Copenhagen, Shakhtar stroll into Europa League quarterfinals
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FC Copenhagen and Shakhtar Donetsk are the first two teams to reach the Europa League quarterfinals after securing comfortable victories.

The Danes booked their ticket to the next round with a decisive 3-1 win on aggregate over Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday.

Copenhagen lost the first leg 1-0, but the deficit was erased just four minutes into the contest before the home side added another two goals in the second half to eliminate the Turkish club.

Shakhtar Donetsk will join Copenhagen in the last eight, as the Ukrainian side progressed with a 5-1 aggregate win over Wolfsburg.

The home side picked up right where it left off in March, following up their 2-1 victory in the first leg with a decisive 3-0 win on Wednesday to eliminate Wolfsburg.

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