Paris: Defending champion Sevilla edged through at Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine to move into the UEFA Cup quarterfinals on Thursday along with AZ Alkmaar, Espanyol and Benfica.

Sevilla won 5-4 on aggregate due to an extra-time winning goal from Uruguayan striker Ernesto Chevanton.

The results: UEFA Cup (fourth round, second leg): Shakhtar Donetsk 2 (Matuzalem, Elano 83) lost to Sevilla 3 (Maresca, Palop, Chevanton). Sevilla wins 5-4 on aggregate.

AZ Alkmaar 2 (Arveladze, Koevermans) bt Newcastle 0. 4-4 on aggregate, Alkmaar advances on away goals.

Espanyol 4 (De la Pena, Tamudo, Luis Garcia, Pandiani) bt Maccabi Haifa 0. Espanyol wins 4-0 on aggregate.

Benfica 3 (Simao (2), Petit) bt Paris Saint Germain 1 (Pauleta). Benfica wins 4-3 on aggregate. Agencies

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