defeat.

Lyon have advanced through to the quarter-final stage of the Europa League, despite losing 2-1 to Viktoria Plzen on the night.

Lyon's French forward Bafetimbi Gomis, defender Mouhamadou Dabo, midfielder Maxime Gonalons Lyon's and midfielder Jordan Ferri celebrate during the last 16 second-leg UEFA Europa League football match FC Viktoria Plzen vs Olympique Lyonnais on March 20, 2© Getty Images

The home side held a 4-1 lead coming into the contest following last week's first leg, and they had a great chance to extend their lead with 30 minutes played.

Corentin Tolisso got on the end of a cross in the six-yard box, but his header came back off the post to keep the scores level on the night.

It looked as though the half was going to finish goalless until Bafetimbi Gomis scored in the third minute of added time, skipping past opposition defenders before driving the ball inside the left post.

Duson Uhrin's side looked to stage a comeback after scoring twice in quick succession in the second half. First, Daniel Kolar converted after being played in by Patrik Hrosovsky on the hour, before Milan Petrzela crossed for Stanislav Tecl to give the hosts the second-leg lead.

Stanislav Tecl could have made it an even more tense finish for Les Gones, but he missed from the spot with 20 minutes remaining to all but end his side's hopes.

Viktoria Plzen's Stanislav Tecl is congratulated by teammates after scoring against Shakhtar Donetsk during their Europa League match on February 20, 2014
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