SPORT

Juventus wins

PARIS: Juventus assumed command of its Europa League football last-16 tie against Fulham with a 3-1 first-leg win on Thursday.

The results: Round of 16 (first-leg): Atletico Madrid 0 drew with Sporting Lisbon 0; Hamburg 3 (Mathijsen 23, van Nistelrooy 40, Jarolim 76) bt Anderlecht 1 (Legear 46); Lille 1 (Hazard 84) bt Liverpool 0; Rubin Kazan 1 (Noboa 29) drew with Wolfsburg 1 (Misimovic 67); Benfica 1 (Maxi Pereira 76) drew with Marseille 1 (Ben Arfa 90); Juventus 3 (Legrottaglie 9, Zebina 25, Trezeguet 48) bt Fulham 1 (Etuhu 36); Panathinaikos 1 (Vintra 48) lost to Standard Liege 3 (Witsel 8, Jovanovic 16, De Camargo 74); Valencia 1 (Mata 57) drew with Werder Bremen 1 (Frings 24-pen) . — Agencies