18 Dec 2010

Athletico out of Europa Cup

11:56 am on 18 December 2010

Holders Atletico Madrid have been knocked out of football's Europa League at the group stage after being held 1-1 by Bayer Leverkusen in their final game.

Aris Salonika went through at Atletico's expense by beating Rosenborg 2-0 to finish second in Group B with 10 points from six games, two ahead of the Spaniards.

Leverkusen had already qualified.

Manchester City finished top of their group after drawing 1-1 at Juventus.