Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City were each fined a record 60 million euros ($82 million) for breaching financial rules imposed on teams competing in European soccer tournaments.
Chelsea defeated Rubin Kazan 5-4 over two games to advance to the semifinal round of soccer’s Europa League.
Fernando Torres scored two goals as Chelsea defeated Rubin Kazan 3-1 in their Europa League soccer quarterfinal opener.
Gareth Bale continued his scoring run and set up another goal as Tottenham beat Inter Milan 3-0 in their Europa League round-of-16 soccer opener. Chelsea lost 1-0 at Steaua Bucharest.
Chelsea advanced to the Europa League soccer semifinals after losing 3-2 at Rubin Kazan, as Tottenham was ousted in a penalty shootout and Newcastle exited following a draw.
Copenhagen advanced to the Champions League round of 16 for the first time, as Tottenham, Manchester United and Schalke finished atop their groups.
Newcastle, Tottenham and Chelsea all scored late goals to advance to the Europa League soccer quarterfinals, succeeding after their fellow English teams failed in the elite Champions League.
Inter Milan held on to defeat 10-man Tottenham 4-3 in soccer’s Champions League, as Barcelona and Manchester United also won.
Udinese, Rubin Kazan, Club Bruges and AZ Alkmaar claimed the last four spots in the Europa League round of 32 after they all tied their final group games 1-1.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Sheriff Tiraspol 2-1 to join seven other teams including fellow former champion Valencia in reaching the Europa League’s round of 32.